August 2011 Blog Posts (25)

Holy crap that's allot of running. To bad I don't remember much of it ;')

Terrace Bay to Rossport by temporallobe at Garmin Connect - Details

 

  • Weather: High of 22 Celsius (71.6 Fahrenheit) It was cold when I stopped but hot when I ran.  
  • Distance for today: 39.72kl (24.68 miles)
  • Total Distance to Date: 4450.53 kl…
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Added by David McGuire on August 31, 2011 at 4:58pm — No Comments

An empty brain day.

Still on the Trans Canada Highway along Lake Superior by temporallobe at Garmin Connect - Details

 

 

  • Weather: High of 22 Celsius (71 Fahrenheit) Started off cold but warmed up 
  • Distance for today: 42.76kl…
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Added by David McGuire on August 30, 2011 at 5:17pm — No Comments

Running a marathon through Marathon

Passing Through Marathon Ontario by temporallobe at Garmin Connect - Details

 

 

  • Weather: High of 17 Celsius (62.6 Fahrenheit) cold and wet  
  • Distance for today: 41.37kl (25.71 miles)
  • Total Distance to Date: 4368.05 kl (2721.98…
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Added by David McGuire on August 29, 2011 at 6:25pm — No Comments

A Mental Marathon

A mental marathon by temporallobe at Garmin Connect - Details



  • Weather: High of 22 Celsius (71.6 Fahrenheit) Perfect day for a run.  
  • Distance for today: 41.50kl (25.78 miles)
  • Total Distance to Date:…
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Added by David McGuire on August 28, 2011 at 4:08pm — No Comments

Running to White Lake

  • Weather: High of 18 Celsius (64.4 Fahrenheit) Fall is here and it's wet. 
  • Distance for today: 41.77kl (25.95 miles)
  • Total Distance to Date: 4285.18 kl (2670.49…
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Added by David McGuire on August 27, 2011 at 6:11pm — No Comments

About our network sponsor - Layman Law Firm

Layman Law Firm has been supporting survivors in Eastern Washington for more than a decade, most recently as the survivor network has grown at an unbelievable rate, and resources have been shrinking His support to the brain injury community and to me personally through contracting to put together one of the most innovative public resource systems in the nation which be be available September 2011 I was able to personally sustain myself and provide the services we have always provided even…

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Added by TBI Survivors Network on August 27, 2011 at 11:30am — 5 Comments

Running by a lake.and other august posts

Ran a full Marathon along side Pokei Lake by temporallobe at Garmin Connect - Details

 

 

  • Weather: High of 18 Celsius (64.4 Fahrenheit) Fall is here and it's wet. 
  • Distance for today: 42.04kl (26.12 miles)
  • Total Distance to Date: 4243.41 kl…
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Added by David McGuire on August 26, 2011 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Miracle Kid

My book "Miracle Kid" will hopefully finish the editing process soon and be available for everyone to read.

Added by Zachary Gauvin on August 23, 2011 at 7:30pm — 3 Comments

Patience

"I'm tired," Mark said as he walked through our front door. He didn't have to say anything, I knew already by his uneven gate and his stooped shoulders. He was beyond tired. I turned the stove off and walked to the entry way to help him to his chair. It had been a long week and he needed to rest. Tired....

 

I have done a lot of research on the exhaustion associated with traumatic brain injury; how the injured brain can only handle so much stimulus and then it literally shuts…

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Added by Paige Day on August 20, 2011 at 5:11pm — 3 Comments

Brain Exercise Computer Program: Head Strong Cognitive Fitness

Hi Everyone!  I spoke a little of Neuroplasticity and how it involves "repairing" brain neurons which were destroyed by our TBI accident.  I have been doing some research on Neutoplasticity and found a website which gives your brain various short-term memory exercises.....if you would like to try it then goto this site:  headstrongcognitive.com .   You can register as a "new user" and get approximately 2 months of a free trial.  I've done some of the "remembering Flags" exercise.  It does give… Continue

Added by phil espinoza on August 20, 2011 at 11:49am — 6 Comments

Brain Plasticity - Repairing our Damaged Brain

Brain Plasticity is something that I have been repeatedly thinking about.....and heck, I'm gonna do more research on it helping with TBI.  This is what I see so far.....Our brains have the ability to reconstruct connections to damaged neurons.....during which healthy/alive neurons in our brains "reconnect" with damaged neurons there "reenabling" our brain to relearn a function......anyway, below is the web address explainin "brain Plasticity" and how it can help improve our brains....What…

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Added by phil espinoza on August 19, 2011 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Walk for Thought Day, Minnesota

Hello all, Been quite awhile since I’ve posted anything here, so let me tell you what I’m doing now. Have become  a member of  the Brain Injury Association of Mn., and a member of the traumatic brain injury support group in the Golden Valley (Mn) Courage Center. I also attended a conference for the Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) for their Patients & Families Care Center. An interesting conference to say the least: a full day where patients or family told HCMC staff concerning what…

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Added by Richard J on August 19, 2011 at 12:18pm — No Comments

The Use of a Cricket Phone to Remember Information due to short-term memory and TBI Prior to myself utilizing a Mobile Phone like the Android, which I use now, I would keep notes, names, phone number…

The Use of a Cricket Phone to Remember Information due to short-term memory and TBI



Prior to myself utilizing a Mobile Phone like the Android, which I use now, I would keep notes, names, phone numbers, or just about anything I needed to remember-on note pads, regular sized pads and the smaller pads. By the end of my first year with TBI I probably had written enough notes to write a strange Adventure Novel. I would go into my home computer and do daily research on TBI, looking for any… Continue

Added by phil espinoza on August 18, 2011 at 8:55pm — 2 Comments

running into Pancake by Temporallobe and Other August posts

Running into Pancake by temporallobe at Garmin Connect - Details

 

 

  • Weather: High of 24 Celsius (75.2 Fahrenheit) Sever thunder storm warning. 
  • Distance for today: 27.76 kl (17.25 miles)…
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Added by David McGuire on August 18, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Running by the Serpent River

Running by the Serpent River by temporallobe at Garmin Connect - Details





  • Weather: High of 26 Celsius (78.8 Fahrenheit) Lot's of rain today. 
  • Distance for today: 42.16 kl (26.20 miles) 
  • Total Distance to Date: 3785.52km (2386.99…
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Added by David McGuire on August 13, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Sex therapy

      The aftermath of neurological damage is that the muscles on the inside of my legs have begun to atrophy. This affects my balance and walking abilities as well as my sex life. My husband and I opted to visit with a sex therapist to learn how to keep our private life alive. Among the most interesting things we learned were from instructional videos from the Harvard University. I found it amusing to learn that there is an entire department at Harvard devoted to studying sexual behaviors…

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Added by Inez on August 12, 2011 at 9:16am — 1 Comment

Blues clubs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jolHkXU1oAA

A place where I feel like I belong. The lights are usually low enough that I can take off my glasses. The music is chill. There is very little dancing if any in blues clubs so I don’t feel like a wallflower. The best part is the groovy music. My husband and I try to go often. Please share the places you go to feel like you fit in. I seek opportunities to be happy in life a pursuit that…

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Added by Inez on August 12, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Running Through Espanola

Running Through Espanola by temporallobe at Garmin Connect - Details

 Weather: High of 24 Celsius (75 Fahrenheit) Cloudy and a little windy today. 

· Distance for today: 42.10 kl (26.16 miles) 

· Total Distance to Date: 3702.27km…
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Added by David McGuire on August 11, 2011 at 5:03pm — No Comments

Run through Sudbury City Centre and Out

Run through Sudbury City Centre and Out

Today's Run



·        Weather: High of 20 Celsius (68 Fahrenheit) Cloudy and a nice little rain storm that I just missed

·        Distance for today: 38.08 kl (23.66 miles)

·        Total Distance to Date:…
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Added by David McGuire on August 11, 2011 at 5:01pm — No Comments

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