Tag Archives: cooking

My compliments to the chef – that would be me

I just made myself the most incredible dinner. It was so good, I ate a little too fast, and now I need to rest… while I digest. I’m flying solo tonight, which means I can make myself meals my spouse … Continue reading

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Sleep, work, eat, live… rinse and repeat

I was flying solo last evening, moving at my own pace and enjoying having the house to myself. I watched a bit of t.v., then realized what a huge waste of time it was. I hate watching t.v. alone. So, … Continue reading

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A walk, a few chores, and a nap

So, I took a long look at my study, trying to see what books I can move out now, and what papers need to be filed in what places. As it turns out, this is not the simple job I … Continue reading

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TBI Recovery: Getting used to the highs and lows – Part 2

For many, many years, I have swung from one extreme to the other — from euphoria to panic to depression — with intermittent periods of balanced moderation, where I caught my breath before going back into the fray. I’ve long … Continue reading

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TBI Recovery: Getting used to the highs and lows – Part 1

One of the things I’ve been actively doing, over the past months, is getting use to the highs and the lows that are just outside my comfort zone. I’ve struggled a great deal with panic and anxiety over the decades, … Continue reading

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Eventually figuring it out…

Okay, so the last time I wrote, the turkey was in the oven, and I was on track to an amazing Christmas dinner. Then life happened. I’m not sure whether it was the ever-present concussion / TBI / post-concussion / … Continue reading

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Cooking up my recovery – follow-up

The cooking work continues. I announced a while ago that I was going to start cooking as a conscious way to deal with my TBI symptoms I reported in again that it helped me with my agitation and impulse control. … Continue reading

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I’m going to start cooking (more)

I came across this the other day: Development and Evaluation of an Ecological Task to Assess Executive Functioning Post Childhood TBI: The Children’s Cooking Task,which talks about how kids with TBI made more errors in cooking, than kids without. Results: . … Continue reading

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