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The Median is NOT the Message

In Recovery by Emerson Jane Browne1 Comment

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.

“Suddenly” a Brain Injury??

In About Me by Emerson Jane Browne1 Comment

I am sure I have confused many people this past year. “Suddenly” I have started talking about having a brain injury. It must seem like it is absolutely out of the blue. In fact, a lot of people never knew I had had accidents. And even when I did talk about them I spoke in past tense; as if it they were something that had happened but that I was “over it” now.

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“Shoulding” on myself

In Brain Injury, Recovery by Emerson Jane BrowneLeave a Comment

One of the big problems I have from the brain injury is that I pretty much lack an ability to prioritize. I literally am not able to figure out what is more important than something else. Therefore I worry that whatever I have spent time doing might have been the “wrong” thing; that it was something far less important and than something else that I did not do.