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A Stitch of Time...The Year a Brain Injury Changed My Language and Life by Lauren Marks 

# BookReviewer ..Special Thanks to @SimonBooks & @NetGalley for this truly remarkable insight into this lady’s recovery process after a brain injury. This really was such an interesting book which Lauren explains all different aspects of what actually happened to her and how she had to have a speech therapist to help her find her voice again. 349 more words


Psych drugs and brain damage

There is an unfortunate belief in some parts of critical psych communities that says that the brain injury that many of us sustain as a result of psychiatric drug use and withdrawal is permanent and irreversible. 1,978 more words

Mental Health

Guest Blog Post By Ann Millett-Gallant: Lost. And Found?

Lost. And Found?

Ann Millett-Gallant

For much of 2007, my existence may best be characterized as lost. I had lost weight, hair, part of my skull, much muscular movement and fluidity, and my mobility. 1,132 more words

Guest Blog Posts

My memory

My son Evan and his wife Mirjam moved into our house in Garland just over a year ago, bringing with them my beautiful granddaughter Ellie Jade, who is now twenty months old. 493 more words

Brain Injury

Brain, Concussion and Stress: Health effects and post-concussion syndrome

WESTBOROUGH, MA January 15, 2107 The human cost of stress has been well-studied and the effects of stress are a well-known cause of cardiovascular illness including heart attack and stoke.   572 more words
Concussion Management

Sailing off to Ports Unknown

So many times we want to set out for something new, like a sailboat sailing off for ports unknown.  Like ancient sailors who navigated by starlight, we are often afraid of the unknown. 246 more words