Author Archives: Rodney Smith

About Rodney Smith

Traumatic Brain Injury Survivor. Enjoying my second chance and sharing hope.

In the Moment

This post is, in a way, a continuation or an addendum to my last post My Shrunken World.  When my world shrunk, my focus did as well.  Not only was I limited to focusing on only one thing at a … Continue reading

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My Shrunken World

I try my best to be positive in all my blog posts.  If I were to sound like a victim, it would undermine the very reason I started this blog in the first place which is to do everything I … Continue reading

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Nine Years Out

It has been nine years since our lives were sent in a new direction.  The new direction is not one we would have chosen but at least it is a direction and not a termination.  Many in my life, especially … Continue reading

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Awareness in Action

I put a voice and action to my words today March 22nd 2017.  This is brain injury awareness day and I gave a presentation to students in the Health Education class at Ravenswood Middle School.  This is my first attempt … Continue reading

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Reinvention

  At some point during recovery from most brain injuries, there should be a point, an aha moment if you will, where we realize that changes have taken place and it is time to make the best of things as … Continue reading

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Creatures of Comfort

I just got home from taking my dog Koby to the vet.  The vet thinks it is allergies that are making his eyes swell and gave me some drops and pills to treat him.  Seeing Koby look so sad trying … Continue reading

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Turning point

I think most of us traveling this brain injury road have lost hope at one time or another, some of us more than once.  If you are reading this, that means you are still on the road and something caused … Continue reading

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