connecting the world one survivor at a time
Added by Inez on May 30, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments
Posted by Second Chance to Live on May 24, 2011
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Added by Craig J. Phillips MRC, BA on May 24, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments
My painting is hanging on the wall in JDawgs, a local restaurant that serves approximately 20,000 BYU, Staff and locals a week. Picture in my painting is a fellow artist who is an employee, my family, Jason of JDawgs, and several BYU students and staff. All the figures are painted standing in line outside the original hot dog shack at the entrance to Brigham Young University. I included bright colors, painterly brushstrokes and thick texture to convey the cheerful atmosphere and energy of…Continue
This is a great online course - very informative... and free!
Added by BrokenBrilliant on May 19, 2011 at 5:51am — No Comments
Appearances can be deceiving….
Having to wear dark glasses in doors has its social stigma. When I sit at the admitting desk at work, customers are generally put off by it. I derive pleasure from those who wonder if I am blind and make gestures or stair to try to figure it out. In general most people assume that I have an attitude problem. So to overcome this negative image problem I try to wear hats, jewelry and exciting wigs. The funny part is I forget what I look like or…Continue
Did anyone have changes in their blood chemistry after injury? My prolcatin started to get high, my IGF went low and now my cholesterol is bad!! (I have always had perfect labs prior to injury)
I checked with 2 doctors to see if any of my medications could be causing this and the answer was no- they are clueless.. what is my brain doing?
Anyone else notice these kinds of changes? I would love to know...
I have spent this last few days wondering why and if I can go on. I have no answers yet. I am profoundly lonely. My brain injury was undiagnosed for many years, and I struggled to make sense of why I was like this. I have trouble finding the boundary between the psychological effects of being undiagnosed and the brain injury itself. I tried for years the psychological, spiritual and nutritional/lifestyle strategies that I thought could be keys to my thriving in this world. I am nearing my…Continue
I was having a bit of a rough run today. My ankles are hurting and I had a huge lack of energy. I kept on trucking and was at about the 3 hour mark and decided to take a minute and rest up at a Gas station in Wagmatsook. We pull in and Melissa is there so we can do a Skype chat with BrainTrust Canada annual…Continue
Posted by Second Chance to Live on May 2, 2011…Continue
Added by Craig J. Phillips MRC, BA on May 2, 2011 at 8:59pm — No Comments