Who is always to blame but someone that’s brain injured. Who is believed? It’s not Read the rest of this entry »
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Imagine going for aquatic exercise at 6:00 am and on this day no one else was in the pool yet. It was just the lifeguard and I at the pool. As usual Read the rest of this entry »
I guess I’ve been gone so long and either I can’t figure it out or it’s WordPress. I choose WordPress as Read the rest of this entry »
Vision? What vision? What’s your vision of perception? Have you laughed at some ridiculous comments or created laughter in a room full of serious people? At a recent Read the rest of this entry »
A walk in the park is peaceful. A time to slow the pace of life and take in environmental delights! Here you’ll find uncomplicated Read the rest of this entry »
Simple tips for brain injury, illness, aging, injuries, patients … Do you have an advocate? Part 2 of 2
A person that is traumatized or fighting illness needs help. Read the rest of this entry »
Ever seen those signs “No shirt, No shoes, No admittance!” Read the rest of this entry »
Simple tips for brain and spinal cord injury, illness, injury, aging, children, adults, everyone … Questions to ask your healthcare professionals
When you come across health issues there are a number of questions you and your advocate need to ask. It’s difficult to know what questions to ask when your world is turned upside down and you are not familiar with healthcare systems. Either the patient or the advocate, or both should ask these questions.
The best outcome to all health issues is dependent on the educated patients and advocates. Asking the following questions will help you take control, eliminate some stress and struggles with healthcare and focus on ones optimal level of functioning. This is a comprehensive but not all inclusive list of questions to ask your healthcare provider. Read the rest of this entry »
Do not let your physical and mental challenges stop you from traveling when you want or need to. You can get preferential seating by Read the rest of this entry »
Communication is unpredictable, just as other symptoms of TBI. Some symptoms are invisible and others are incomprehensible! As I met up with someone while working out in the pool I asked “How are you doing today?” her facial expressions of shock Read the rest of this entry »
Exercise, that seems like work! Even if you think you aren’t exercising, it’s likely you are. Are you doing any of the following? Read the rest of this entry »
It’s been a rainy spring 2013! Walking through the puddles reminds one during childhood when we’d run and jump in the fresh puddles on a warm spring day. It’s not been warm but Read the rest of this entry »
This isn’t an April Fool’s joke, but I wish it were!I was told this was a new step stool! Take a look at this picture. Unless it was a recent purchase from a thrift store it definitely is not a new step stool. It’s all about perception. Read the rest of this entry »
Do you have a written plan to help yourself or your loved one through the difficult days of TBI? One did not like telling others about having a bad day. They are just days in the lives of TBI. Others would refer to these days as “bad days”, but when you have chronic illness, injury, brain dysfunction, or TBI it’s just part of life. Read the rest of this entry »
Who needs sleep? Awe, one is finally having restful nights with adequate amount of sleep. You would think 4 out of 7 nights are good if you had a TBI, and to our standards I’m in the “good” range now! Read the rest of this entry »
Just a brief over view what happened during the years of recovery. I struggled daily with only energy for 3 to 4 hours every day. All my life before this injury I use to sleep not more than 3 or 4 hours a night. I did not have time to sleep. I was simply too busy. I worked, and I worked hard! Read the rest of this entry »
Sleep is a common problem. Most people dealing with traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries, ADD-ADHD, chronic medical conditions and injuries and more, have difficulty with sleep. I recommend clicking on the highlighted red link to Sleep Struggles and Disorders for a comprehensive and quick list and easy to navigate.
This site has an extensive list of all types of sleep problems. Additions and deletions of articles will be maintained. Go to the bottom of the page and click and read the links you are interested.
These Links about Sleep, Sleep Struggles & Disorders, ADD, Spectrum & Sleep, Circadian Rhythms, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS), Apnea, Insomnia, Narcolepsy, Rarer Sleep Disorders, Other elements impacting sleep, Light, vision, and sleep … and more.
Please leave comments as you explore these links. What is helpful and what is not? How do these sleep disorders apply to your life and situation?
Kate Kelly, a pioneer in ADD/ADHD brain dysfunction passed away. She devoted her life, determined and committed educating with on-line videos, programs and co-authoring a best seller You Mean I’m Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy? Read the rest of this entry »