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About peterwick

I was a long-time jack of all trades. Until suddenly I was different.

It’s not that simple with Antonio Brown

There is a lot to unpack about the whole Antonio Brown story, yes. But here’s one aspect of his football life right here in this highlight [or rather, lowlight] video, courtesy of Vontaze Burfict. The video probably won’t play here … Continue reading

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Not your own private Idaho, huh?

It’s been over 5 years now and there’s a recurring problem I deal with – I get overwhelmed when there are more than a couple people speaking to me at once, especially if it is animated conversation. It’s hard to … Continue reading

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Are you, the TBI survivor, worthy for social & welfare assistance?

In one of my social work classes we were given questions to answer regarding the concept of the¬†worthy poor and its impact on the initial development of social welfare. We were also asked to comment on its place in the … Continue reading

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Starting over with something new = surprisingly difficult

What the hell do you do with your life after a TBI? Sometimes you go back to school and learn to do something else. Continue reading

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Look out for poor travel accommodations if you are physically disabled

While on a visit home I booked an inexpensive room at a hotel near my sister’s place. It was the Days Inn in Brewerton, NY and was set up through the Hotels .com site. When the reservation was made I … Continue reading

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Kid Gloves or NOT Kid Gloves?

That is the question at the moment. I was at our local BI support group meeting tonight. We were discussing some of the commonly uttered things we in the survivor community hear. Here’s a decent link to some of those … Continue reading

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Troubling Sign of Recovery?

I realized something the other night at a support group meeting. I’m getting better, I suppose, but it may not exactly be a good thing. I hope the way I felt¬†isn’t closer to the way I was before my accident … Continue reading

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Occupied Yet Adrift And Aimless

It’s been quite a while since I actually prepared a post here. I’m not sure why I fell away but it does fit a pattern. Maybe I was like this before but I do know that now it is much … Continue reading

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