My name is Ivan Loesch. Herein lies a little background on me as a person. I am currently thirty-six years old, soon to be thirty-seven. I describe in detail the injury I sustained and the fallout of that injury on school and friends, my recuperation, and some points of interest. I hope that my story helps other people in such debilitating circumstances. I want to help in any way possible to alleviate suffering. For those still reeling from injuries at the hands of the sometimes careless public, you are not alone.