Why Does Everything Seem So Surreal After Brain Injury?

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

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

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Living with Long-Term Brain (Head) Injury

Living with Head/Brain Injury (TBI)

in scanner from www.facebook.com TbiLifeCoach

Living with Long-Term Brain (Head) Injury

https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2013/05/31/living-with-long-term-brain-head-injury-4/

and

https://www.google.co.nz/search?q=head+injury+craig+lock+william+fairbank&rlz=1C1CHBD_enNZ698NZ698&oq=head+injury+craig+lock+william+fairbank&aqs=chrome..69i57j69i64l2.36546j0j8&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

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

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PPS:

“Do not what you can’t do  stop you from doing what you CAN do… best!”

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dawn best

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Cognitive and Psychological Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

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“In our opinion we have found that it is extremely detrimental psychologically for people to place themselves in positions where they are continuously faced with failure on account of such specific areas of deficit due to brain injury.”

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

“In our opinion we have found that it is extremely detrimental psychologically for people to place themselves in positions where they are continuously faced with failure on account of such specific areas of deficit due to brain injury.”

report on an anonymous patient  from Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa*

* where the World’s first heart transplant was performed in Dec 1967

from

https://brainheadinjury.wordpress.com/2016/12/29/report-on-an-anonymous-patient/

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

“Sharing, informing, educating, enlightening, encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

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pictures from and my blog http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

peeping Tom, er sorry dawn

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“Smashed/Crashed up”

Living with Head/Brain Injury (TBI)

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leaving Groote Schuur hospital 1965

My book ‘Smashed/Crashed up’ has just been published at Amazon #

and the Createspace paperpack version should be out in a few days

Time to get on to the next one Learning by Accident

Then get weav’n (as my dear mom often used to say to me)

I need to keep practising at the publishing process to remember all the steps involved

What’s that about 10000 hours to master a skill?

Enjoy

“non-techno” c

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picture from http://www.momsgarden.wordpress.com

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inspiring”
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Hello,

Congratulations, your book ““Smashed/Crashed up” is now live and available* for purchase in the Kindle Store and enrolled in KDP Select! If you republished your book, your changes will be live in 24 hours.

We hope you enjoy the benefits of KDP…

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Cognitive Problems following Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

My areas of greatest difficulty (throughout my life since age 15)

  • Fatigue (extreme)
  • Processing information
  • Following instructions
  • Short-term memory
  • Difficulty following conversations
  • Expressive dysphasia
  • Communication (except in writing). As m says “zilch communication skills”
  • Getting muddled
  • Organization
  • Unobservant (totally)
  • Difficulties with concentration (unless “absorbed” in writing)
  • Sensitivity to noise
  • I’ll keep adding to this list, as I think of more areas (perhaps another book Learning by Accident Part II).

from

https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/new-books-smashedcrashed-up-learning-by-accident-and-putting-the-pieces-of-the-puzzle-together/

Also see

https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2014/05/19/some-cognitive-effects-of-head-injury-4/

http://www.selfgrowth.com/articles/The_Cognitive_Effects_Of_Brain_Injury_Updated.html

and

https://www.google.co.nz/search?q=craig+lock+cognitive+effects+brain+injury&rlz=1C1CHBD_enNZ698NZ698&oq=craig+lock+cognitive+effects+brain+injury&aqs=chrome..69i57j69i64l3.28613j0j8&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

Any hope?

A glimmer (but now you know why I’m “safest” just writing and sharing)

“An individual of forceful personality , with a high tolerance of frustration, showing drive, determination and great resilience, will win through in the end more successfully than someone of less robust temperament.”

From

https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2017/04/10/an-individual-of-forceful-personality-with-a-high-tolerance-of-frustration-showing-drive-determination-and-great-resilience-will-win-through-in-the-end-more-successfully-than-someone-of-4/

PS

What’s that light at the end of the tunnel?

It’s another idiot with a torch!

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craig’s books on this subject are available at

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“An individual of forceful personality , with a high tolerance of frustration, showing drive, determination and great resilience, will win through in the end more successfully than someone of less robust temperament.”

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“An individual of forceful personality , with a high tolerance of frustration, showing drive, determination and great resilience, will win through in the end more successfully than someone of less robust temperament.”

and

https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2014/08/06/an-individual-of-forceful-personality-with-a-high-tolerance-of-frustration-showing-drive-determination-and-great-resilience-will-win-through-in-the-end-more-successfully-than-someone-of-less-ro/

* Also add motivation (high), perseverance (huge) and patience (great)

– me

from https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/tag/frederick-r-linge/

picture from http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

 

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picture from http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

peeping Tom, er sorry dawn

 

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Hopeworks

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

http://www.hopeworks.org.nz/the-brainhub/neurological-disorders-diseases/traumatic-brain-injury-facts-1

and

http://www.hopeworks.org.nz

A helpful and excellent resource

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

PS

“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.” 
– Booker T. Washington

“He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.”

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“He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.”

Living with Head/Brain Injury (TBI)

from

http://www.hopeworks.org.nz

https://craigsquotes.wordpress.com/2017/04/07/he-who-has-health-has-hope-and-he-who-has-hope-has-everything/

and http://www.beliefhope.wordpress.com

“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome”
Booker T Washington
from

http://www.hopeworks.org.nz

www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com
and www.upliftencourageandinspire.wordpress.com

“Sharing, informing,  enlightening, encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”
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Shared by craig (“Information and Inspiration Distributor, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder”)

(well my friends and family say I’m “safest” just writing and encouraging others)

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“Finding the right job for me was like looking for a needle in a haystack.”

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“Finding the right job for me was like looking for a needle in a haystack.”

That’s a simile by the way (btw).

And after all the long years of struggle. that’s why I love my current job(s).

(even though job may stand for “just on broke”)  #

My other blogs in this area are at

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

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/

and my friend’s blog at http://www.brainheadinjury.wordpresss.com

“Find what you love, then you’ll never have to do a day’s work in your life.”

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

“Sharing, informing, educating, enlightening, encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring

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PPS

# What’s the difference between a writer and a family pizza?

The pizza can feed a family of four!

from

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/category/how-to-write-creatively/

picture from http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

and

https://thenurseanewbook.wordpress.com/2017/03/21/a-world-turned-upside-down/

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

– me (as inspired by the words of Isaac Bashevis Singer)

from www.craigsquotes.wordpresscom

and www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

PPS

Don’t worry about the world ending today…

as it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand

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