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SPEAK OUT! NewsBit . . . . . . NFL Rookie Retires

NFL Rookie Retires
(This news underscores the previous NewsBit.)

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Donna O’Donnell Figurski

Clemson Safety Jadar Johnson was undrafted in the 2017 draft. As a Free Agent, though, he was signed by the New York Giants of the NFL (National Football League). 179 more words

Donna O'Donnell Figurski

Make no mistake: Concussions are serious injuries.

With the start of football season fast approaching, this is a good time to talk about concussions and taking precautions to prevent them. Of course, it’s not just football players who get concussions; anyone participating in a contact sport is at risk. 443 more words

DHEC

part X... clueless

The blessing of not selling our home to go bigger and better, was 6 years from being fully realized. As I look back on many phases and decisions in my life, I am frequently reminded of blessings that, at the time, seemed like regular old occurrences. 1,271 more words

(Dis)ability?

Dear readers. Welcome to another randomly-released post. Today, we’re going to talk about disabilities. More specifically, my limited experience with having a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and the thoughts it has prompted in me.   2,196 more words

Growth

Today was the day when reality finally set in...

I like to play this game sometimes called, “Even though the doctors are diagnosing and telling me things, maybe everyone who kept telling me over the years that I was just making stuff up was right, and nothing is really wrong with me.” It is a stupid game to be honest, and I think the only reason I do it is because I struggle to wrap my head around all that is going on right now. 779 more words

Family

A View from Bridge - Two Brain Injured Poets

I have in my files a November 1988 newsletter, put together by staff and brain injury survivors. A View from BRIDGE. Acronym for brain injured daytime group extended – a group at Mt. 1,019 more words

Traumatic Brain Injury

Lancet: Paroxysmal Sympathetic Hyperactivity after TBI - An Underrecognized Clinical Entity

We have probably all struggled with these phenomena in our TBI patients in the neuro ICU: swinging blood pressures, episodic tachycardia and fever, occurring even several weeks after the initial traumatic event. 52 more words

Traumatic Brain Injury