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Tools: Where In The !@#$ Did I Park?


After countless episodes of anxiety and panic forgetting where I parked, I picked up a few helpful hints to pass along. First rule: ALWAYS park in the same general area or direction.  Some examples: at WalMart, I parked in an … Continue reading

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TBI & Another Layer of Letting Go: Possessions


Since moving here two years ago I’ve kept several boxes of things I could sell on eBay, They’re still in boxes, well-labeled, but nothing else has been done with them.  I admit, it’s an odd place to be – looking … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Final Chapter: Nephew and Fiancée (posted Aug. 10, 2010)


Playing a little catch up here, Richard received an email from the two (a week ago?), they made it home safe, thanks for a memorable trip, they left a cell phone clip in the car, please mail. They did not … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Candidly: The Anatomy of My Brain Injury Crash (posted Aug. 2, 2010)


The saga continues… This is a long post, for that I apologize, a lot has happened in the last two weeks and I was completely down for the better part of it. To pick up where we left off in … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Exhausting Week (posted June 6, 2010)


I wish I had better insight into pacing and planning than I did this week. The yard sale being just last weekend, I really should have planned in more rest and not schedule the cat’s vet appointment for this past … Continue reading

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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

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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: Overload Continued (posted Oct. 17, 2008)


Today was another day of recovery, testing my limits of what I can and cannot do. Goofy thing about Brain Injury, every day really is different. What we were capable of a day or two ago, we may not be … 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: 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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