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Fantastic day, yesterday

Yesterday was a banner day. I had a good morning, reading and tweeting, and I made my list of Things That Must Be Done. It was a long list, taking up the full back of an old business-size envelope, but … Continue reading

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Left for this – a personal account of TBI experience from a reader

Here’s a personal TBI account from a reader, Kylie, who shares her experiences on her blog, Left for This. A lot of people ask what it’s like to have a traumatic brain injury. I smile as I reply, “I don’t … Continue reading

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I have to say something about the “Concussion” movie

Tomorrow the movie Concussion hits the theaters. Ironically, I won’t be able to go, thanks to debilitating overload from the holiday season, as well as having heightened problems with sensory stimulation, these days. It’s touch-and-go with my energy, as well … Continue reading

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When feeling bad is a good sign

I’ve been feeling not so great for a little while now, and it’s kind of been dragging me down. Then, I realized yesterday that this is actually a very good sign. Feeling bad is part and parcel of life – … Continue reading

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How long does it take to get back? As long as it takes.

I’ve been out of the loop here for a few days — for good reason. I have been working on a side project at work that will help me do my job. Basically, I’m building my “secret weapon” for understanding … Continue reading

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Gotta get a code of honor

Others may seek to provide it for you. Others may motivate you to have one. But only you can keep to it. Only you can decide to commit – and keep committed. Only you can decide what is worth sacrificing … Continue reading

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New day, new me

Probably the best thing about this new job, is the fitness benefit – the gym, the pool, the free classes, and the ability to go to the gym and/or hit the pool just about anytime that fits my schedule. The … Continue reading

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Me and My New Brain – watch it on the BBC site

In the UK – Watch it on the BBC website here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b063h17m Outside the UK, watch it on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0iKKMUsaVRU About the program: Charlie Elmore suffered a brain injury in a snowboarding accident four years ago. Now she’s going … Continue reading

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Ah HAH! So that’s why I don’t have a lot of joy in my life, these days…

Lately, I’ve been feeling kind of “blah” — I’m engaged and involved in my life, but I don’t feel like I have a ton of joy in each day. Things feel more like a slog than anything else, even though … Continue reading

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Here’s how I did on my own first study-memorize-draw test

Here’s the graphic I created before I wrote my last blog post: And here’s what I drew once I was done with my post (the background is the other side of the scrap paper – it’s not part of the … Continue reading

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