I really try not to do this but every now and then I do look back at my old life. I think a lot of the time I do this subconsciously but I don't think that this is a bad thing for me to do. When I say that I remember the past I am … Continue reading Remembering the past
Bravery, courage and determination
This post will follow on from my last one. I haven't read it so I may repeat myself but I feel that I have a lot still to say. The words at the top of the page are words that were used to describe my recovery, not sure what bit but I guess all of … Continue reading Bravery, courage and determination
I need to understand
I have been wanting to write about this for a long time but I guess it is I really needed to get to a point when I could understand it fully. I think I am finally getting there. My life changed for me about three and a half years ago and it has taken all … Continue reading I need to understand
For the last few years I have noticed that 'Blue Monday' is talked about a lot. It is supposed to be the most depressing day of the year for several reasons that I won't bore you with. Perhaps I have been noticing this new phenomenon as I now am classed as a person who has … Continue reading Blue Monday?
Trying new things
When you get to a certain age you find that you just stick with what you know, where you feel safe and it is easy. I was plodding along and when everything changed I think subconsciously I began to try new things, and I am really enjoying it! You kind of get stuck in a … Continue reading Trying new things
I love doing brain training and try to train my brain everyday. There are lots of things that you can do that is classed as training your brain. When you have a brain injury this needs to start as soon as you can. When you are first recovering, in my case, you don't really know … Continue reading Brain training
It’s been a really good year (for me) 😁
It has been a while since my last blog post but I thought that things in the world at the moment have been and continue to be so awful I thought it would be better not to moan about it. It is the end of the year and is usually the time when you look … Continue reading It’s been a really good year (for me) 😁
I think all the time that I have so many questions that I fell that I need answering. I am a bit of a novice to my life, only three years in and I am at a point now that I should know all the answers and if I don’t then someone should be able … Continue reading Unanswered questions
The Glasgow coma scale
I have been lucky to learn so much about brain injury through my weekly attendance of Headway. I can't remember if we have been told much about the Glasgow coma scale or GCS, but it has been in my head for a while so I guess Headway must of put it in there. I have … Continue reading The Glasgow coma scale
What is this you might say. Well I certainly didn't know what this was until I had it or should I say still have it. To explain it you first need to understand what executive functions are. We all have them but I guess I never realised they all had a certain name when looked … Continue reading Executive dysfunction
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