Monthly Archives: September 2010

Back in the game

Okay, I’m back. It’s been a pretty rocky ride, the past several months, with the new job and my spouse going through a lot of personal stuff. Money has been a problem (it still is), and we’re living closer to … Continue reading

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Back from my business trip

And feeling good. It was the first time I’ve been off by myself overnight in a business environment since my last accident. I had a lot of reservations, as the demands were going to be pretty heavy on me, but … Continue reading

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Anger, anger, more anger

Had an interesting day, yesterday — the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. “Finished up” the whole experience with a bit of a meltdown at 3 a.m. this morning. Life goes on, but surely there must be a … Continue reading

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A long post on another site – good reading

http://5magazine.wordpress.com/2010/09/21/what-is-the-traumatic-brain-injury/

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I finished reading a book

Here’s a blast from the past. About a year ago, I wrote this post (but forgot to publish it), absolutely giddy about having finished reading a book. Looking at where I’m at now, it’s pretty amazing the changes I’ve been … Continue reading

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Do all the concussions need to wreck us?

I’ve been giving a bit of thought to all the reports of concussions in the news, lately. Football players, ice hockey players, soccer players… not to mention all the reports of kids heading to the ER. Conflicting as those reports … Continue reading

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Addressing the trauma in traumatic brain injury

As I’ve been exploring the landscape of my head injuries over the past few years, one aspect of my life experience has consistently come to the fore — trauma… and its long-term effects on lives of both survivors and the … Continue reading

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Finding balance

I’ve been reading the DOD’s new Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Pocket Guide, and really appreciating it. It talks about definitions of mTBI and common symptoms, and it talks about different approaches to take to treat them. What a breath of … Continue reading

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mTBI Pocket Guide

This just in: In collaboration with the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC), DCoE distributed a Mild TBI Pocket Guide for providers at the DVBIC 4th Annual TBI Military Training Conference on August 30-31, disseminating the tool to over … Continue reading

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Concussion stampede

Football season is picking up, and with it comes a spate of stories about professional players suffering concussions… then we have stories about student athletes suffering concussions… head injuries on the rise… mild traumatic brain injuries increasing… trips to the … Continue reading

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