Monthly Archives: February 2011

Making the most of my impulsiveness

While I was riding the exercise bike this morning, I read up on impulse control problems. According to the research, impulse control is managed by the brain’s executive function, is located in the frontal lobe, so when you have an … Continue reading

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I have a page for the series

You can see the whole collection of pieces, as I write them here: Then And Now – Managing TBI Issues Over the Long Term

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The Problem with Impulsiveness

Okay, you say, so you’re a bit impulsive at times. Who isn’t? What’s the big deal? Here’s the big deal: With me, there’s no such thing as “a bit impulsive”. I’m REALLY impulsive. And when I go down that road, … Continue reading

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Then and Now… Issue #1: Impulsiveness

About a year ago, I put together a list of 84 ways TBI can make your life really interesting, which is a list of 84 different issues that can arise as a result of a traumatic brain injury. I pulled … Continue reading

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Then and Now – TBI Issue Management

Almost year ago, I published a list of 84 ways TBI can make your life really interesting, which is a list of 84 different issues that can arise as a result of a traumatic brain injury. I pulled together the … Continue reading

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Where Have All My Issues Gone?

I’ve been thinking a little bit lately about all my TBI-related issues which I was really struggling with over the years before I figured out what was going on with me and got some help. The last three years have … Continue reading

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The Post-Concussion Downward Cycle

Here’s a break-out of a scenario I’ve seen happen with concussion, both in my own life and in the lives of others. (Note: Click the graphic below to take a closer graphical look.) Here’s how I’ve witnessed concussion sideline perfectly … Continue reading

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Down and up again

It’s been a pretty interesting week. I’ve gotten too little sleep, but I’ve been doing more than usual. Maybe that goes hand in hand — the times when I am more tired are the times when I am more inclined … Continue reading

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Remember…?

I just got back from a great session with my neuropsych. We talked a lot about how I tend to lose sight of the great progress I’ve made. I tend to get so caught up in the moment, feeling like … Continue reading

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Miles to stretch before I sleep

So, I have been stretching before I go to bed each night, and am I glad I have.  The pain is much less than it has been, and it’s easier for me to relax and get to sleep. It’s also … Continue reading

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