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Good-bye chocolate. :( It’s been great… kind of

This is terrible. I have to stop eating chocolate. My go-to for those times when I need a pick-me-up and I want to avoid coffee, has now officially failed to serve its purpose. I’ve had a steady headache, now, for … Continue reading

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7-year NFL veteran Domonique Foxworth saw ‘Concussion’ and it made him question everything | For The Win

I found a great article today, talking about an NFL veteran’s reaction to the movie Concussion: http://ftw.usatoday.com/2016/01/domonique-foxworth-concussion Foxworth says: To me and other former football players, things that occur normally in all people’s lives–like forgetting a name or where the … Continue reading

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Finding new doctors this year

I need to find a new PCP – soon. My doctor, who I really liked a lot, and who worked with me better than anyone else I’ve ever met, passed away last September. I am still on the books with … Continue reading

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Not myself, this past month or so

I hate to admit it, but for the past month or so, I haven’t felt like myself. That is, the self that I had come to know myself to be, over the past years… the self I had trained myself … Continue reading

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Quiet day today

Last week was a full one. Full of news, both personal and international, and full of activity. My friends in Paris are safe. That is some consolation, as the terrible stories emerge. But it does nothing for those who were … Continue reading

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How easy it is to fool myself!

TBI can certainly make life interesting… in the sense of that old Chinese curse “may you live in interesting times”. One of the “interesting” things about TBI, is how it can screw with your sensory perceptions, as well as you … Continue reading

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Remembering what matters

I had an interesting exercise, over the past week or so. My hosting account got hacked, earlier this month, and my hosting provider shut down access to all of my websites. So, I had to go back in, make copies … Continue reading

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And then I hit my head (again) – now I can’t sleep

Man, this is so messed up. When I think about it, I start to get pissed off. And then I remember what getting really pissed off does to me, and I back it down a bit. I get my mind … Continue reading

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#10 Thing I wish they’d told me after my concussion(s)

10. Plenty of other people have had mild traumatic brain injuries (concussions), and most of them are getting on with their lives. Brain injury / concussion is extremely common – millions of people in the US experience once each year, … Continue reading

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#9 Thing I wish they’d told me after my concussion(s)

9. You may feel like this for a while. Yep, it’s unpleasant. Yep, it can suck. And yep, it can take a while to get all figured out. It’s practically impossible to explain to others what it feels like to … Continue reading

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