I’ve noticed a very different way of doing things, now, than I used to follow before.
In the past, I wanted (needed) long stretches of time to think things through, figure them out, and then gradually move through them. 178 more words
As highlighted previously, concussion is a serious issue for rugby league players, with regulations only recently being introduced. Prior to these regulations, there was little protecting the players from serious injuries after being concussed. 242 more words
It's bad enough when you've gotten hurt, but when you're told you have to keep going... that's the worst. Especially at the level that pro rugby players are at. Me? I was my own worst enemy, pushing myself to go-go-go, despite being hurt. I didn't know enough about my own condition to realize I *was* hurt. And so, the issues built up... and they didn't resolve, till I'd nearly lost everything.
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Please Note: All brain injuries are different. They will affect people in different ways. The following are my observations from personal experience with a stroke survivor, as well as what I know about brain injury.
I’ve been sick, on and off, for the past couple of weeks, so I haven’t been able to swim.
I’ve also been crazy busy at work, so I haven’t had much time to focus on doing more than reacting to other people’s “stuff”. 242 more words
That old Aerosmith song is playing in my mind, this morning. I’ve been working on my programming skills, over the past week, and amazingly enough, I’m actually able to make sense of things. 682 more words