Author Archives: kwittorff

2018

Happy 2018!  I’m amazed it is already the new year.  I spent more than half my life waiting for it to become the year 2000 – incidentally the year I turned 25 – and since then time just seems to … Continue reading

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Derby Reclamation

Life is such a funny mixture of things. Most of it is details, grinding daily details that are unimportant and as alike as grains of sand. Sprinkled within that daily grind are moments, seconds sometimes, of clarity and experience that … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Surviving the Holidays with an mTBI (VIDEO)

The TBI Rockstars are at it again!  This time, Brie and I tackle how to handle the holidays successfully when recovering from an mTBI.  It’s important to be part of the family fun, and it is also important not to … Continue reading

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Derby Drama

Another friend is skating in the alumni roller derby match this weekend. Sigh. I’m not, of course.  There is no future in contact sports for me.  No reality where I’ll be able to body check others with impunity again. I … Continue reading

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Changing Seasons

The blustery wind and cool temperatures drive Stella and I inside. My numbing hands attest to the fact that it is time to warm up. Autumn has arrived in Vermont.  Leaves are turning brown and yellow and red all around … Continue reading

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What Do You Do For Work? (VIDEO)

The TBI Rockstars have created another video!  In this one, we discuss what to say to the question “What do you do for work?” Ever since I stopped working in 2016 because of a brain injury, it’s been a struggle … Continue reading

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An Evening Conversation

“So love, what did you do today?” Mary casually asks me as she puts down her work bag. I hesitate.  I know it’s a simple question, but since my mTBI it has been anything but simple to answer.  I take … Continue reading

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