Category Archives: TBI

Laughter: The best medicine

Experience has taught us something that could help most tbi survivors and caregivers.  It is often more comforting to laugh at a situation rather than cry.  While it is easy to feel sadness when a survivor does things completely out … Continue reading

Posted in Brain Injury, TBI, Traumatic Brain Injury, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

My unfair advantage

I haven’t posted anything holiday specific so this Valentine’s Day will be my first.  I want to talk about my unfair advantage in my TBI recovery, my wife and angel Bonnie.  My Valentine. I must admit I feel guilty because … Continue reading

Posted in Brain Injury, TBI, Traumatic Brain Injury, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The role of music in my recovery and beyond

Music was always important in my life from the days listening to The Monkees singing I’m A Believer on a 6 transistor I kept hid under my pillow (I know I’m showing my age) right through today when I hear … Continue reading

Posted in Brain Injury, TBI, Traumatic Brain Injury, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

Another Little Blessing

Had it not been for the injury,  I would probably still be in Georgia working my tail off and freaking out over a few snow flakes.  Instead, I’m enjoying this beautiful winter wonderland in West Virginia.  Had it not been for … Continue reading

Posted in Brain Injury, TBI, Traumatic Brain Injury, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

TBI… Blessings in disguise

As tragic as my TBI appeared, and it was quite serious, there are many good things that came out of the situation. I was no longer able to do my job as a network engineer.  I had worked very hard … Continue reading

Posted in Brain Injury, TBI, Traumatic Brain Injury, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Just another day

It’s Wednesday May 14th 2008, just another day.  Really, it was just another day, in the middle of the week, in the middle of the month and almost the middle of the year.  It was beautiful weather, a little cool … Continue reading

Posted in Brain Injury, TBI, Traumatic Brain Injury, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

At the edge…

I find myself standing at the edge of a vast chasm of sorts.  As I look across, it is not unlike the Grand Canyon with its ragged edges and stony walls.  All I can see as I look down into … Continue reading

Posted in Brain Injury, TBI, Traumatic Brain Injury, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment