Brain injury paralympian: My road to Rio

Inspirational videos

In this fascinating interview from the Headway Awards in December 2016, Jack Rutter talks about his journey of recovery, from a serious brain injury to the heights of captaining the GB Cerebral Palsy football team at the Rio Olympics.
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“Together, one mind, one life at a time, let’s see how many people we can impact, encourage, empower, uplift and inspire to reach their fullest potentials”

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From My Perspective

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A book by Gill Carruthers

 

shared from my friend Jackie’s web site

https://brainheadinjury.wordpress.com/2016/12/31/i-just-came-across-this-book-on-the-net-so-thought-id-share/

 

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N0W8GPB

and

https://www.amazon.com/dp/1541386388/

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enjoy

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“It’s Not the Mountain We Conquer, but Ourselves”

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“It’s Not the Mountain We Conquer, but Ourselves”

 

 

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REPORT on an anonymous patient

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

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

and https://wordpress.com/post/brainheadinjury.wordpress.com/87

from  Jackie’s blog (an associate and fellow TBI survivor). Hope this piece (with rather personal medical info) from her close friend and neurologist ) may be of interest and help others suffering from TBI

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“You’re not disabled (limited) by your disabilities, you are able (enabled) by your abilities.”

Head/Traumatic Brain Injury: How to LIVE with it

“Just because a brain has been damaged, does NOT necessarily have to affect the human mind…and so the quality and height of our thoughts!”

 
“You’re not disabled (limited) by your disabilities, you are able (enabled) by your abilities.”

from

https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/2016/09/20/axonal-brain-injury-diffuse/

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SHARE, INFORM, UPLIFT,IGNITE and INSPIRE
PPS

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

“There are no perceived limits, just endless possibilities…horizons, far and wide”
– craig

from

https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2014/05/08/how-does-a-severe-brain-injury-affect-the-individual-3/

“Sharing, informing, educating, enlightening, encouraging, empowering, igniting…and perhaps even inspiring”
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A Journey from Darkness into the Light

“All our dreams can come true…if we have the desire (burning), determination, courage, passion, persistence and patience* to pursue them (and it’s often through the very dark places where they may lead)…long enough.”

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* the “three pees”

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From https://craigsquotes.wordpress.com/2014/11/11/all-our-dreams-can-come-trueif-we-have-the-desire-burning-courage-passion-persistence-and-patience-to-pursue-themlong-enough/

 

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/2016/11/08/a-journey-from-darkness-into-the-light-3/510nl2btmi6l-5/

A Journey from Darkness into the Light

https://www.amazon.com/Journey-Darkness-into-Light-determination-ebook

“Together, one mind, one life at a time, let’s see how many people we can impact, encourage, empower, uplift and inspire to reach their fullest potentials….and to strive for and perhaps even one day attain their wildest dreams”

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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“Together, one mind, one life at a time, let’s see how many people we can impact, encourage, empower, uplift and inspire to reach their fullest potentials….and to strive for and perhaps even one day attain their wildest dreams”

picture (above) from http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

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You Raise Me Up (by Josh Groban)

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The Effects of Head Injury on Relationships

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http://www.msktc.org/tbi/factsheets/relationships-after-traumatic-brain-injury

http://www.brainline.org/content/2008/11/what-happens-relationships-after-brain-injury.html

 

https://www.google.co.nz/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=%22the%20effects%20of%20head%20injury%20on%20relationships%22

and

https://www.google.co.nz/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=head+injury+relationships%22

PPS

There’s an excellent resource at Headway

https://www.headway.org.uk/about-brain-injury/individuals/effects-of-brain-injury/

Also see

https://raycarruthersbooks.wordpress.com/2015/12/12/the-dynamics-of-our-relationship-had-entirely-changed-our-lives-turned-upside-down-and-things-would-never-be-quite-the-same-again/

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

 

 

Enjoy ‘the journey of life’ and happy “relationships/relationshipping”

Be and stay happy

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Long-term problems of head-injury

A good (and interesting) article

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Here is a glimpse into the reality of brain injury.  Another TBI patient has shared this clear and concise writing about brain injury.  It was stated that the information was written by a physician, but I do not have the author’s name.  You will find by reading this that it’s a “snapshot into your troubled reality following brain injury”.  

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“Not Everyone Will Understand Your Journey. That’s Fine. It’s Not Their Journey To Make Sense Of. It’s Yours!”

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

https://lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com/2016/12/15/not-everyone-will-understand-your-journey-thats-fine-its-not-their-journey-to-make-sense-of-its-yours-2/

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2016/12/15/not-everyone-will-understand-your-journey-thats-fine-its-not-their-journey-to-make-sense-of-its-yours-2/

“Sharing, informing, educating, enlightening, encouraging, empowering, impacting, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring#
STOP enough verbs there for now, craig!

“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 http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

makororifirst-lightA writer’s dream(s)

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

http://www.beliefhope.wordpress.com

http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

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

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