Author Archives: peterwick

About peterwick

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

Other Voices – Shawna

I’ve always said that I wanted this blog to be more than just me yammering I mean reflecting on how life goes after a brain injury. Maybe I’m a good writer, maybe not. I do know that no matter how I … Continue reading

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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

I haven’t quite figured out how I feel about all the messages out there but this essay is pretty good. Wish I couldn’t agree. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/amy-zellmer/5-things-every-tbi-survivor-wants-you-to-understand_b_6800984.html

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Like It or Not, That Day Will Come Around Each Year

The other day I was listening to a friend deliberate on what to call the day her injury struck. Something about the notion of calling it the anniversary was bothering her. She was wondering if it was something to celebrate. Continue reading

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A Discussion of How a TBI Can Affect the Survivor

From brainline.org, a nice review of the different sorts of conditions a survivor may be left to deal with long after health insurance no longer wants to cover the doctors and therapists. What Impact Will Moderate or Severe TBI Have … Continue reading

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Another triathlete’s account of a recent accident

This is detailed account of an accident that a fellow triathlete just had this week. He does quite a thorough job of describing the acute phase of recovering from a head injury. Time will tell how much of an injury … Continue reading

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TBI Support Communities on the Web

It’s been a while since I have posted anything with regularity and I decided to speak to that in this post. I stopped writing too much about being a TBI survivor on my own Facebook wall because, well, those details … Continue reading

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What really gets lost

Originally posted on Broken Brain – Brilliant Mind:
At a keyboard, I find my relief So, I have been noodling over the conundrum about why people don’t seem to A) believe me when I tell them I’m having a hard…

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You’re just

Those words are at the start to so many different sentences. I don’t want to get into a rant here. I only wanted to get this on the record. Wanna play ‘finish the sentence’, TBI style?

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