Real Warriors – Real Strength – Support # for combat #stress to call / chat

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Author: brokenbrilliant

I am a long-term multiple (mild) Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI or TBI) survivor who experienced assaults, falls, car accidents, sports-related injuries in the 1960s, '70s, '80s, and '90s. My last mild TBI was in 2004, but it was definitely the worst of the lot. I never received medical treatment for my injuries, some of which were sports injuries (and you have to get back in the game!), but I have been living very successfully with cognitive/behavioral (social, emotional, functional) symptoms and complications since I was a young kid. I’ve done it so well, in fact, that virtually nobody knows that I sustained those injuries… and the folks who do know, haven’t fully realized just how it’s impacted my life. It has impacted my life, however. In serious and debilitating ways. I’m coming out from behind the shields I’ve put up, in hopes of successfully addressing my own (invisible) challenges and helping others to see that sustaining a TBI is not the end of the world, and they can, in fact, live happy, fulfilled, productive lives in spite of it all.

1 thought on “Real Warriors – Real Strength – Support # for combat #stress to call / chat”

  1. Somebody like me who was injured through a fun sport and in my favorite two cars that were totaled. Even my fights should have never happened and i was usually defending ME. not others. I see these as luxuries. Our soldiers and their injuries deserve much special care.
    your blog becomes a little more meaningful when you speak of soldiers. thank you!

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