Brain Injury group board on Pinterest

Yesterday I was invited to join a group Pinterest board called Brain injury group board, where brain injury survivors and caretakers share information to help each other. I was very exited about this and I would like to thank the board creator, Michelle, for inviting me to join the board, as well as the rest of … Continue reading Brain Injury group board on Pinterest

One small step for me, one giant step for TBI rehab

I have been driven to and from work twice a week every week for almost six months, since I got my job, because of my fear of crossing the avenue between my office and my house by myself. I had been lucky to always have somebody to drive me or cross the avenue with me, … Continue reading One small step for me, one giant step for TBI rehab

More NFL brain injury studies

40 percent of former NFL players suffer from brain injuries, new study shows I am very glad to see research is still being done on the link between brain injury and football players, but I don't like the results of the research. These studies that have been done shows that more than half of the … Continue reading More NFL brain injury studies

What not to say to a brain injury survivor

I never know how to react to certain situations, or how to respond to things people tell me. But as I read in this article, 6 things you should never say to a brain injury survivor, people say the wrong things to a lot of brain injury survivors. This list includes most of those situations … Continue reading What not to say to a brain injury survivor

My aphasia

During my recovery, and after, I heard the word aphasia used by doctors and my family, a lot. I never knew what they meant by this, just that it was something caused by the accident. I now know that this is damage to the brain causing language to be impaired. This is why I was slower … Continue reading My aphasia

Brain trauma awareness

After I had the traumatic brain injury, I became aware that there is a large group of people, including football players, or any other contact sport and soldiers, who also suffer these. For some reason I though they only had one injury, I didn’t consider the fact that they suffer several smacks on the head. … Continue reading Brain trauma awareness