Since I just mentioned it again and am to have confused some people, let's talk about my vertigo issue. So... in autumn of 2000 I came down with a nasty flu. Fever, sinusitis, bronchitis. When it went, a constant vertigo stayed. Think sitting on a merry-go-around. Missed two months of school and had to practice walking again. Had to get brought to school by my parents again for a while, too dangerous otherwise. Sitting required concentrating, making school harder. But graduated on time and well.
What this has taught me though is how amazingly adaptable the human brain is. When this crap started I could no longer depend on my inner ear for balance, so my brain switched over to other senses. Pressure on the feet. Visual horizone. Seeing me climb, balance, stand on one leg, you would never know I have a problem unless I'm really tired or have a cold ^^ And that's something that not only have me a ton of respect for the human brain but is also something I'm mighty proud of. 😊
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