Calling a Brain Injury “Mild” is confusing because the patient (and their family and friends) think of the general meaning; not the medical meaning.
Essentially friends of most brain injury survivors fall into four categories with a small amount of overlap. I will use the word “Friends” and “Friend” but “Family Members” fall into similar groupings.
We all heard it. “What the heck? You look fine to me!” Or “Its been months! Get over this brain injury stuff! Move on already!”
I feel like I made a complete idiot of myself! I was quite vulnerable and open at a tech conference today. A tech conference of all places!
I struggled for seven years before I was finally diagnosed with a brain injury; specifically post concussive syndrome due to multiple concussions.
We laugh . . . but I wonder what I am going to be teased about when I am in my 80’s.ATD ~ At The Doctor’sBFF ~ Best Friend FartedBTW ~ Bring The WheelchairC .
“Overwhelmination” has many of the same outcomes as procrastination but it is different. In fact, in many ways, it is the opposite of procrastination.
Recently, I have been struck by how often I hear people saying “I can’t” or “I don’t” or “I won’t”. I am not talking about legitimate use of those words. I am talking about those words when they are used as a limiting factor.
With every hard hit I think about the acceleration/deceleration, the G-forces, and the torque on the players brain.
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Recovery from a brain injury is a delicate balance between achieving enough acceptance to have a modicum of peace yet maintaining a quiet rebellion which keeps you reaching for more.
High IQ TBI Revisited #1View Post
Maven is a Yiddish word meaning “one who understands.” Mavens are “information brokers”. They accumulate knowledge, and have a strong desire to share it with others.
People are often illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered; Forgive them anyway.
It is 12:01 am, January 1, 2013. Fireworks are going off in the valley below. Horns are blowing, people cheering, welcoming in the new year. And I just hit reset on the Spiderette Solitaire game on my iPhone, changing all the stats back to zeros. It will be interesting to see what those stats read at 11:59, 12/31/13. Spiderette is …
Am I alone in dumping Disqus Promoted Discovery? It is automatically turned on in Disqus 2012. Is it good for your readers? Good for your blog?
Perhaps it will happen this way: Someone will hand you a package. You will untie the ribbon … And hold in your hands The desert at twilight
Gives a whole new meaning to the phrase BRAIN FREEZE! A brain is a terrible thing to waste so drink up! You can buy them from …
When you are confronted with a brain injury or a disease such as cancer you will almost immediately be confronted by statistics … from the mouths of well meaning friends, family, and doctor’s, in medical literature, and on the web. DO NOT let statistics scare you.
I sat down to write a quick blog post … it morphed into the post you are now reading; a recording of the journey that led to a finished post.
“Write it and they will come.” Dang! I thought that meant fans; not thieves! When I logged on to the computer yesterday morning, I found that someone in Australia liked my 13 Best iPhone Apps post so much
Here are 13 stand-out iPhone apps to consider! They are the absolute best I have found. (And believe me, I have tested a lot!)
I found another silly/fun brain related product. You can make brains for any brain eating zombies you may know. You can buy them
I just signed up for NaBloPoMo last night. “What’s that?” you say. It is National Blog Posting Month! Yes, I am serious. It exists. It is sponsored by BlogHer.com. The goal and the commitment is to post an entry to your blog every single day in November. So, here comes a blog post number 1 which I will probably post …