Tag Archives: head injury

Back to the Beginning: Excellent Brain Injury Article by Carl Zimmer (posted Sept. 2, 2010)


About a week before Richard’s company arrived a friend of his mailed him Carl Zimmer’s article, “The Brain: A blow to the head can change the neural architecture of the brain from elastic to brittle, with devastating consequences.” The Discover … 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: Safe at Home for Now (posted Aug. 14, 2009


Life has been passing by at breakneck speed and I’m peddling fast to catch up. Last weekend I had a friend of mine from Montana pick up my Mom’s big old Hobart mixer, I gave it to him because he … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Understanding this New Injury (posted Apr. 13, 2009)


Hi Everyone, The last week or so have been a complete whirlwind as I go back into the world of daily appointments, paperwork and phone calls. Migraines, head pain, neck pain, nausea and my eyes hurting have kind of been … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Fail (posted Apr. 8, 2009)


Seeing the word “fail,” “failure,” or the popular, “epic fail,” on websites makes me cringe. I know it’s part of the current culture, a slang word, I still feel quite uncomfortable seeing it because it is a big part of … Continue reading

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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

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Back to the Beginning: Destination: Diagnosis and New Stormfront: Disability Attorney (posted Aug. 18 and 22, 2008)


Monday, August 18, 2008 Destination: Diagnosis With my ongoing struggles, I still knew somewhere deep down inside that I had changed, something about me was, well, ‘different.’ Having lost my job with the chiropractor and my spinal care was not … Continue reading

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