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A Second Chance to Live

http://secondchancetolive.org/ The web site of a “cyberpal” in “the States” My (other Craig’s) Journey thus Far: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5,Part 6 and Part 7 and http://secondchancetolive.org/2015/03/06/second-chance-to-live-my-journey-thus-far-part-8-a-new-beginning/     Also see from http://www.inspiringvideo.wordpress.com PPS “Together, … Continue reading

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Beyond the Silence

Beyond the Silence: Perhaps a title for a new book! or should it be Climbing the Everest Within? see https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2013/10/03/the-hidden-handicap-the-silent-epidemic-2/#comment-10804 “We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”   “Together, one mind, one life (one small step … Continue reading

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Head/Brain Injury Discussion Page

  https://braininjurydiscussion.wordpress.com/ This is YOUR page for discussion, comments, etc. We’ll see where it goes! enjoy “Do not go where the path may lead, go where there is no path and leave a trail” – Ralph Waldo Emerson from http://www.craiglockbooks.comContinue reading

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Climbing the Everest Within

“The Hidden Handicap” (or “The Silent Epidemic”, as it is often called) https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/category/head-brain-injury/ https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/tag/head-injury/page/2/ https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/tag/medical-information/ and   https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/category/chronic-fatigue/ from http://www.livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com   picture from https://livingwithheadbraininjury.wordpress.com/2018/02/06/when-faced-with-a-mountain-i-will-not-quit/ “We share what we know, so that we all may grow.” picture from   . https://climbingmountainsandchasingdreams.wordpress.com/ “Together, one … Continue reading

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Head/Brain Injury and Dysphasia (or Aphasia)

What is Dysphasia? I had great difficulty in talking at first. Even with much effort over the years, this is an area in which I’ve always had some difficulty (telling stories- very short, even jokes when the words just don’t … Continue reading

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“As a brain-injury patient I was repeatedly told of the importance of reducing stress. “

from http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11497492 Should have heeded that advice in a rather stress-filled life! Still “Don’t let what you can’t do, stop you from doing what you can do…best!” “Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how … Continue reading

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“It’s all in your head!”

“It’s  all in (or perhaps not in??) your head!” IF ONLY it was that simple! And perhaps the title for a brand new book! “From the depth of the valleys, in the deserts of despair, there is hope… as there … Continue reading

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The Effects of Brain Injury

http://www.brainline.org/content/2008/07/what-impact-will-moderate-or-severe-tbi-have-persons-life_pageall.html Other useful links are https://www.headway.org.uk/Effects-of-brain-injury.aspx http://www.traumaticbraininjury.com/understanding-tbi/what-are-the-effects-of-tbi/ http://www.abi-rehab.co.nz/the-effects-of-brain-injuries-information-for-clients-and-families.html http://www.medicinenet.com/head_injury/article.htm PS “There is light behind every shadow.” and “It’s always darkest before the dawn.”

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“I’ll Do It My Way”: How I try to simplify and manage my life!

How I try to simplify and manage my life After holidaying with me in South Africa for a month, my son made some notes and suggested it would be of great interest to  neurologists …and no-one would ever believe a … Continue reading

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Head Injury: The Facts My Articles* on Livng with Brain Injury

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BxslrCi5v2Wzd0lidFdpMnpsQjg/view?usp=sharing “We share what we know, so that we all may grow.” The various books* that Craig “felt inspired to write” (including those on head injury) are available at http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4 http://goo.gl/vTpjk (and/or http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=la_B005GGMAW4_sr?rh=i%3Abooks&field-author=Craig+Lock) https://www.createspace.com/pub/simplesitesearch.search.do?sitesearch_query=%22craig+lock%22&sitesearch_type=STORE (paperbacks) and http://www.creativekiwis.com/index.php/books All proceeds go … Continue reading

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