Marie Cooney, a storyteller, sailor, survivor, and stagehand, who sustained injury at work, while setting up for a Carlos Santana concert will host Women, Brain Injuries, and The Art of Healing…Continue
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Well, today is the 8th year anniversary of my traumatic brain injury. Think I’m going to stop calling today an anniversary, and just call it a “brainday”, one word just like “Elvis” is only one word (was thinking about calling it a tbiday that that word doesn’t sing). Thankfully my 7th year was a “normal” year for me (if such a thing exists). I did get myself more involved with local “survivor support groups”; helped with a family who had a family member survive a TBI;…Continue
Posted on October 18, 2011 at 10:17am — 1 Comment
Hello all, Been quite awhile since I’ve posted anything here, so let me tell you what I’m doing now. Have become a member of the Brain Injury Association of Mn., and a member of the traumatic brain injury support group in the Golden Valley (Mn) Courage Center. I also attended a conference for the Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) for their Patients & Families Care Center. An interesting conference to say the least: a full day where patients or family told HCMC staff concerning what…Continue
Posted on August 19, 2011 at 12:18pm
Hello all. Been quite awhile since my last post, but thought (to myself) it’s time to write something that hopefully will make sense or help other survivors. Winter has gone and now it’s spring, so I started my walking trips since the weather is better. Before my injury I was a full-time runner, at least 5 to 8 miles a day but running is something I can’t do anymore because my balance is not good at all. Even walking can be a problem, which is why I carry a walking stick with me. I really…Continue
Posted on March 29, 2011 at 2:46pm — 7 Comments