It has been a year. A whole God damn year.
Our first wedding anniversary. My 30th birthday. His 31st birthday. The New year. Our 8 year anniversary. 792 more words
Willem de Kooning (1904-1997) was a Dutch abstract expressionist painter, one of the best of the 20th century. Starting in the 1940s, de Kooning became well known for painting women figures, which he represented in agitated, dense, and dark tones. 974 more words
I have had a very rude awakening to TBI.
I knew little to nothing of traumatic brain injury prior to the accident. Oblivious and ignorant. Until I was told that my husband suffered a Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. 348 more words
Aphasia is an impairment of language that affects a person’s ability to produce and comprehend speech as well as read or write. Aphasia most commonly results from stroke, the leading cause of adult disability in the United States. 753 more words
New research published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal shows that even mild concussions sustained in ordinary community settings might be more detrimental than anyone anticipated; the long-term risk of suicide increases threefold in adults if they have experienced even one concussion. 923 more words
In early September of last year, I had to make a tough choice of whether I should enroll my husband in a Neurorestorative program. I had to evaluate if he was safe to come home and if it was even the right time for his development to be home. 741 more words