Head Injury Recovery

My names Tim and 12 days ago I was involved in an incident at a music / art  festival my friends had put on. During the building process I had been standing near a large steel truss / LED fixture when the wind came out of nowhere.  I looked up with zero time to react and then it happened, there was a black flash & next thing you know I was under a pile of steel. It was quickly lifted off of me and I got up and attempted to run from the scene.. as I was running I noticed a massive amount of blood falling down my face and arms, all over my pants. It was there I made the decision to sit. My vision was going blurry as I heard dozens of voices around me going into panic. I recall asking for help hoping my two friends who are military veterans were nearby.. I asked in a calm voice to get pressure on the top and back of my head. I could feel my blood pressure dropping and the near death jokes began to fall out of my mouth.  I then heard my friends voice from above telling me “you’re not going to die I got you.” From that point I was rushed to the hospital with another friend involved in the incident.  What I can’t seem to wrap my head around is why I’m still alive. I felt a steel pin go through my head and I walked away from it with a two major flesh wounds.

Since the incident I’ve been recovering physically as fast as humanly possible as I can’t afford the downtime as much as I wish I could.  I’m grateful to be alive but the toll this has taken on me mentally and emotionally has been something out of a nightmare. I’m grateful to be alive but I’ve also been met with many expenses, mainly the expense on my mental health.. it’s been hard to sleep & I worry about whether this is even over. 

For my Go-fund-me all I ask for is anything that can be spared to cover day to day expenses while I get back on my feet. I didn’t want to make this public for the sake of preserving the reputations of the people who put in their hard work to make the event a reality for music and art lovers... but I have to think about what’s going on in my world too. 

Thank you for taking the time to hear me out. I’m so grateful to be alive and for the friends I can call family. 



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Tim Stark 
Huntington Beach, CA
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