“I used to say that my head injury was minor…”

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

I used to say that my head injury was minor: I can still walk, talk, think, dress, eat etc… Sure, not as good as I once could, but there was not that much wrong with me. Then I thought again: what could I once do very well that I have problems with now: walking, talking *, thinking, dressing, eating, balancing, concentrating, understanding situations, remembering things… Then there is the disinhibition, over-familiarity, dyspraxia, dysarthria, ataxia, fatigue, impulsiveness, vision problems and lack of insight. TO NAME A FEW! I had a massive head injury and though many of the differences are subtle, there have been MANY. I survived though and I continue to survive. Read my book Flight of a Lifetime (http://ow.ly/DKc3l) if you need help to survive.

– Philip Watling

* just try doing those at the same time (let alone try to chew gum!)

*…

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“Live to reach your full potential by sustaining your positive mental attitude, because if you focus on your problems and limitations you become disempowered.”

Living with Head/Brain Injury (TBI)

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

enough there for now, c!

Shining a light of hope  in the darkest corners

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pictures from www.shatteredbrokendreams.wordpress.com

www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

www.onetaleoftwocities.wordpress.com

www.beliefhope.wordpress.com

www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

and

www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

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“Inform, educate, inspire”

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Undiagnosed brain injury

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“Not everyone will understand your journey. That’s OK!…”

Living with Head/Brain Injury (TBI)

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picture from

https://livingwithheadbraininjury.wordpress.com/2017/02/03/not-everyone-will-understand-your-journey-thats-ok-youre-here-to-live-your-life-not-make-everyone-understand/

and

https://www.google.co.nz/search?rlz=1C1CHBD_enNZ767NZ767&ei=_tn5WvjAE8f58gXp5oKYAw&q=Not+everyone+will+understand+your+journey.+That%27s+OK+%2B+craig+lock

from a Google search (thanks for rescuing me from “sheer utter chaos”, Big G)!
PS

“Life is God’s novel; so let Ultimate Source write it, as it unfolds.”

from www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

and

www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

enough there for now, c!

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“The cognitive effects of brain injury may be subtle, yet they are significant (highly)”

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“The cognitive effects of brain injury may be subtle, yet they are significant (highly)”

from http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

picture from

https://livingwithheadbraininjury.wordpress.com/2018/05/13/the-young-kiwi-nurse-in-paperback/

and

https://thenurseanewbook.wordpress.com/

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

enough there for now, c!

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The Young Kiwi nurse (in paperback)

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I want to inspire people. I want people to look at me and say, “Because of you, I didn’t give up”.

INSPIRE

from

https://www.facebook.com/Uplift-Encourage-and-Inspire-479972392393133

and

https://www.facebook.com/livingwithheadinjury/

Don’t quit, never!

PS

Everyone has a passion for something in their life that motivates or inspires the person in some way.”

from

https://rahmefouad.wordpress.com/

and

http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

enough there for now, c!

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“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”
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The Young Kiwi* Nurse

Living with Head/Brain Injury (TBI)

* = New Zealand

  • the book has just been published

A wife’s perspective on head/brain injury

see

https://thenurseanewbook.wordpress.com/

http://www.anoneextraordinarylife.wordpress.com

PS

Time to get crack’n on the paperback version (with Createspace, now, c!

“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.”

– Jeff Sebell

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”)

makororifirst-light

pictures from www.shatteredbrokendreams.wordpress.com

www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

www.onetaleoftwocities.wordpress.com

www.beliefhope.wordpress.com

www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

and

www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

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“Inform, educate, inspire”

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“Hey, what’s that light at the end of the tunnel?”

Living with Head/Brain Injury (TBI)

“Hey, what’s that light at the end of the tunnel?”

“It’s just another idiot with a torch!”

from
https://livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com/2017/05/21/whats-that-light-at-the-end-of-the-tunnel/

and

https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/2018/04/28/hope-after-head-injury-3/comment-page-1/#comment-2457

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

enough there for now, c!

PPS

“Life is far too important (a subject) to be taken too seriously.”

from www.craigsquotes.wordpress..com

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How injuries change our brain and how we can help it recover

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

Brain injuries damage regions of the brain and this damage can extend post-injury. But other brain regions can pick up the slack, and there are things we…
theconversation.com

The brain is flexible and adaptable and remains so throughout adult life. Now we just have to figure out how best to harness its plasticity when things go wrong,”

see

https://theconversation.com/how-injuries-change-our-brain-and-how-we-can-help-it-recover-91952

and

https://www.facebook.com/brainline/?hc_ref=ARSgqKgRbkzumG-0MRDFGYrBIk7oxNjz5Fjy2bdwddlSxO1WBeJmYeprmFlHs_d-Kww&fref=nf

and

https://www.facebook.com/livingwithheadinjury/

For more on neuroplasticity also see https://www.google.com/search…

from a Google search (thanks for rescuing me from “sheer utter chaos”, Big G!

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.”

– Jeff Sebell

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, inspire”

pictures from www.shatteredbrokendreams.wordpress.com

www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

www.onetaleoftwocities.wordpress.com

www.beliefhope.wordpress.com

www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

and

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