Monthly Archives: November 2011

13-Point Stress Test

I recently came across this 13 Item Stress Test at brainline.org which is part of a larger article on managing stress. 13 Item Stress Test answer T (True) or F (False) T F   I have a lot to do. T … Continue reading

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Ready for January

I hate to say it, but my holiday spirit seems to have fizzled before it even got started. It’s not even December, yet, and already I’m feeling pretty ragged. I’ve been sick for the past few days, I had a … Continue reading

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TBI Myth #3: The Concept of Plateau

Here’s more discussion of The 10 Myths of Head-Injury Closely related to Myth #2 – Recovery Occurs in a Year, this concept says that “recovery” starts after emergence from coma, continues at a gradual upward pace, then slows down, and … Continue reading

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Where it gets lost

So, I got some rest today, and I went out for a walk in the woods, and I’m feeling chill and fairly mellow tonight. I had hoped to get more done over my four-day weekend, but resting is the main … Continue reading

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Back to basics — again

I think I’ve written about this in the past… how I was getting back to basics, after having gotten pulled off base by all kinds of busy-ness and so forth. Well, it’s time to hit “re-set” again, and get back … Continue reading

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Down, up, down

Took a nice long nap this afternoon. Another one like it, on each of the next two days, and I’ll have almost made up for the lost sleep from the past week. Now that autumn is moving on, and I’ve … Continue reading

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From wonderful to weird, and back again…?

It’s been a very strange 48 hours. Must be the holidays — it all just kind of sneaked up on me, I guess. Anyway, I realize “loud and clear” that one thing I need to watch out for is fatigue. … Continue reading

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Where I get lost

So, despite starting the day feeling really good, I went to bed last night in a very emotional state. And I woke up this morning feeling just as emotional. What a change, from how I felt yesterday morning. It’s like … Continue reading

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i have a tbi and i am tired of being stupid

Somebody searched on that yesterday, and found their way to this blog. Can I just say, it seems like a LOT of people are doing that, lately… So many people with TBI feeling dumb, and saying so. I’ve been feeling … Continue reading

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You’re allowed to feel good, you know

I woke up early this morning again — 3:30 or 4:00, I believe. I lay there a while, looking at the ceiling before I looked at my clock — 4:00 a.m. And here I was planning to sleep till 8. … Continue reading

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