Giving Up

Giving up. You might be thinking to yourself “this is not going to be a typical cheerful blog day”. Not that all of the posts that I write are cheerful, but I think that most of the posts that I write have a message of hope to them. When I talk about...

Friends in low places

So many friends in low places – and not in the low places like the Garth Brooks song. Just low, feeling bad, struggling with the reality of what a brain injury has done to them, to their family or to their loved one. Low because there are so many parts of this...

Life seems to be moving faster

I noticed today that the weekend went by in a blur – time seems to be moving faster again for me, which is a clear indication that life is moving on.  As much as everyone tells you it will happen, and you don’t believe it, it eventually returns to a more...

Compassion Fatigue

Compassion fatigue – do you know what it is? The textbook definition has many pieces depending on where you look.  The one that I think fits best for many people living within the world of brain injury goes something like this – extreme fatigue or...