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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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The Addiction of Success

I sigh in satisfaction at the tiny grass shoots emerging from the soil. I planted those. I added the compost and mixed it with the existing soil. I bought the bag of four types of grass seed that would survive … Continue reading

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Appreciating Cognitive Improvement after mTBI (The Swiss Chard Affair)

Summer has finally arrived in Vermont!  The sun is shining, temperatures are regularly in the 70s and above, and green is bursting from ever corner of the land.  Happily, gardening is in full swing, too.  Our tomatoes, squash, and cucumbers … Continue reading

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No-Work Anniversary

I wake to the sound of rain pattering on the roof.  I just lay there a minute, savoring the feel of waking up in a warm comfortable bed.  Unhurried, I rise and dress.  Speaking to no one but the cats, … Continue reading

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How To Start A Hobby or, Executive Dysfunction

“You aren’t going to meet a stranger from craigslist at his house.  You aren’t.  It’s not safe.”  Mary tone is firm and insistent.  She has her serious expression on.  I can tell her sense of threat has been triggered and … Continue reading

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My Granny Square Journey

Yarn over, insert hook into stitch, pull up a loop (3 loops on hook), *yarn over, pull through 2 loops on hook, repeat from * once more. The classic double crochet.  I started with one, added about 25,000 more, and … Continue reading

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