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When disappointment brings you down...
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So, what do you do when disappointment catches you, and through just whatever, or TBI Hyperfocus or what ever... you can't slip it away.  This week has been a series of slow disappointments.  One…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by BARB GEORGE Jun 3, 2014.

Life does not stop because of Brain Injury. What ELSE is happening with you this summer?
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 Life doesn't stop at brain…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kathie Mayer Jul 30, 2013.

Working?
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First of all, let's face it.  Just LIVING Brain Injury is WORK!  Recently, I was given the opportunity to go back to work (part time thank GOD) at a very busy office.  I am struggling some... I LOVE…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by BARB GEORGE Apr 28, 2013.

HOLIDAYS AND eating my words (?).
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Happy holidays.  I am a little lost girl at heart and I love being around my family... trouble is... even with the extra time this year, my family seems to be over-booked.  I was over to help my kids…Continue

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Oct 23, 2014
BARB GEORGE replied to Charles Thomas Wild's discussion Perplexing memory difficulty from brain concussion
"Yes, ten years out and still a problem.   What was once, is not now... oops.  "
Jun 21, 2014
BARB GEORGE replied to BARB GEORGE's discussion When disappointment brings you down...
"I love that!  Tie your troubles to a balloon and let it soar!  YAY!   Of course, my eco-friends would say don't really do it, as balloons are so bad for our world... so in my mind, I am sending it off! Thanks my friend!"
Jun 3, 2014
BARB GEORGE replied to BARB GEORGE's discussion When disappointment brings you down...
"Ah... ocean sounds help me Richard.  Thank you for your ideas!!!"
Jun 3, 2014
BARB GEORGE replied to BARB GEORGE's discussion When disappointment brings you down...
"Hi Kathie, As always, my dear friend you really remind me that self care is vital.  I needed to hear exactly what you told me... Thank you.   Yesterday at work was actually, ridiculous.  The comedy of the mishaps and broken-ness was…"
Jun 3, 2014
Kathie Mayer replied to BARB GEORGE's discussion When disappointment brings you down...
"That was a big disappointment, Barb - and harder to handle when you already were "over done" and less reslient. So glad things are looking brighter today! I will try to tuck away some of the things Glen and Richard said for next time I…"
Jun 2, 2014
BARB GEORGE replied to BARB GEORGE's discussion When disappointment brings you down...
"Thank you so much each and every one of you!  Dear friends!!! I am better today.  Was so disappointed to not see this friend--it has been over 10 yrs.  But, they are enjoying the Pac NW so much that they over did it, and I was over…"
Jun 2, 2014
Richard J replied to BARB GEORGE's discussion When disappointment brings you down...
"I find a comfy chair, a glass of water, turn on my 6 disc CD player set to shuffle mode and play my favorite music. As the first song starts I close my eyes and let the music wash though me. In no time at all, I feel better. Watching TV doesn't…"
Jun 2, 2014
Glen Brist replied to BARB GEORGE's discussion When disappointment brings you down...
" Barb,  Wish  I  knew   of    a   drop  of  oil  to   make  things  run  smoothly.... In  other  words,,,  a  word  that  would  help  you  now...  I   think  of   the  times  you  have  helped  others,, and  how  your  kind  words  have  healed  …"
Jun 2, 2014
Kathie Mayer replied to BARB GEORGE's discussion When disappointment brings you down...
"Hi, Barb.  Not knowing what might have been going on this week, what I have to say may or may not apply. I guess my first thoughts are to be extra kind to yourself - speak encouraging, comforting words to yourself as you would to a dear friend…"
Jun 1, 2014
BARB GEORGE posted a discussion

When disappointment brings you down...

So, what do you do when disappointment catches you, and through just whatever, or TBI Hyperfocus or what ever... you can't slip it away.  This week has been a series of slow disappointments.  One here, one there, and another over there--> and I am just DOWN.  So!  What do you do, when you feel like you are just slinking into the hole?  Nothing mind boggling has happened, just a series of small things that have gotten on top of one another.  Would love to have ideas, as obviously I am out of…See More
Jun 1, 2014
BARB GEORGE commented on Inez's blog post Guilt by Association
"I deal with this as well... I have found some additional coping strategies that might help.   A) If I have to go to the store I do it at times that the store will not be too busy (normally).  This means I am out and about EARLY.  My…"
Jun 1, 2014
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BARB GEORGE replied to Albert Bennett's discussion having a hard time coping day to day
"Albert, I am so glad you found this site to use as a resource.  Your determination for med school will help you in your own healing process, I am sure.   You can do this.  "
May 17, 2014
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"Hi Barb, Thank you for adding me as a friend and fellow survivor! I love your photos you have put here. Your attitude is wonderful & I agree. I didn't always, but I have said... this year is going to be a good one! I've found this…"
Apr 24, 2014

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At 12:29pm on April 24, 2014, Donna R said…

Hi Barb, Thank you for adding me as a friend and fellow survivor! I love your photos you have put here. Your attitude is wonderful & I agree. I didn't always, but I have said... this year is going to be a good one! I've found this website among others and am making positive steps toward healing and growth. Learning to love the new me :- ) Making new friends is the best. Hope to chat or write soon. Take care. 

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At 6:12pm on May 26, 2013, Kathie Mayer said…

Hi, Barb! I just wanted to reach out to say that I'm looking forward to meeting you this summer at the Abderseen Support Group!  Debbie and I became friends through a different group we were in, and I just met Shawn at the TBI confernece.  I still can only work part-time in my school district position, but since one of my work days is Thursday (when your group meets), I have to wait until schools out to come join you. If you would like to get to know each other a bit more before then, I would welcome that!  BTW, I was very interested in something you posted about super brain yoga - I looked it up on You-tube and have trying it with my family and folks at work - TBi or not, everyone wants to enhance their brain function!  

Take care! ~ Kathie 

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Barb, hope your day is special.... you are a dear friend.. Wishing you the best...
At 7:50pm on January 15, 2012, Tami Brown said…

i am sorry i missed you request i am a space sometime but thanks

At 8:35am on September 16, 2011, Dylan Finsand said…
sorry if you didnt want me to talk to you in the box at your wall...Im trying to kind of figure all this out... is it ok i dont know if this is like IM or what ever... i have serious delimas trying to navigate
At 8:26am on September 16, 2011, Dylan Finsand said…

which of the chilfren here are your grand kids... i clicked you and it brought me here.

 

At 5:32pm on September 14, 2011, Dylan Finsand said…
1991 i got mine... what are your issues if you feel like saying
 
 
 

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