Tag: TBI Life

Mom life: Why breastfeeding works for me 

Mom life: Why breastfeeding works for me 

Feed your baby. Fed is best.

TBI Life: “You don’t look like you had a head injury…”

TBI Life: “You don’t look like you had a head injury…”

The irony of this statement has riddled my life for the past 8.5 years. As frustrating as it is to be judged, I know I am fortunate that I can walk, talk and “look” healthy.  How I feel is sometimes an entirely different story. You […]

TBI Life: What to do when you are first diagnosed…

TBI Life: What to do when you are first diagnosed…

There were some things that I did after my TBI that set me up for success in my journey (see post here).  Then there were some things that I eventually started doing, but didn’t do early enough in my recovery and I wish I had. […]

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, […]

Mom life after a Head Injury (TBI)

Mom life after a Head Injury (TBI)

One of the purposes I started this blog was to share my tips and tricks as to how I navigate life after my head injury as a Mom.  We never planned on having children this young (and now we have three!).  After my accident, we […]

The early days of TBI – What I did to maximize my recovery

The early days of TBI – What I did to maximize my recovery

My daily life right after my accident was littered with post-it notes, forgetting to eat meals and watching reruns of Law and Order every day.  My fiancé (now husband) would walk in from work and see me watching the same episode of Law and Order […]

Epilepsy Mom: Preschool Disabled

Epilepsy Mom: Preschool Disabled

I felt the lump in my throat form as his caseworker explained, “so he has met the criteria for preschool disabled and that’s what it says on his IEP” (Individualized Education Program). This is exactly what we wanted and what we were hoping for, yet […]