Tag Archives: rest

Happy Dance!


I am ecstatic I received a interim supply of sleep meds from my doctor.  I thought it would cost an arm and a leg since I didn’t think insurance would even cover it, but it did.  I am one grateful … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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: Migraine (posted Mar. 26, 2009)


Today started with a sore neck after a night of fitful sleep, a headache started and grew into a migraine. I came home had a bite, took two Tylenol, grabbed my ice pack and laid down. These are different migraines … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Respect Thy Brain (posted Mar. 23, 2009)


While laying in bed this entire weekend due to a cold bug, more of reality has dawned on me following that little bump that happened to my car last month. Feeling terribly run down last week, noticing an unusual amount … 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: 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: 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

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