Monthly Archives: December 2010

Two steps forward, one step back

I’ve had some pretty hopeful things happen with me, lately. Just simple things, but still good. I recently completed some home repairs that I hadn’t been able to do right the first time. One of them was very, very simple … Continue reading

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Mild TBI/Concussion Recovery Guide online

Just found this from Brain Injury Association of Michigan — you might find it helpful: Recovering from Mild Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussion

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The best Christmas present ever

Yesterday I gave myself the best Christmas present ever – I cut myself a break. I quit being down on myself for all the things I feel like I have trouble with, I quit focusing on my year-end goals and … Continue reading

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Getting My Self Back

I will be so happy, when this is over. By “this” I mean the lingering bug that’s been hanging on and making me miserable. I had bronchitis a week or two ago, and it cleared up pretty well, but my … Continue reading

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Can this help recovery from TBI?

A new study on Turmeric – might this be helpful? A synthetic derivative of the curry spice turmeric, made by scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, dramatically improves the behavioral and molecular deficits seen in animal models of … Continue reading

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One act of humanity

Great article at ESPN about how Donald Driver helped Aaron Rodgers do the right thing. With one act of humanity and one public display of perspective, Packers receiver Donald Driver did more than a thousand studies or a million speeches. … Continue reading

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About Your Re-Employment after mTBI…

… I’ve got some good news and some bad news and some more good news. The first good news is, it’s possible — indeed, even probable — that after a mild traumatic brain injury, you will be able to return … Continue reading

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Routine reset time

Well, the end of the year is soon upon us, and with it comes some soul-searching and reflection on the past 12 months. The past year has seen tremendous growth for me, and as with many things that demand a … Continue reading

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Can we be done with these holidays, please?

Okay, I know I’m cranky and I’ve been a bit ill lately, but the disruption of the holidays feels even more challenging this year than any others. I am really looking forward to getting back to my routine. This sense of never … Continue reading

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When things are very, very different

Summary:Traumatic brain injury can change you in ways that are hard to handle. Lower energy levels, getting fatigued more quickly, mood changes, memory changes, and slower processing speed can make your life into a very different experience than before your … Continue reading

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