Messages from fatigue

Some of the most important things that I learn come at the end of the day.  I don’t read them in a book, they don’t come from TV, or from the Internet.  They are born of fatigue, and true honesty in that time of fatigue. “It doesn’t matter what...

Another Frank Update

I thought I would do another update from therapy today. I know people continue to ask how Frank is doing and it is often hard to put into words the changes that occur week to week. Physical therapy is all about finesse. Trying to coordinate different activities with...

The Impact of the Impact

I know I spend a lot of time talking about how this head injury has impacted our family.  I hope that I can describe how this event feels, in hopes of telling our story, and so that others can try to understand how different our life is now.  I know many other people,...

Face to face with the truth

I spend many late evenings allowing my thoughts to ramble around in my head.  Sometimes they make me think of the past, worry about the future, think about the why, when and where we will be. Just this week I visited the past, in a round about way.  I have been...

One minute of my life

The Traumatic Brain Injury   I haven’t changed – you have. I can do that – I don’t need your help. I want to do more today – my brain doesn’t need rest. I can finish that myself – stop asking me about it. I don’t need...