Monthly Archives: January 2011

TBI SoS – Your life is a whole rehearsal…

… for the moment you are in now. Thus spake dictionary.com, when I wandered over to look up a word. True, true, true. And if all my life leading up to this moment is a rehearsal for this moment, then … Continue reading

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Head injury recovery – it’s sort of like rebuilding Haiti

Looking at my stats to see who’s reading this blog, and seeing how they found out about it, I often come across search engine terms that include the words “slow” and “concussion” in the same search phrase. No coincidence there. … Continue reading

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Doing to be

I got home late last night. “Late” being nearly 10 p.m. on a work night. Greeted like a returning hero of sorts. I was back. I did it. Part of me thinks this shouldn’t be such a big deal, and … Continue reading

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Time to eat

About 10 years ago, I lost someone close to me under terrible circumstances. There’s nothing like to see a loved-one lying on a hospital bed with a plastic sheet over their cut-open innards, dangling between waking and not-waking, unable to … Continue reading

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Work hard, play hard, and don’t forget to rest

A day into my week-long business trip, I’m getting my game-head on, thinking about how I’m going to play this week. The hotel where I’m staying has no coffee in the room, and I have to pay for internet connectivity, … Continue reading

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Hands down, one of the worst things about TBI

Fatigue… what a killer. It sucks the life out of you, beats you down, and how the hell can you escape it? You can’t. You try to sleep, but even with a good night’s rest, if you do anything even … Continue reading

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TBI SoS – Restoring a Sense of Self After Traumatic Brain Injury – How Can We Get Our Selves Back?

This is the seventh part in a multi-part exploration of sense of self and how it’s affected by traumatic brain injury. Read the other sections here. Note: I am currently writing a full-length work on Restoring a Sense Of Self … Continue reading

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The problem with concussion awareness

I’ve been thinking a whole lot about concussion awareness, over the past weeks. I’ve been checking out a great concussion blog, thinking about all the athletes (and other folks) who are getting injured, who may not be certain about their … Continue reading

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TBI SoS – What the self does to us…

This is the sixth part in a multi-part exploration of sense of self and how it’s affected by traumatic brain injury. Read the other sections here. Note: I am currently writing a full-length work on Restoring a Sense Of Self … Continue reading

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TBI SoS – Restoring a Sense of Self after Traumatic Brain Injury – The Things We Do for Our Selves

This is the fifth part in a multi-part exploration of sense of self and how it’s affected by traumatic brain injury. Read the other sections here. Note: I am currently writing a full-length work on Restoring a Sense Of Self … Continue reading

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