Category Archives: Serious Posts on Brain Injury

This category is where I’m going to be writing in earnest about what brain injuries do to you.

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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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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Being able to give back

Nothing all that special in this post but it is something I’ve been meaning to say with regard to a meaningful milestone in my recovery. I’m now at a point where I can do more than just hope things get better … Continue reading

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Stupid Stuff I Choose vs. Honest Mistakes

<<This is the second part of a really long post. I decided to separate the two main points and this discussion below is more focused on the need to recognize honest mistakes and have a little more self-compassion,>> I make jokes at … Continue reading

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Talking Myself to Death

<<This used to be a post about mistakes vs. plain stupid stuff but it was just too long so I split it after the discussion of the recent social mistake.>> I made a big mistake last week. Well, at least … Continue reading

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Adapting to Memory Problems

My wife just looooved to tell stories about my memory problems in those early days after the accident. Once I got discharged from rehab and sent home it wasn’t so funny anymore. because she was going to have to go back to … Continue reading

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