Tag Archives: brain fatigue

Back to the Beginning: Work is Done and So Am I! (posted Apr. 19, 2009)


Forcing an injured brain is like making a couch potato run a marathon! It may get you to the finish line, but I doubt it’s pretty or inspiring – LOL! It’s not often I’m handed a bunch of reports and … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Dangerous Mistakes (posted Apr. 16, 2009)


Naps are helpful to recharge a tired injured brain throughout the day. As a person who used to sleep probably no more than 7 hours a night, having to take naps during the day feels really un-cool and weak. So … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Respect Thy Brain (posted Mar. 23, 2009)


While laying in bed this entire weekend due to a cold bug, more of reality has dawned on me following that little bump that happened to my car last month. Feeling terribly run down last week, noticing an unusual amount … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: EXCELLENT Brain Budget Analogy from rehab (posted Feb. 22, 2009)


[I am grateful to be able to re-post this.  When I had it on the original blog it received a lot of comments and folks said it was very helpful.  I hope it is helpful to you too.] 🙂 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Friday’s Dr. Appt. and Heat Assistance (posted Jan. 14, 2009)


I had a doctor’s appointment Friday to touch base, guess it’s been a while. She was concerned about prolonged use of sleep meds, naturally I can’t tell you how long (years). We’ll try something else, she wasn’t concerned after I … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Mental Exam for SSDI…and Overload (posted Nov. 16, 2008)


Last night was my Mental Exam for SSDI, Brother Frank drove me to and back, and that was a great help. I do not drive at night due to light sensitivity from those glaring headlights, I know it’s not safe, … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: It’s a Small World After All (posted Nov. 3, 2008)


I was going to title this Asking for Help, but this feels more appropriate. I’ve been struggling emotionally with a lot of things as I again try to do something to change my life from being between a rock and … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Roof Work Continued (posted Sept. 23, 2008)


The roofers arrived around 9:00 this morning for another full day of work. I left to go to the farmer’s market and run some errands briefly. I juice fresh veggies and fruit for myself and my dog (who has Cancer), … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: A Life Filled with Questions (posted Aug. 15, 2008)


It was a beautiful summer day, I was heading to a volunteer orientation on the other side of town. I’d left work in plenty of time to go home, change clothes, get my dog and be on our way. We … Continue reading

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Neuro-Psych Test 3/12/2012


I’m typing this as we’re driving back from 4+ hours of testing.   I know if I don’t type it now, I will forget details.  This was my fourth Neuro-Psych test and by now I know a little bit of what … Continue reading

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