Monthly Archives: August 2016

With the MANY hundreds of comments received daily on this blog, only a few can be approved

(And those WITHOUT  questions unrelated to the subject!) Thanks for the understanding and I really do appreciate the feedback , as the reason I write is to share PS I’d have a full-time job, just going through comments (if I … Continue reading

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There us NO SUCH THING as a person who had a 100% recovery from a serious head (brain) injury ….”

Originally posted on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI:
‘There us NO SUCH THING as a person who had a 100% recovery from a serious head (brain) injury ….” from  https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2014/02/05/the-lasting-effects-from-blows-to-the-head-concussion-3/ and https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2015/01/03/traumatic-brain-injury-basics/ “I do not bewail what I have lost, because I am…

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‘Quit Using Your Brain Injury As An Excuse’

“I am on a mission to help educate those who are not familiar with the long-term affects of brain injury.” – Amy Zellmer http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/quit-using-your-brain-injury-as-an-excuse_us_57ad1372e4b0ae60ff021ebe So TRUE!   “Don’t have a victim attitude. No matter what has happened to you there … Continue reading

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What Do I Tell My Employer?

Will my boss know that ‘mild’ TBI is much more than mild? Source: share   “Sharing, informing, educating, enlightening, encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

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Cognitive Difficulties Following Head (Brain) Injury

C’s COGNITIVE DIFFICULTIES   These points were quickly jotted down by someone who knows me best (“doctor m”) and has been with me  every step of this long and often very difficult journey. Though it’s rather personal and shares my … Continue reading

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I Dreamed a Dream

Source: I Dreamed a Dream and https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2016/08/26/i-dreamed-a-dream-5/   picture from https://climbingmountainsandchasingdreams.wordpress.com  

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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.”

from https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/2016/01/11/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/   “Sharing, informing, educating, encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring” “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 … Continue reading

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Cognitive Problems after Traumatic Brain Injury

Source: Cognitive Problems after Traumatic Brain Injury and https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2013/05/22/cognitive-problems-after-traumatic-brain-injury   “We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”   “Sharing, informing, educating, encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

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Concussion link to cognitive difficulties

http://m.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11699987 http://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/rugby/83539176/new-research-links-concussion-to-cognitive-problems-for-retired-rugby-players http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/afternoons/audio/201813571/’clear-link’-between-concussion-and-cognitive-problems and http://www.bbc.com/sport/rugby-union/33686163 Also see http://www.sportsconcussion.co.za/about-concussion/diagnosis-management/ and http://www.livescience.com/54298-concussion-cognitive-effects.html Shared by an “obsessive fanatic rugby fan…but definitely not a macho rugger bugger type” picture from https://www.amazon.com/Cognitive-Effects-Brain-Head-Injury-ebook/dp/B01AIJ7V7M and https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=craig+lock+%2B+the+cognitive+effects “Sharing, informing, educating, encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”  

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“God can (in time) turn even your deepest scars into the brightest stars.”

Source: “God can (in time) turn even your deepest scars into the brightest stars.” and https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/2016/08/24/god-can-in-time-turn-even-your-deepest-scars-into-the-brightest-stars/ “From the depth of the valleys, in the deserts of despair, there is hope… as there is the unquenchable oasis, the immense breadth and … Continue reading

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