Category Archives: Traumatic Brain Injury

I am not

  I am allowed to have an ‘off‘ day every once in a while.  That doesn’t mean that I AM an off person, that means I’m just human. What?  What happened?  What day is this?  Is it Tuesday- oh, I … Continue reading

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PRODUCTIVITY

productivity [proh-duhk-tiv-i-tee, prod-uhk‐] noun 1. the quality, state, or fact of being able to generate, create, enhance, or bring forth goods and services EVERYONE LIKES TO FEEL LIKE THEY HAVE SOMETHING TO GIVE, RIGHT? SOMETHING TO OFFER, A REASON TO … Continue reading

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The cards that life has dealt us…

#MONDAY MOTIVATION Motivational Quotes‏ @DavidRoads  The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.   Sometimes inspiring quotes are found on Twitter.  I went to Centerville High School to talk to high school kids about myself, my accident … Continue reading

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The Art of Resigning

After graduating Longwood University with a Therapeutic Recreation degree, quitting my work at Fairfax Nursing Center nearly destroyed me. I went from trying so hard to complete my high school education, while dealing with the complications of a new disability, a … Continue reading

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Serendipitous

Today I went to go visit a friend that I have not seen in a long time (With another friend I have not seen in a long time!).  A lot has changed with my friend since we’ve last seen each … Continue reading

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Sigh sigh sigh

“Comparison is the thief of joy.” -Theodore Roosevelt     The New Year came. With it, a reevaluation of myself.  My life, what am I meant to be?  A re-evaluation of everything happening around us.  What would we like to … Continue reading

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Limitations

  “Our only limitations are those we set up in our own minds” ― Napoleon Hill I have a friend from a TBI support group call me today saying that he doesn’t like how ‘people like us’ are treated in … Continue reading

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Chillen Starbucks style

On this 80 degree day, what a better place to go that to sit in the AC of STARBUCKS away from all distractions [mainly of cleaning my house] to work on my writing with a good friend. It may seem … Continue reading

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Irony.

Regrets. Thoughts, this broken mind still thinks thoughts, knows that it is silly to keep high school fresh on the mind from so long ago. It was 20 years ago; ok- 18… High school and the do overs that only … Continue reading

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One hell of a hot day

“Oh my god, Oh my god, oh my god,” were the only words that were coming out of my mouth. As soon as I came out of the doors, my hand flew up to my face in disbelief, dropping my … Continue reading

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