Monthly Archives: October 2010

Someone reviewing books about brain injury

Here’s the latest entry — one of my favorite books, and one that made all the difference in my being able to address my own TBIs. The Brain that Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain … Continue reading

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Never quit!

… is what the fortune cookie I just cracked open tells me. The second one I cracked open says, “Share your happiness with others today.”   Huh. I’m home alone tonight, with all my friends and immediate family out at … Continue reading

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Thoughts from the football world

More good stuff Head injuries causing concern among football players

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News from the ice hockey world

I’m pretty tired after today, but here’s some great reading: Summary on Ice Hockey Concussion Summit: What You Need to Know!

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No, I’m not changing my theme

As much as I appreciate the hard work of the folks at WordPress, and as impressed as I am (and I am) with their recent additions to the theme “family”, I’m not going to change the design of this blog… … Continue reading

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Shout out to an excellent blog

Just want to give a quick shout out to The Concussion Blog (http://theconcussionblog.com/), which is run by a certified athletic trainer in central Illinois. His blog is informative, insightful, current, and has just the right amount of information to raise … Continue reading

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Making do

Well, my windows laptop is making very strange, loud, alarming sounds — a squealing, grinding, belt-slipping sort of howl — so rather than take my chances, I’m switching over to my old iBook, which I got back when I had … Continue reading

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Enlightening Athletic Warriors

Xenith, makers of protective headgear for football, have published a great paper on the shift taking place in concussion awareness in sports, and the changes they believe are necessary to keep generations of athletes safe — and potentially healthier for … Continue reading

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Doing what it takes

Another weekend with some office work in the cards for me. I got slammed with some surprise projects that had to be done ASAP, this week, so the time I had allotted to doing some extended thinking about overdue projects … Continue reading

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A better way to approach trauma recovery

In my travels, I tend to come across people in helping professions. I meet them at social gatherings, at conferences, even just standing in line waiting for coffee. I have a large number of friends who are in corrections, social … Continue reading

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