Monthly Archives: August 2011

Less than a week till I get my life back

Oh My God I am so tired, it’s crazy. I’ve been working almost non-stop on some really tough problems for what feels like years. It’s actually only been a few months since we started turning up the volume on the … Continue reading

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You know you’re tired when…

This morning, I’ve reached a whole new level of fatigued silliness. I actually woke up with this “bright idea” about a personal improvement “information product” that I was convinced could help millions of people overcome a common problem. Sheesh! I … Continue reading

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TBI Myth #2: Recovery Occurs in a Year

Here’s more discussion of The 10 Myths of Head-Injury Myth #2: Recovery Occurs in a Year It was a traditional rule of thumb for physicians to tell patients and families that “whatever recovery will occur will happen in the first … Continue reading

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Raw: Irene in Nags Head

I’m watching videos of Hurricane Irene on the Weather Channel, thinking of all the folks who are evacuating, including friends of mine in New York City. They just keep getting it – all that snow over the winter, and now … Continue reading

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Learning the hard way may be the best way

I recently came across this article – Learning information the hard way may be best ‘boot camp’ for older brains (thanks Twitter) and I found it very encouraging. It seems to support what I believe more and more every day … Continue reading

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So, how DO I tell if I’m hurt?

I’ve been taking it easy, the past few days, trying to settle my nerves after that last fall. It was more like a slip-and-collapse than a fall, really. I think I did the right thing by just letting myself go … Continue reading

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Ow

This gets worse at night – the knot on the side of my head, the ache in my neck, the tightness in my shoulders. The one good thing is, I feel like sleeping. Thank heaven for small favors.

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Taking it easy… really

I’m still a little rattled after my fall. It’s a little bothersome, worrying about this, but I don’t want to make light of it, while at the same time not blowing it out of proportion. I had thought about calling … Continue reading

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Me and my mini multi-trauma

Well, wouldn’t you know it, no sooner do I start writing about multi-trauma, than I fall, hit my head, and jam my arm and shoulder. I’ve spent the past few days trying to figure out which I should be more … Continue reading

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Increasing mental effort – getting started

One area where I really need to put in more mental effort is with getting started on things. I’ve had increasing issues getting going on projects and tasks that I really need to take care of… but I just can’t … Continue reading

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