Monthly Archives: July 2011

Two more days of travel

Another five-hour drive, followed by more family, then one last day of family and an eight-hour drive home. Holding steady, just want to not let the challenge get the better of me. So far, so good…

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The trip is going well

Just woke up from a 4-hour nap. Have been driving a LOT through some bad traffic and borderline tornado weather that looks a lot like the YouTube tornado videos I watch. Seeing many family members, some of whom I have … Continue reading

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A quick post, then off to start my day

I’ve got a busy day ahead of me. Lots to do. I took a look last night and realized how much is going on, so I shuffled some things around, I’m planning to cancel my evening appointment, and I’ll make … Continue reading

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Overcoming overstimulation

I’ve got a big trip coming up next weekend — I’m taking nearly a week to go see family in several states… kind of a follow-up trip to make up for not having been there for the holidays (I was … Continue reading

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Oslo & all of Norway, would do well to consider blast-injury / TBI as well as trauma

In the aftermath of the recent terrible events in Oslo, my thoughts go to the survivors of the city blast and camp shooting as well as their families. The blast that tore apart the government building in Oslo and the … Continue reading

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keep bumping into things with my head concussion

Somebody found their way to this site with this search string the other day. Needless to say, they’re not alone. Balance is a big issue for me. It’s been this way for a long time, to the point where I … Continue reading

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Last batch of quick responses to loaded TBI questions

This concludes my little series of quick answers to queries people have entered into search engines to get here. You can read the previous posts here: Quick responses to loaded questions More quick responses to loaded TBI questions Still more … Continue reading

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after 6 brain concussions should i do pot or any drugs?

Someone found their way to this blog by this search question today. “after 6 brain concussions should i do pot or any drugs?” Short answer — Probably not. The thing is, concussions/brain injuries can change how your body responds to … Continue reading

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Taking the pressure off

If only the weekends were a little bit longer… This is new for me. Up until about the last year, I almost disliked weekends a little bit because they interrupted my progress over the week. That was before I learned … Continue reading

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Therapy + TBI = Disaster

I’d like to propose something controversial here that probably won’t be well-received in psychotherapeutic circles. I’ve said it before, I believe, but I’m going to say it more emphatically now. Someone recently commented on another one of my posts, right … Continue reading

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