Tag Archives: brain budget

Holding On and Letting Go: A Foundational Piece to TBI


It had been an idea in the back of my head all year long, to once again try my hand at selling on eBay.  Motion would back this idea whenever I found something I could, “Flip on eBay”, as I … Continue reading

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Tools: Homemade Signs


I thought I would go back to focusing on tools that have helped me with my TBI.  I know these aren’t necessarily TBI-only solutions either, so enjoy.  🙂 Brain fatigue is a common problem for many TBIers post-injury, myself included.  … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Proof I CAN Cook…Sometimes! (posted Sept. 8, 2010)


The hummingbird feeders have no visitors, the squirrels are diligently storing their food for winter, and even the deer hides are changing with the weather. Temps have dipped down close to freezing in some areas and with the end of … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Guests at Home and Brain Budget (posted July 20, 2010)


I thought I did well having company the first two days, but by Thursday night, I began to crash. I’ve been here only four months and now with a perfect stranger while Richard and his nephew went off to work … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Brain Space…The Final Frontier! (posted Jan. 11, 2010)


After several days of apparently trying to do too much, my brain switches to mass confusion mode. I can’t figure things out, lose things, and my world turns upside down. I have been on Twitter trying to help draw traffic … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Progress (posted Aug. 15, 2009)


I’m kind of offline working on things around the house right now, St. Vincent de Paul will be picking up an ever growing pile of donations on Monday. Still reeling from good news, yes, us Brain Injured folks, well, everything … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: No Good, Horrible, Terrible, Very Bad Day (posted July 20, 2009)


There are times when I get weary from the ongoing struggle and completely relate to why we turn to drugs, alcohol, TV, food, sex, whatever offers us momentary comfort. I really understand Pema Chodron’s talking about the wisdom of no … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Winds of Change (posted July 8, 2009)


For the beautiful summer we’ve enjoyed here in the Pacific Northwest, it has also been terribly windy the last couple of days, knocking down branches big and small. Not a bad analogy for life at this particular point. I will … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Photo Sensitivity (posted Apr. 2, 2009)


I may have found a workaround for my light sensitivity or photo sensitivity, as is officially termed. I think a good portion of brain fatigue can be chalked up to the light sensitivity. I’d cut out TV and was limiting … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Dealing with Unemployment (posted Sept. 9, 2008)


Okay – here we go on this crazy journey of dealing with Unemployment. I was told I was eligible for an extension of benefits early last month – yeah, I thought. I received the paperwork, sent it in right away. … Continue reading

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