This weekend I finished reading A Mind Unraveled and I loved it. The author, Kurt Eichenwald, is honest about everything that happens to him during the period of his life when he was undiagnosed or wrongly diagnosed. It opened my eyes to how this condition affects every one of its victims and it's different for … Continue reading “The Smile on My Forehead”
Today I saw, for the first time, Me before you. I had not watched it before because it seemed like it would be one of those movies which you fall in love with the character and then something tragic happens, but another writer recommended it to me for help with my book. I was looking for … Continue reading Be positive and don’t lose hope
Since I started my new job, tutoring, I have left writing my book aside. I did not do that consciously, I just noticed on my visit to the psychiatrist this week. I sent what I had done since I got another idea about how to write it but, I haven't done much with it and … Continue reading Can’t keep getting distracted
I think I got inspiration to write a few short stories. Well I don't think, I wrote one today and I have ideas for a few more, all I need to do keep this going tomorrow, not forget and do not quit. I also have to edit the first one. I'm hope I'm not putting … Continue reading Short Stories
After writing the book, Every 21 seconds, about his Traumatic Brain Injury, Brian Sweeny's story is now becoming a movie. The film will show his rehabilitation and what it means living life with a TBI. The director, Kuba Luczkiewicz is trying to show what happens after a real TBI, be as loyal to the story … Continue reading “Every 21 seconds”
So this morning I was tagged in a Facebook post about people waiting in line at the bookstore nearby as they opened the box and revealed the new Harry Potter and the Cursed Child books. I am one of the Harry Potter fans, one of those who bought the books as soon as they were sold, one who will … Continue reading He’s back so I’ll be reading
In the past few years I have felt that I do not have as much creativity as I used to have. I really thought this was a side effect of the TBI, but recently I heard someone mention something about anxiety pills affecting creativity. That's when I said wait a minute, I take an anxiety pill. … Continue reading Does Zoloft affect creativity?
This morning I just started to write what ever came to mind, and it started to sound good. I think I got a good start for a book, or at least an idea. I'm not sure where this will end, because as I write more ideas keep coming up and it all keeps changing, but … Continue reading I think I have the idea