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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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Everything that makes up the day

Today’s Fog Factor: 70% “with it” Well, I’m glad I had a nap yesterday. I got a little less than 7 hours of sleep last night, but I got right up, a little after 6 a.m. I really wanted to … Continue reading

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Another year of living dangerously

So, things are shaken up a bit at work. I have been moved up in the hierarchy by new folks who have no reason to fear or distrust me. Now, I just need to prove their trust is worth it. … Continue reading

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Still managing TBI issues, still paying attention…

Brain injury is a funny thing — not funny as in “Ha-ha-ha”, but funny as in “How weird – I didn’t expect that to happen at all”. One day, I’m fine, feeling good, and not sure how or why I … Continue reading

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Bringing light

I’ve been thinking a lot about this holiday season – and all the ways that it’s associated with light. Most of the “big” traditions I know about feature light of some kind, and no wonder — this time of year … Continue reading

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A strangely vulnerable place

I recently was pointed to an excellent blog post by someone who writes about disability. Her post No, You Are Not Adam Lanza’s Mother and Yes, Your Kid’s Privacy Matters really struck a nerve with me. She basically took to … Continue reading

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Not feeling sorry for myself (right now)

So, life is going to be life. And very often the hardest things are the most rewarding. And very often I lose sight of that and start feeling sorry for myself that “everyone else” gets to just move at their … Continue reading

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Navy SEALs Mental Training Video

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ju4FojRkEKU%5D The “Big 4” Components of Navy SEALs Mental Training Goal Setting – pick a goal, a “small chunk” of an overall goal, and focus on meeting it Mental Rehearsal (visualization) – see yourself doing what you going about to … Continue reading

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Today I rest… and read… and write

Well, I’m back from my working vacation. I had five days of work-work-work, from 7 a.m. till 8 p.m., then I had a few days to play. I got home in the wee hours, this past weekend, to find that … Continue reading

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Taking a break for about a week

I’m headed out of town for business travel in the morning, so I won’t be posting anything until after the 18th. I’m sure I’ll make some notes along the way and think more about my series about sports, concussion, and … Continue reading

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