Tag Archives: self-care

Desiderata


This poem was on a poster in my best friend’s bedroom in junior high, I recently re-read it to refresh my mind and strengthen my spirit.  This is what I had in mind when I posted yesterday’s excellent quote from … 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: Reduced Speed Zone Ahead (posted Apr. 29, 2009)


We’ve often seen the signs, it is easier to take the foot off the gas pedal and slow our vehicle down than our lives. I am learning a new set of signs for driving my life: Yield (rest, take breaks), … 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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