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Discovery to keep neurons alive

You know how we have to do this science fair projects every year? Most of them don’t lead to anything, but once in a while there is one student who makes a discovery so great that 138 more words

Brain Injury

As some of you may or may not know March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and this past week it was Brain Injury Awareness Day on Capitol Hill.   945 more words

You had me at Frankincense!

People always ask me how I got into using dōTERRA Essential Oils, and it all started with #frankincense oil.

About 4 years ago my dad experienced a sudden brain injury, and after spending a few days in the hospital, what the doctors offered him was 4 prescriptions and a walker, and basically told him to get used to his new life. 301 more words

Why to Learn CPR

My dad choked at dinner tonight. He is fine now. There are no lasting effects.

All of you know I have some…issues…with anxiety. Yeah. “Issues” sort of like the ocean has water. 257 more words


Obligatory Purple Day Post: Epilepsy Awareness, Positivity, and a Years-Old Purple Jell-o Jiggler

I’ve come to see Purple Day as an opportunity to spread epilepsy awareness, partially by reflecting on my personal epilepsy-related triumphs, challenges, etc.

In all three of these senses—triumphs, challenges, and etc.—this year has been, I’d say, my most interesting yet. 675 more words

Curiouser and curiouser: my battered brain and the looking glass

by Mary Beth Huwe

We retained consciousness while the car toppled around, flipping over itself before finally coming to rest in the median of the divided highway. 627 more words


Real Strength 

It’s not feeling confident, calm, or hopeful in the face of adversity. You can feel like quitting. You can feel overwhelmed. You may even walk away for a while or give up. 139 more words