Tag Archives: Accepting

Maybe divorce ISN’T so probable after a brain injury

Brainline.org just seems to be on fire lately (May 2015) and this article caught my eye. Two things: I am posting it with little comment AND I must admit that I was wrong when I referred to dismal stats on the … Continue reading

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Can’t Unsee That

Arrrrrgh!!! I can’t unsee that! I’ve picked up this recent wise crack and used it with a wry chuckle in my throat many times. I’ll give you a little chuckle of your own here.  This was me last weekend just … Continue reading

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Is it Available to You?

You might be wondering just what I’m talking about with such a vague title. Heck, I know I was when I came up with it. Anyway, I’ll get to that towards the end of this post but it has something to … Continue reading

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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 be celebrated. Of … 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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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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