Tag Archives: pacing and planning

Not This Time: A Costly Lesson


I dream in horses…well…actually horse clinics of the Vaquero tradition.  Last year I actually got to go to a Buck Brannaman clinic after many, many years of not being able to (thanks to TBI). Being back at a clinic, it … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Company’s Comin’ (posted July 10, 2010)


On Tuesday Richard will drive the 60+ mile trip to pick up his nephew and his fiance, do a little shopping, and then return home. We’re not planning on my going because we both know full well it’s probably too … 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: Tough 24 Hours (posted Nov. 24, 2009)


My dear dog Rudy has stopped eating her normal food. She’s moving pretty slow and this morning I tried juicing for her, she lapped it a couple of times and walked away. I then just made apple juice thinking that’d … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Neurologist (posted May 23, 2009)


Appointment with Neurologist Thursday went well. I shared I’m still struggling, I definitely have limits of only a half day now or I crash. I mentioned caffeine used to help extend my brain budget, now it is not working at … 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: 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: Thanksgiving (posted Dec. 1, 2008)


I am proud for taking extra good care of myself planning and preparing for the journey to be with family. In order to be fully present for any event post-injury, I have to be prepared ahead of time and then … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: A World Away (posted Nov. 22, 2008)


Last night was a belated birthday dinner for a friend of mine, a friend of hers called and invited me to honor our friend. I paced and planned so I could go. It felt good to go out and be … 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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