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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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Unsolicited Assistance

I feel a rush of excitement when the mail arrives, that breathless moment while I sort through the stack and see if I have received anything.  Meaning me, like, as a person.  Not me the consumer, not me the potential … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Sleep

I sleep well, almost every night. Let me give you a moment to process that and really appreciate how amazing, powerful, and life-changing that is. I sleep well almost every night. Ever since I hit my head in January of … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

Today is Mary’s and my four year anniversary.  Four years ago today, she and I met after work at Leddy Park for a picnic and conversation that lasted into the night.  And we’ve been together ever since. I won’t make … Continue reading

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Unspoken Hostility

Mary and I slowly float towards shore.  Time to go home, make dinner, eat outside in the shade to avoid the heavy heat of the house.  After a long day of high temperatures, an evening dip in the lake at the local … Continue reading

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10 Things I Wish My Doctor Had Told Me About Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI)

1. You can’t push through.  Regardless of how strong or tough or determined you are, you can’t bully you’re way through recovering from an mTBI.  I know you’re going to try, but you will save us both a lot of time … Continue reading

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