Tag Archives: Realities of living with TBI

A Little Black and Blue Heart


I’ve not written for a while because I’ve been a little under the weather since December, and Richard can attest, I’ve not had a lot of words often to even speak.  Just what I needed to feel just a little … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Helmet Awareness Day (posted July 10, 2010)


If you’re on any equestrian supply mailing list chances are you received information about today being Helmet Awareness Day. I did a brief Google search and indeed it does seem to be focusing mainly on horseback riding. It would be … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Rude Awakening (posted June 13, 2010)


Yesterday was one of those days, do something and get so terribly exhausted I had to stop and rest. I’d been on the computer, I swore I hadn’t done anything out of the ordinary. My brain said we’re done. I … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: My Most Embarrassing Migraine Story Ever (posted June 9, 2009)


This will go down in history! I woke up Thursday morning with what I thought was a sinus headache, I was congested, so used the nasal spray, fed the animals, saw how terrible I looked in the mirror, and went … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: My Personal Housing Crisis (posted May 12, 2009)


These are the roads I’ve been down trying to find a solution to my housing crisis. Speaking of driving and looking for signs as an analogy for Brain Injury, we can clearly see where these roads take me…no where fast! … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Getting Sick Can Be Like Brain Injury…Sometimes… (posted May 12, 2009)


[Written Saturday when I couldn’t yet get back to the computer.] I feel I can say this because I spent the last several days in bed, days I needed to be working to maintain my house and life. Like Brain … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: The Dark Place (posted Apr. 26, 2009)


I appreciate ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy for a lot of reasons. The character development and some of the realness of the characters fascinate me. There was one episode where either Christina or Meredith asked the other if they were in that … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: ROCK THE QUO! (posted Apr. 22, 2009)


…the Status Quo. This letter was mailed/emailed today to President Obama and over 125 groups and associations to give voice to The Fight of My Life; Living with Traumatic Brain Injury. May we, no matter how we have been changed … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: How Strong Can I Be? (posted Apr. 19, 2009)


How strong can I be when others point out my faults, I say nothing of theirs… How strong can I be when others struggle with losing keys, not feeling well, having a bad day, etc., temporarily, but this is where … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: I Saw My Brain Today!! (posted Apr. 17, 2009)


Hey everyone, I got to see my brain today! My chiropractor let me see my ‘inner self’. I’ve never seen an MRI of my brain and neck before, it was tremendously cool. I’ve seen an x-ray of my spine years … Continue reading

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