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New neuropsych identified – woot

I had a quick chat with my neuropsych yesterday, to let them know I wasn’t going to make it to our standing weekly appointment. Too much to do at home, too much going on. Couldn’t make it. I have less … Continue reading

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Slogging through – some days (weeks) are like this

I don’t know why, but this week has been a hard one for me. It seems to be taking forever. And yet, I feel like it’s still Monday, with precious little getting done. I’m tired. And when I’m tired, everything … Continue reading

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Find a New Neuropsych Step #3: Scout around for neuropsychs

Step #3 in finding a new neuropsychologist is : Scout around for neuropsychs, looking online and also touching base with my local Brain Injury Association chapter. If they have websites or blogs, read those to get a feel for what … Continue reading

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Find a New Neuropsych Step #2: Be clear about what I want to achieve from working with someone.

Step #2 in finding a new neuropsychologist is : Be clear about what I want to achieve from working with someone. I need to make up a short-list of my issues — a condensed version which will communicate to the … Continue reading

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Find a New Neuropsych Step #1: Record the issues I’m currently having

Step #1 in finding a new neuropsychologist is : Record the issues I’m currently having and how they impact my life. Wherever possible, have real data behind my rationale for seeking help. So, if I’m going to work with a … 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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Concussion/TBI Cluelessness: If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it

An interesting subject came up on Twitter, earlier today, and 140 characters is not enough to speak to it. So, this is my more considered contribution. I sent out a slightly disgruntled tweet about how concussion / traumatic brain injury … 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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You see, I did leave my therapist — back in 2009

An interesting thing happened yesterday. I was going through some old posts that I had un-published for some reason, and I decided to re-post them. One was from 2009, where I was debating whether to fire the therapist I was … Continue reading

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Getting my plans together

So, yesterday, when my boss cancelled our bi-weekly 1:1 meeting for next week, I could have taken it a number of different ways: They are really busy. They will be out of the office. I’m getting laid off. They’re getting … Continue reading

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