Monthly Archives: June 2010

Trusting the good

Okay, I admit it. I’ve been a bit stumped by aspects of the “mindfulness” thing. On the one hand, I get that it’s important to pay attention to what’s going on with me. And I get that it’s important to … Continue reading

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All of me

I’ve been reading Mindsight and thinking about how much Siegel talks about using the whole body to interact with the world, not just the brain. Mirror neurons… body scanning… breath… it makes sense, though I would like to have seen … Continue reading

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First day on the job was good

I’ll leave it at that and just savor the experience. I feel like I’m getting my life back. :)

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I’m going to start cooking (more)

I came across this the other day: Development and Evaluation of an Ecological Task to Assess Executive Functioning Post Childhood TBI: The Children’s Cooking Task,which talks about how kids with TBI made more errors in cooking, than kids without. Results: . … Continue reading

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Peeling back the screen

Tomorrow I start my new job. It’s starting to sink in. It’s also sinking in, just how “novel and narrow” my recently life has been. I’ve been so focused on job hunting and shifting my orientation away from the kind … Continue reading

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If it WAS a TBI, then this is good news

I’m making good progress reading Mindsight by Daniel Siegel. I’ve been reading in the mornings while I ride the exercise bike, as well as sometimes in the evening. It feels good to be reading again — I’ve realized that the … Continue reading

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I’m through to the other side

Made it…

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Fear can be my friend

Oh, man – was that ever a close call… I have been juggling money, the past few weeks, making sure that I’ve got enough in my main account to cover the online billpay expenses. Online billpay is awesome, but when … Continue reading

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A rare reprieve

I had planned to start my new job Friday. But they still have to get my workspace together, so it’s going to be Monday. That’s fine. I get a beach day on Friday! Woo hoo! I’ve been working so much, … Continue reading

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Just stay safe

Little alarm bells have  been going off in the back of my head, lately. I am at the kind of place in my life that previously has resulted in a number of mild traumatic brain injuries: I’m tired. I’ve been (over)tired … Continue reading

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