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End of a July

My life on my own, my life of my own is still mine.  I once thought I knew what love was and I tried to give it, I shared it and I gave it away.  356 more words


TBI Tales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . "Surprise" by Miki Mashburn-Bailey



Miki Mashburn-Bailey

presented by

Donna O’Donnell Figurski

A couple of years after my husband’s accident, I bought flowers for myself and gave them to him to “surprise” me with. 392 more words

Traumatic Brain Injury

Therapeutic Animals

I love using therapy animals as an adjunct to my treatment sessions. They break up the monotony of therapy and can provide an extra incentive to make functional movements, especially for the folk that are cognitively challenged. 78 more words


A Daughter's love and A Daddy's heart

We dropped Anne off at overnight camp yesterday. It’s an amazing camp for kids with TBI. They provide a one-to-one counselor to camper ratio so that kids with disabilities can experience the independence and fun of a typical camp. 307 more words


Home (Silas' Story Part 4)

After a couple weeks in the NICU, we were beyond exhausted and so ready to go home.  Silas had been miraculously improving daily.  His first EEG was abnormal (obviously) and showed much cause for concern.  946 more words


Blogging volcanoes and crickets

It’s been a few months of blogging now and it’s starting to make me feel like an insecure kid in my early 20s. Again.

Maybe you know what that’s like? 461 more words