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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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Energy Limitations from Chronic Fatigue – Explaining Brain Injury (VIDEO)

Fatigue that is chronic.  I wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy.  Of all the mundane and weird ways that brain injury has effected my life – this is the way that is most crippling. It gets to me.  The … Continue reading

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HBOT Evaluated

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is the most recent experimental treatment I’ve tried to help with my Post Concussion Syndrome (PCS) and mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI). After 65 “dives”, here is what I’ve learned. Is it a miracle cure?  No. … Continue reading

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