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Thankfulness

Water and fallen leaves. One is a life source, and the other is a dying object. The fallen leaves remind us that dying is sometimes beautiful. The combination of the two is striking. This is the time where autumn is ending and winter is beginning. The days are getting shorter and colder. The days might… Continue reading Thankfulness

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5 Things My TBI Taught Me

As the anniversary of my accident approaches, my mind is swamped with emotions. Here are a few things I’m learning about myself and God. 1. Life is precious. Embrace every moment. Almost dying makes you appreciate living so much more. You are thankful for every breathe because you know it only takes a moment for… Continue reading 5 Things My TBI Taught Me

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Solitude 

Solitude. That word holds some stigma. Loneliness. Seclusion. Desert. Backwoods. When I returned from rehab, I had not been alone alone for several months. I craved solitude. I craved space for my soul to breathe.  I used to despise solitude. I didn’t exactly know what to do when everything was quiet, and I could only… Continue reading Solitude 

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10 Things I Wish My Doctor Had Told Me About Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI)

Originally posted on The Foggy Shore:
1. You can’t push through.  Regardless of how strong or tough or determined you are, you can’t bully you’re way through recovering from an mTBI.  I know you’re going to try, but you will save us both a lot of time if you didn’t. 2. Rest.  I mean completely rest.  Stop…