Tag Archives: fatigue

Days 9 and 10 with Dad (Thurs. April 25 and Friday, April 26, 2013)


Days 9 and 10 with Dad (Thursday, April 25 and Friday, April 26, 2013) With uncle taking the day shift of being with Dad, Richard and I went back to Dad’s assisted living apartment; it’s the only place I knew … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Anxiety, brain fatigue, Decisions, Family, Grief, Lettiing Go, mTBI, Personal Growth, PTSD, Sadness, TBI, Traumatic Brain Injury | Tagged , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Day 8 with Dad (Wednesday, April 24, 2013)


Day 8 with Dad (Wednesday, April 24, 2013) We are growing wearier from our vigil in that small room.  Uncle told me I missed out on the harpist who came in and played for Dad earlier today, he said it … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, brain fatigue, Family, Grief, Lettiing Go, mTBI, PTSD, resiliency, Support, Traumatic Brain Injury | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

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

Posted in brain fatigue, mTBI, Pets, TBI, Traumatic Brain Injury | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Back to the Beginning: The Rest of the Day (posted Oct. 2, 2010)


I don’t do well being confined to my bed waiting for strength and better days, patience and tolerance are sometimes hard to come by. This was the view today, usually you can see a tree or two and the sky, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Back to the Beginning: Learning to Rest (posted Sept. 6, 2010)


Although the Type-A old personality of myself resists it, rest is a big part of life with Brain Injury, it is staggering how little it takes to get us tired! I caught on I was heading into a crash the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Back to the Beginning: Yard Sale Weekend (posted May 30, 2011)


We did it! We pulled off a yard sale this weekend and I’d say it went well. We were mindfully prepared, had done A LOT of research how to have a good yard sale – even researched prices. We included … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Back to the Beginning: Update (posted Jan. 8, 2010)


I’ve needed to update for quite some time, but with holidays, Richard having been here, working on the house, migraines, an inordinate amount of body pain from the last fall, changes in medications, the sewer being connected and all the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Back to the Beginning: Meltdown (posted Jan. 22, 2009)


I’ve not been keeping up with my blog simply because I’ve been overwhelmed with life, surviving, and the typical TBI struggles. My attorney left the office she was working for and I have to decide whether to stay with her … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Back to the Beginning: Tying Up Loose Strings (posted Oct. 2, 2008)


Hi Everyone, I haven’t written in my blog for a couple days because I am overwhelmed. Here are some updates… Roof: Done, signed off, and it’s beautiful! It was a miracle as their funds have dried up and will no … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Back to the Beginning: Short Note about Brain Overload (posted Sept. 30, 2008)


With a Brain Injury comes lessened stamina, fatigue, and well, it’s just easy to overdo it. In Brain Injury support group, we talk about having a ‘brain budget’. Prior to our injuries, none of us had to ever budget our … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment