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Merry Christmas – may it be so

Merry Christmas, everyone. Happy Christmas. Frohe Weinachten. Feliz Navidad. And many more wishes in languages I do not know. I hope it is a good day for you, and that you find peace and a measure of happiness before the … Continue reading

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Two more days… then home!

Today we rest at my parents’ home, then we are driving home tomorrow… missing the worst of the Thanksgiving traffic. I’m going to pause now for a Christian moment, since I have been surrounded by very religious Christians for the … Continue reading

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You don’t dislike the whole painting because it has one ugly color

Everything has its upsides and downsides. My life has been quite awesome, lately, and also quite difficult. There have been days when I have just not felt like going on. But then it occurred to me that my life is … Continue reading

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Laser in, work it out, rest up, and repeat

One of the common problems after TBI/Concussion, is fatigue. It can be a killer… especially because we can become fatigued from (over)doing things we really love and that make us happy. When our brains become fatigued, they become more distractable. … Continue reading

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Oh, the excitement

The transmission went out on one of my cars. It actually imploded, and little bits of the machinery were floating around in the transmission fluid. Not enough money for another car — so went ahead and had the transmission replaced. … Continue reading

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Who am I today?

Summary / Bottom Line I don’t feel like myself, these days. I haven’t felt “like myself” in a long time. And all the hopes and dreams I once had as a kid, seem so far from me. But maybe, just … Continue reading

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I must be getting better… a lot better

Got back last night from my return drive home. Found my spouse sitting in a dark house, watching television. Now, that’s depressing. They were really happy to see me… but it only took an hour till they started digging into … Continue reading

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Making the most of my time

I had a very interesting experience yesterday. And today. I started practicing juggling a couple of balls, to rewire my brain and explore some neuroplasticity. I thought it went pretty well. I was able to juggle two balls for about … Continue reading

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Help for a racing heart rate

This post How I learned to slow my heart rate is by far the most popular one on this site, and it has helped a lot of people, from what they tell me. Folks have shared links to it, and hundreds … Continue reading

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What do I want for today?

So, it’s Friday. Finally. I have mixed feelings about this. On the one hand, it is a huge relief to be done with the week. On the other hand, I have so much to do and so many deadlines, that … Continue reading

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