Right from the beginning of the writing journey, “the nurse” said that of ALL my writings, the ones in this area would be most helpful to people “out there”

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

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Right from the beginning of the writing journey, “the nurse” said that of ALL my writings, the ones in this area would be most helpful to people “out there”

http://www.thedriverthenurseandthewriter.wordpress.com

http://www.craigswritingjourney.wordpress.com

We’ll see whether she was right!

see https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/2016/08/20/a-journey-our-story-2/

My other blogs in this area are at

www.facebook.com/livingwithheadinjury

http://www.headbraininjury.wordpress.com

http://www.traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com

https://headinjurytbi.wordpress.com/

https://livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com/

http://www.livingwithheadbraininjury.wordpress.com

https://thenurseanewbook.wordpress.com

and

https://anoneextraordinarylife.wordpress.com/

“We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”

“Knowledge is the gateway to understanding…and understanding is the gateway to a better life.”

Shining a light of hope in the darkest corners

Helping promote better understanding and awareness of what is often termed “The Silent Epidemic” (and/or “The Hidden Handicap”)

“Inform, educate, uplift and (perhaps even) inspire”

fromhttps://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2019/12/02/thoughts-from-an-injured-brain-timothy-giles/

from a Google search (to rescue me from “sheer utter chaos”). Thanks “BIG G” and by that, I mean God… rather than Google!

Don’t worry about the world ending today…its…

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“Compare it (your head) to a jelly in a bowl. The bowl is the skull – a strong, protective container – and the jelly (the brain) is nestled within. …”

pic from http://www.traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com

https://shatteredbrokendreams.wordpress.com/2020/05/22/compare-it-your-head-to-a-jelly-in-a-bowl-the-bowl-is-the-skull-a-strong-protective-container-and-the-jelly-the-brain-is-nestled-within/
from my “filing system” # at

to rescue me from “sheer utter chaos”!

and then to https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2020/05/22/compare-it-your-head-to-a-jelly-in-a-bowl-the-bowl-is-the-skull-a-strong-protective-container-and-the-jelly-the-brain-is-nestled-within/

Shared by craig

http://www.facebook.com/livingwithheadinjury

“Information and Inspiration Distributer, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder” *

* not bridges (thank goodness)!

Well my family and friends say I’m “safest” just writing and sharing
enjoy Andrea and Sarah


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4L_yCwFD6Jo&ab_channel=AndreaBocelliVEVO

PPS

Best wishes from the First City to see the light
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“The world would have you agree with its dismal dream of limitation. But the light would have you soar like the eagle of your sacred visions.

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Neuroplasticity

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Neuroplasticity can be viewed as a general umbrella term that refers to the brain’s ability to modify, change, and adapt both structure and function throughout life and in response to experience.

and

Neuroplasticity, also known as neural plasticity, or brain plasticity, is the ability of neural networks in the brain to change through growth and reorganization. It is when the brain is rewired to function in some way that differs from how it previously functioned.

see https://www.google.com/search?q=neuroplasticity+&rlz=1C1YTUH_enNZ931NZ931&sxsrf=APq-WBtTeklpzevq–kb_i4FUKMUllbuGQ%3A1650044572925&ei=nK5ZYur-N6284-EPpI206A8&ved=0ahUKEwjqvIeFz5b3AhUt3jgGHaQGDf0Q4dUDCA4&uact=5&oq=neuroplasticity+&gs_lcp=Cgdnd3Mtd2l6EAMyBAgjECcyBAgAEEMyBAgAEEMyBAgAEEMyBQgAEIAEMgUIABCABDIFCAAQgAQyBQgAEIAEMgUIABCABDIFCAAQgAQ6BwgjELADECc6BwgAEEcQsANKBAhBGABKBAhGGABQ2gdY2gdglgxoAXABeACAAdYBiAHWAZIBAzItMZgBAKABAcgBBcABAQ&sclient=gws-wiz

It’s like a rewiring “job”: When the brain finds a neural pathway blocked (following brain damage and/or stroke) it (subconsciously) works at finding a new route to get to the desired destination.

Think I wrote about this somewhere on one of my many blogs on this subject

“Life is one amazing journey of learning, exploring, testing limits, discovering and dreaming”

https://craigsquotes.wordpress.com/2020/05/16/life-is-one-long-and-amazing-journey-of-exploring-testing-limits-discovering-and-dreaming/

My other blogs in this area are at www.facebook.com/livingwithheadinjury 

http://www.headbraininjury.wordpress.com 

http://www.traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com https://headinjurytbi.wordpress.com/ 

https://livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com/ http://www.livingwithheadbraininjury.wordpress.com https://thenurseanewbook.wordpress.com 

and

https://anoneextraordinarylife.wordpress.com/

“We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”

“Knowledge is the gateway to understanding…and understanding is the gateway to a better life.”

Shining a light of hope in the darkest corners

Helping promote better understanding and awareness of what is often termed “The Silent Epidemic” (and/or “The Hidden Handicap”)

“Inform, educate, uplift and (perhaps even) inspire”

from https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2019/12/02/thoughts-from-an-injured-brain-timothy-giles/

from a Google search (to rescue me from “sheer utter chaos”). Thanks “BIG G” and by that, I mean God… rather than Google!

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“I am writing these first words on a Jumbo jet bound for New Zealand…”

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A letter to my children

Mom on wheels…

Before anything else, I want to say I love you. I love every memory we’ve ever made. I love everything that you are, everything that makes you different or special. I love you more than there are grains of sand in the universe.

Things have been different lately, and you can’t seem to decide why. You know mommy doesn’t walk anymore. You know she meds more help than you even do, but you don’t know why. And I’m sorry baby, so sorry you doing know why. You see, mommy has a Traumatic Brain Injury. I technically have two! And thanks to those injuries, the mom you’ve always known is different now. Not in my touch, my voice, my love or even my smell. My legs are now wheels, my sight is gone and my hands don’t work the same. My love though, and my smell and my voice and my…

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Cognitive problems following head/brain injury

Human brain in x-ray view

Cognitive problems following head/brain injury

https://livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com/category/books-by-craig-lock/ +

from my “filing system” at
https://www.google.co.nz/search?q=cognitive+problems+head+brain+injury+craig+lock&sxsrf=APq-WBt5IgHg_XPopKdJzbOA9peZlfu4Ew%3A1646141629625&ei=vSAeYsW9JZ6SseMPwqyekAs&ved=0ahUKEwiFkNW4g6X2AhUeSWwGHUKWB7IQ4dUDCA4&uact=5&oq=cognitive+problems+head+brain+injury+craig+lock&gs_lcp=Cgxnd3Mtd2l6LXNlcnAQAzIFCCEQoAEyBQghEKABMgUIIRCgATIFCCEQoAE6BwgjEOoCECc6CggjEOoCECcQiwM6BAgjECc6CwguEMcBEK8BEJECOgUILhCRAjoRCC4QgAQQsQMQgwEQxwEQowI6CwgAEIAEELEDEIMBOggIABCxAxCDAToKCAAQsQMQgwEQQzoECAAQQzoLCC4QgAQQxwEQrwE6BwgAELEDEEM6DQguEMcBENEDENQCEEM6BwguELEDEEM6BQgAEIAEOggILhCABBDUAjoGCAAQFhAeOggIIRAWEB0QHjoHCCEQChCgAToECCEQFUoECEEYAEoECEYYAFAAWI6AAmDghAJoAnABeACAAaQEiAHGVZIBDTAuMTYuMzAuMS4wLjGYAQCgAQGwAQq4AQLAAQE&sclient=gws-wiz-serp

to rescue me from “sheer utter chaos”!

My other blogs in this area are at www.facebook.com/livingwithheadinjury 

http://www.headbraininjury.wordpress.com 

http://www.traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com https://headinjurytbi.wordpress.com/ 

https://livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com/ http://www.livingwithheadbraininjury.wordpress.com https://thenurseanewbook.wordpress.com 

and

https://anoneextraordinarylife.wordpress.com/

“We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”

“Knowledge is the gateway to understanding…and understanding is the gateway to a better life.”

Shining a light of hope in the darkest corners

Helping promote better understanding and awareness of what is often termed “The Silent Epidemic” (and/or “The Hidden Handicap”)

“Inform, educate, uplift and (perhaps even) inspire”

from https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2019/12/02/thoughts-from-an-injured-brain-timothy-giles/

from a Google search (to rescue me from “sheer utter chaos”). Thanks “BIG G” and by that, I mean God… rather than Google!

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There are a lot of reasons to hope

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

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There are a lot of reasons to hope

Muriwai Beach motorcycle crash brings heartbreak, then hope for Auckland family

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/muriwai-beach-motorcycle-crash-brings-heartbreak-then-hope-for-auckland-family/W24QXHI3MXRU47KSV4UWDUVVYY/

from

My other blogs in this area are at www.facebook.com/livingwithheadinjury

http://www.headbraininjury.wordpress.com

http://www.traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.comhttps://headinjurytbi.wordpress.com/

https://livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com/http://www.livingwithheadbraininjury.wordpress.comhttps://thenurseanewbook.wordpress.com

and

https://anoneextraordinarylife.wordpress.com/

“We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”

“Knowledge is the gateway to understanding…and understanding is the gateway to a better life.”

Shining a light of hope in the darkest corners

Helping promote better understanding and awareness of what is often termed “The Silent Epidemic” (and/or “The Hidden Handicap”)

“Inform, educate, uplift and (perhaps even) inspire”

fromhttps://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2019/12/02/thoughts-from-an-injured-brain-timothy-giles/

from a Google search (to rescue me from “sheer utter chaos”). Thanks “BIG G” and by that, I mean God… rather than Google!

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“The greatest mountain we need to climb lies in our own minds. It’s not the highest mountain that we conquer, but ourselves, our own mentality. Overcoming perceived limits to reach (attain) the pinnacle of our own minds.”

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The Day I Was Released After 53 Days In a Hospital Bed

Ten Thousand Days

I’m currently working on a piece that discusses the highs and lows of my 53 days away from home.

In the meantime, I thought I’d share a few short videos of my recent release and “jailbreak” towards home.

Out of the room & moving down the hall….

My wife, Shelly, pushing me towards the “fresh air”!

Next, my mom drove me back to my neighborhood due to the PTSD from my wife’s Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).

Appreciating my MOM driving me to my neighborhood!

Below is a typically beautiful Arizona sunset, with a couple of F-35’s heading towards the runway at Luke Air Force base. We in the neighborhood call it “The Sound of Freedom”.

A beautiful Arizona Sunset with the Luke Air Force Base F-35’s heading towards landing.

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A world, a life turned upside down — BooKs by cRaig loCk

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