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Broken Brilliant Patient Expert

California
I am a long-term multiple mild traumatic brain injury who has overcome plenty of obstacles along the way. I write about my experiences living with MTBI and talk about how I make the most of my life, no matter what my circumstances. I seek to educate and entertain, to inspire and challenge my... Full Bio
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Discovering a new identity after brain injury – or creating one?

So, I’m working on my book TBI S.O.S. – an expansion of my site section TBI SoS – Restoring a Sense of Self after Traumatic Brain Injury ,...

The things I CAN control

I can choose how to handle all this So, they’re moving us to a new space, and similar to how it was at the last place I left (and hated...

Staying ahead of the game

Gotta stay sharp… get a jump on the day Learning lessons as I go… it’s no good for me to start early-early at work, where there are people...

Wanted: Just a LITTLE bit of control over my computer

I’m this close to un-installing Google Chrome. I know it’s popular with the younger crowd, but I cannot stand what a pig it is with resources. I...

Still not easy, though

Yesterday was a mixed bag kind of day. Mondays and Tuesdays are turning out to be that way for me, lately. We’ve got deadlines looming, and it’s...

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Feb 14 2011 by AmericanNurse34

I'm Emily. I have acquired 14 concussions. Some seen by just a athletic trainer back in the day, others reviewed by nurses in my family and sometimes i've gotten to the point when i know all the symptoms as a nurse, why would a pay someone to tell me what I already know? Have you heard of someone having a TBI as a result of multiply concussions or some very close together? searching for a good neurologist or anyone to listen

 
May 29 2010 by Broken Brilliant

Andrew -

Did you have this problem before your head injury? Sometimes the injury just exaggerates problems we had before. It's not necessarily the only cause of this.

Is this something new for you? 

 
May 20 2010 by Andrew
Hi, Im suffering from a mild head injury which i received while i was recovering from a previous head injury..3 years now. I have a big issue with intimacy, Is this common and how do i fix it?
 

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