Recovering from TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury)

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

brain injury from www.facebook.com tbilifecoach

picture from http://www.tbilifecoach.com

Also see https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/2019/01/02/traumatic-brain-injury-survival-guide/

https://recoveringfromtbi.com/

and

https://recoveringfromtbi.com/great-traumatic-brain-injury-doctor/

doctor

from a Google search (my “filing system” to rescue me from “sheer utter chaos”, thanks “BIG G”)

https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1CHBD_enNZ767NZ767&q=marc+macialek+brain+injury&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjlqvaGz9XfAhVZdXAKHUn0Aj4QgwMILA&biw=1024&bih=355

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You may also find this link to be of interest

https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/2018/12/28/the-immediate-aftermath-and-consequences-of-traumatic-head-brain-injury-tbithe-immediate-aftermath-and-consequences-of-traumatic-head-brain-injury-tbi/

“We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

enough there for now, c!

My other blogs in this area are at

and
“We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”
“Knowledge is the gateway to understanding…and understanding is the gateway to a better life.”
– Jeff Sebell
Shining a light of hope  in the darkest corners
Helping promote better understanding and awareness of what is often termed “The Silent Epidemic” (and/or “The Hidden Handicap”)
“Inform, educate, inspire”

PS

“We didn’t have…

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TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY SURVIVAL GUIDE

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

head-in-the-clouds

http://www.tbiguide.com/

from

https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2019/01/02/traumatic-brain-injury-survival-guide/

and

https://brokenbrilliant.wordpress.com/

My/our story is a bit crazy (unique it appears) and has had a huge toll on the family, but if our experiences help others in any way, I’m very happy…
but am still riding “the bumps of life” on the roughest roads in the world…without a saddle on a/my “bucking bronco”.
Have a great day and best wishes, m
craig
PSss (a long one)
I would really like  in some small way to help share a better understanding of what is sometimes termed “the hidden handicap”(and/or “the silent epidemic”) … and this is my reason for sharing
“We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

enough there for now, c!

My other blogs in this area are at

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St John (New Zealand-NZ)

Unsung Heroes: People Shining a Light in a Sometimes Dark World

https://www.stjohn.org.nz/
Here for Life
https://www.stjohn.org.nz/Support-us/Regular-Giving/

St John NZ): “Ordinary people doing an extraordinary job (work)

from https://journalistandwriter.wordpress.com/2019/01/02/heart-attack-interrupts-morning-cuppa/

Happy New Year to you ALL

Best wishes from the First City to see the sun (in summer) …and we’re also the first to see the sunset and the stars (in winter-time)
Don’t worry about the world ending today…
it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand

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The immediate aftermath and consequences of traumatic head/brain injury (TBI)

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

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from

https://livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com/about/

My/our story is a bit different, rather ‘crazy’ – ‘unique’ m says….and she’s always right (I checked on the net…and ‘yes”, seems to be correct!).

At age 15 I suffered a serious closed head injury in a midget car racing accident in Cape Town, South Africa, where I was in a coma for a long time . Since my diagnosis (very traumatic) over 25 years ago after “emigrating”, together with many struggles in the working environment many years later in Perth Australia, I have been researching, studying and writing books and articles in this field. My other blogs in this area at http://www.headbraininjury.wordpress.com  (which recently got mentioned in Yahoo News USA ) www.livingwithheadininjury.wordpress.com

and http://www.traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com   may be of interest.

The immediate aftermath and consequences of traumatic head/brain injury (TBI)

SOME QUESTIONS

Here are some notes * , m (a rehabilitation nurse) made recently, regarding a discussion about…

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As ‘the nurse’ says to me often: “c, the people ‘out there” read your writings all over the net, but then they can have absolutely no idea of the difficulties you have in managing the basic tasks of daily living!”

Living with Head/Brain Injury (TBI)

MaK craig

As ‘the nurse’ says to me often: “c, the people ‘out there” read your writings all over the net, but then they can have absolutely no idea of the difficulties you have in managing the basic tasks of daily living!”
Thanks, m … for all the help what you have done …and continue doing for me!

c

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http://www.thedriverthenurseandthewriter.wordpress.com

https://thenurseanewbook.wordpress.com

and

https://anoneextraordinarylife.wordpress.com/

PPS

Whilst the brain injury may significantly affect/impact many areas of your life…

“You are not defined by your traumatic brain injury”

and

Don’t let your tbi define you!”

(thanks, m)

from

https://livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com/2018/06/17/relationships-and-tbi-tips-for-survivors/

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

enough there for now, c!

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PPS
Best wishes from the First City to see the sun (in summer) …and we’re also the first to see the sunset…

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Simple tips understanding injuries are very different … Part 1 of 2

https://anoneextraordinarylife.wordpress.com/
http://www.thedriverthenurseandthewriter.wordpress.com
and
https://thenurseanewbook.wordpress.com

My other blogs in this area are at

http://www.headbraininjury.wordpress.com

http://www.traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com

https://headinjurytbi.wordpress.com/

https://livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com/

http://www.livingwithheadbraininjury.wordpress.com

https://thenurseanewbook.wordpress.com

and

https://anoneextraordinarylife.wordpress.com/

We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”

“Knowledge is the gateway to understanding…and understanding is the gateway to a better life.”

– Jeff Sebell

Shining a light of hope in the darkest corners
Helping promote better understanding and awareness of what is often termed “The Silent Epidemic” (and/or “The Hidden Handicap”)

“Inform, educate, inspire”

With  ref to the reblogged article I found this most interesting and personally relevant

“She has no recall about a brain injury.  She stated ‘if she endured a brain injury she was not educated about it.’ Her recall is simple: take care of the visible injury and one will be better.  All her inpatient treatment focused on the loss of her lower extremity and other physical injuriesThere was no mention of brain injury and no patient and family education for brain injury.”

but “the driver’s” injuries (including a broken neck) were a long long time ago in 1965

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How many have been compared to someone who have a visible injury? “Look how much someone can accomplish after they have lost limbs or have some other visible physical injuries.”  Is the frustration with brain injury

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Fatigue After Brain Injury or Anyone Suffering from Excessive Fatigue

Sharing some Information and Thoughts on Head and Brain Injury

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Are you exhausted or constantly fatigued after brain injury? Anyone suffering from chronic excessive fatigue or exhaustion?  Is it “normal” or “excessive”? You might have an underlying condition that has not been diagnosed or treated yet.

see http://braininjuryselfrehabilitation.com/2012/02/10/fatigue-after-brain-injury-or-anyone-suffering-from-excessive-fatigue/ +

https://www.brainline.org/article/aging-after-brain-injury-brainline-talks-dr-steven-flanagan

(excellent article and info)

never give up

and

http://www.traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com

https://livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com/

+ http://www.livingwithheadbraininjury.wordpress.com

Also see

https://www.google.co.nz/search?rlz=1C1CHBD_enNZ767NZ767&ei=7LUGXMmcDsfdrQHBkYrQBg&q=brain+injury+fatigue+craig+lock&oq=brain+injury+fatigue+craig+lock&gs_l=psy-ab.3..35i39.147.5468..6193…0.0..0.552.3250.2-3j4j1j1……0….1..gws-wiz.uZxpIT2nLzI

from a Google search (thanks for rescuing me from “sheer utter chaos”, Big G!* (and by that I’m referring to both God and Google, but probably far more the first)

“We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”

Shared by “driven”, c

“Information and Inspiration Distributer, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder”

“Knowledge is the gateway to understanding…and understanding is the gateway to a better life.”

– Jeff Sebell

SHINING A LIGHT OF HOPE  IN THE DARKEST CORNERS

HELPING PROMOTE BETTER UNDERSTANDING AND AWARENESS OF WHAT IS OFTEN TERMED “THE SILENT EPIDEMIC” (AND/OR “THE HIDDEN HANDICAP”)

“INFORM, EDUCATE…

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