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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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Reset NOW by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I just came across this video – pretty inspiring No matter what people may offer you, if it means you have to sacrifice yourself or abandon your convictions, ... Read on »
Fine when I get there by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Peace be with you. So, I’m back from my trip to see my family. My grandparent has not yet passed away, and I got to say good-bye to them while they still recognize ... Read on »
This is not a drill – maybe by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health My last remaining grandparent may be dying. They’re over 100 years old, and I am making the daylong trip to my family several states away, to hopefully see them before ... Read on »
Off to the new office by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health We’ll see what’s inside… Well, this is pleasant. I woke up early today, and now I have even more time, because I have a shorter commute. The pressure is off, job-wis ... Read on »
Where recovery happens by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Writing has a way of getting me where I want to go Reading “The Woman Who Changed Her Brain”, I have been thinking a lot about how I’ve managed to bounce back in my ... Read on »
Hard-wired for success, failure, and everything in between? by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I had an interesting discussion with my counselor last night. To be truthful, this individual has been very helpful to me, but they also have some severe limitations ... Read on »
St. Barbara of Arrowsmith-Young by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Thanks for the help this past Sunday So, on Sunday I spent the afternoon reading Barbara Arrowsmith-Young’s “The Woman Who Changed Her Brain”, about how she learned ... Read on »
Amiss, but getting better by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health On second (or third) thought… no thanks I’m scrapping the idea of going to the ER today. I stretched and moved yesterday, and I took a real break — spent the afterno ... Read on »
I think something is amiss by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health It’s not usually this bad A couple of months ago, I had several episodes that really threw me for a loop. I had a couple of meltdowns and it felt like something in m ... Read on »
Dropping like flies by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I’m going through my list of sites on the right hand side of my blog. It seems that half of the folks stopped writing in 2011 and 2012, and there are some slim pickings of ... Read on »
A fresh new day by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Get out there and make the most of it! I’m feeling pretty good, this morning. I have the whole weekend ahead of me, and I feel much more focused than I have in a lon ... Read on »
Oh, hell – I’m just posting it all by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Restoring your Sense Of Self after a traumatic brain injury is no small feat. And you need all the help and support you can get. So, while I work on my book, I’m g ... Read on »
Discovering a new identity after brain injury – or creating one? – Part II by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I decide who I am I had to run out the door to work this morning, before I could “finish my thoughts” on Discovering a new identity after brain injury – or creating ... Read on »
Discovering a new identity after brain injury – or creating one? by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health 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 , and I’m doing a lot of rea ... Read on »
The things I CAN control by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health 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 working at), they do NOT allo ... Read on »
Staying ahead of the game by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health 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 around who want to talk ab ... Read on »
Wanted: Just a LITTLE bit of control over my computer by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health 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 can open Chrome to listen ... Read on »
Still not easy, though by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health 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 become increasingly tough ... Read on »
The Ultimate Compliment by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I had a really great day, yesterday. I got a big boost on Friday, after a hell week of missed deadlines, scrambling to catch up, and feeling like everything was falling ap ... Read on »
Finding my way through the country I used to recognize by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Yesterday was a good day. I was riding high on the boost I got from work, and the day turned out pretty cool. The more I think about the compliment I got at work ... Read on »