Monthly Archives: November 2012

Taking a week away

I’ll be traveling for the next week, so I probably won’t be posting very much until weekend after next. I might not post at all, actually. I probably won’t have access to a personal internet connection — it’s going to … Continue reading

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Healing from TBI: Find what you love… and go after it

So, I’m taking a break from the “issues” to celebrate for a few minutes. I have found a kind of work that really, really moves me – and it’s complicated, so not everyone can do it (and drive the market … Continue reading

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TBI Issue #6 – Trouble finding words

This issue has been coming up with me a lot, lately – I have been having trouble finding words, and I’ve been struggling a bit with it. I try not to let it get to me, but sometimes it really … Continue reading

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TBI Issue #5 – Trouble understanding

So, I had a pretty good Thanksgiving. It was good to be with everyone, but I also burned through my money on gas and incidentals. It was cheaper than flying, but it’s still expensive to drive all that way. Anyway, … Continue reading

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Originally posted on ADD . . . and-so-much-more:
Stubborn? or Stuck!! by Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, CTP, CMC, ACT, MCC, SCAC A bit of Review to Catch You Up As I said in the previous article entitled ODD & Oppositional Rising: Most of us know somebody who…

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Keeping the home fires burning bright

We got back late last night from my Thanksgiving trip to my parents’ place. All the (living) siblings descended from points throughout the USA, with all the kids (plus a few friends) in tow, and we proceeded to completely overwhelm … Continue reading

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Homeward bound

This Thanksgiving has been a good one. It’s been a whirlwind tour, and it’s been completely exhausting, but I have held up remarkably well, I’ve taken good care of myself, and I haven’t had any terrible breakdowns, as in years … Continue reading

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Little Victory, Fall 2012 – I can taste my food

Oddly, I am able to taste my food and really enjoy it, like I’ve not done in recent memory – maybe ever. I’ve never been much of a connoisseur — food is food, and what matters most to me is … Continue reading

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What I’ve left behind

I’ve been thinking a lot, lately, about the things I’ve left behind over the years. The people, the places, the things… as well as the abilities and interests that have gone away, due in large part to TBI. With Thanks-giving … Continue reading

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Keeping focused on what matters right now

One of the things I’ve been working on, lately, is keeping focused on what matters to me right now. This is a two-part challenge: Keeping from getting pulled in different directions by competing ideas and activities, and Keeping from getting … Continue reading

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