Monthly Archives: October 2012

I hope things work out okay

The skills-building continues. I had a pretty good weekend and I got a lot accomplished, putting my personal portfolio online. Looking at it now, I can see much room for improvement, which is good. I just need to not get … Continue reading

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This is not how I want to think, but I’m going to say it anyway

I have been feeling very down, these past few days. I know that I am over-tired, and that has a lot to do with it. But still… I feel down, and I don’t like it. On the one hand, I … Continue reading

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Yeah, I did that

I’ve been working on my online portfolio for the past couple of days – the job search has made it obvious that I need to get something online that people can look at, so they can see the depth and … Continue reading

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Thick and dense and really tired

So it’s time to go to bed. Before midnight, no less. It’s a start…

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Good to stretch

So, the weather is getting colder, and with it comes more pain. It woke me up overnight and kept me up for a few hours, so I’m behind on my sleep. It’s time to start stretching before bed again. I’ve … Continue reading

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Patching up

Okay, it’s Monday. I had a nap yesterday, then ended up staying up later than I should have, watching television that is NOT improving my life ;) Oh, well. So it goes. I did actually get some good things done … Continue reading

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James Cracknell: Hopefully, we’ll get back to where we once were

James Cracknell and his wife Beverley Turner have written a searingly honest account of the impact his devastating brain injury and personality change have had on family life “You’re not the man I married.” Of all the hard truths James … Continue reading

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James Cracknell and Beverley Turner: ‘For a moment, I genuinely thought he might kill me’

From The Telegraph: In our second exclusive extract from James Cracknell and his wife’s account of his brain injury, Beverley Turner recalls bringing him home to their children only to find he is a changed man. By James Cracknell, and … Continue reading

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The Importance of Team Support on the Road to Recovery

I found an interesting article today — about a Marine who did something about the isolation that veterans go through when returning with injuries – especially TBI. “They train together. They fight together. So if wounded, why shouldn’t they go … Continue reading

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Learning to learn again

So, the studies are going well. I have been working on some projects that are getting me “re-tooled” for my next steps. It’s pretty great, and I’m enjoying myself. One of the things I didn’t anticipate, though, is how exhausting … Continue reading

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