Tag: Post Concussive Syndrome

My First Story on “The Mighty” 

I am very excited to share that one of my most popular blog posts was published on The Mighty last night.  The Mighty is a website that promotes personal stories about “…disability, disease and mental illness” and facing them together as a community. You can […]

TBI Tips and Tricks: Amazon’s Alexa 

Alexa and I have been working together for close to 18 months now. I was an early user and began utilizing her daily and she has made my life SO much easier.  I knew I would love her before I got her, but I never imagined […]

TBI Tips and Tricks: Surviving Grocery Shopping after a Head Injury

Food is vital to our survival, yet, after my head injury, I would forget to eat. You’d think my grumbling stomach and the fact that I was hungry would make me realize I needed to eat something, but in the early days, even that required […]

Life after Head Injury: Grateful for My Kids

Life after Head Injury: Grateful for My Kids

“You are so lucky to be able to stay home with your kids,” is something I have heard over and over again since my daughter arrived five years ago. Most people I have met after starting our family, have no idea about the career I […]

Life after Head Injury: Finding my Purpose

Life after Head Injury: Finding my Purpose

For years I’ve been collecting my notes and thoughts about life after my brain injury. I’ve been writing it all down and saving it, so I can recall it when needed. When I was talking to my husband about lacking a professional aspect of my […]

Life after head injury: Migraine Management and Tips to Avoid Them

You’d think that after suffering with migraines for years, I’d be more accustomed to surviving with them, but with three kids, gone are the days of solace and silence.   Bouncing back after an episode has become more challenging, but I’m figuring out.   This […]

Recovering from a Concussion- Mental Rest & Brain breaks

Recovering from a Concussion- Mental Rest & Brain breaks

I have spent the past three days battling a terrible migraine. It keeps coming and going and just when I think the worst of it is over, the  pain comes shooting back, blinding me with such force that I am convinced I am dying. I […]

TBI Life: Menus, restaurants and dining out after a head injury

TBI Life: Menus, restaurants and dining out after a head injury

Monday’s have been unusually slow around here.  Our weekends have been so jam-packed that when I wake up on Monday morning I feel like all I can do is recover before kicking off the week.  Once the big kids were off to camp this morning, […]