"I'm tired," Mark said as he walked through our front door. He didn't have to say anything, I knew already by his uneven gate and his stooped shoulders. He was beyond tired. I turned the stove off and walked to the entry way to help him to his chair. It had been a long week and he needed to rest. Tired....
I have done a lot of research on the exhaustion associated with traumatic brain injury; how the injured brain can only handle so much stimulus and then it literally shuts…Continue
Posted on August 20, 2011 at 5:11pm — 3 Comments
The other night, I watched the Pixar movie “Up” with my teenage children for the “umpteenth” time. We cried with the loss of the beloved wife and cheered when the old man and the little Boy Scout became forever friends. It is a wonderful movie filled with the circle of life, love, loss, happiness and even vengeance. I love it.
The part that made me sit down and write this though wasn’t the plot or the message behind the sweet movie, it was instead the character of the…Continue
Posted on July 4, 2011 at 1:37pm — 6 Comments
I think the hardest part of understanding neurological injury recovery is to actually comprehend what is going on in the brain.
Think about our brains. It is where we reason, it sis where we store our memories and it gives us the ability to feel. Not only physical feelings, but emotional ones as well. The brain also houses our restraint and manners. It is the center of our personality. When this is damaged, there is a lot of re-routing and re figuring for the person…Continue
Posted on June 25, 2011 at 8:23pm — 4 Comments
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