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Broken Brilliant Patient Expert

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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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No, we are definitely not alone by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health We’re all in the same boat, kind of My job went well today. I have good days, and I have not-so-good days. But there is always another day to come. I was quite reste ... Read on »
Committing to failure – on a regular basis by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Good to be back With the long weekend, I have had time to rest up and pay attention to things that normally sneak by me in the course of my busy life. I’m getting ba ... Read on »
Forgot to wish everyone a Happy Independence Day by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Ooops – got caught up in thinking about a lot of things and forgot to wish everyone a Happy Independence Day! I hope your weekend is awesome and safe. Read on »
Our life is what our thoughts make it. Do the best that you can, where you are, with what you have. by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health brokenbrilliant : Yep Originally posted on Don Charisma : «Our life is what our thoughts make it. Do the best that you can, where you ... Read on »
Three days of freedom. Absolute freedom. by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Time to just chill with the reading list I’m OFF this weekend. That is to say, I have an extra day off work, which I will value and use to the best of my ability: ... Read on »
I didn’t fail. I just got tired. by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health So much depends on your outlook I had a revelation this morning, as I was waking up. In the space of a few seconds, it turned an imagined failure into a chance for l ... Read on »
The Less You Sleep, The Faster Your Brain Ages by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health brokenbrilliant : This would explain a few things… Originally posted on Sparkonit : A study at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singa ... Read on »
Head Injury: A Practical Guide: You are an Expert Already… by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health brokenbrilliant : Sharing some information… Originally posted on Sharing some Information and Thoughts on Head and Brain Injury : A ... Read on »
Traumatic Brain Injury, Limitations and Hope by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health brokenbrilliant : More good reading Originally posted on Second Chance to Live : Hello and welcome back to Second Chance to Live my friend. I a ... Read on »
Survivors SPEAK OUT! . . . . . . . . . Michael J. Kline by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health brokenbrilliant : Good reading… Originally posted on Surviving Traumatic Brain Injury : SPEAK OUT! – Michael J. Kline by Donna O’D ... Read on »
nueropyshc test doesn’t detect brain injuries and accused of malingering by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Not all doctors are interested in helping YOU Someone found my blog the other day with this search term. Everyone who is affected by brain injury should know tha ... Read on »
My computer is brain-injured, too by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Yesterday, when I tried to work on my computer, it was much slower than I expected it to be. It seemed really sluggish and took forever to respond (“forever” meaning ... Read on »
Being smart about things by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Use your noggin So, I’ve got the weekend ahead of me, and I spent the morning reading and writing a bit. Then I went outside and worked in my yard and got some good ... Read on »
Just keep your spirits up by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Create something to believe in! I woke up this morning having the keen sense that over the course of my life, I’ve come through a huge number of obstacles. Emotional ... Read on »
Adapting… and realizing how much good it does me by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I have had a few days to “decompress” after my trip to see my family. Two full days of driving 8 hours there, 8 hours back did a number on me, and I’ve been foggy an ... Read on »
I must be getting better… a lot better by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Sometimes you have to bring your own light Got back last night from my return drive home. Found my spouse sitting in a dark house, watching television. Now, that’s d ... Read on »
When bad things happen to good people by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health The road ahead is not always clear Oh, this is upsetting. My neuropsych is having potentially serious health issues, and we won’t be meeting next week. The ups ... Read on »
Does *everything* have to be professionalized? by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I’m visiting my family this weekend. I drove to my parents’ place all day yesterday, which took longer than I anticipated. It was an amazingly beautiful day. Just phen ... Read on »
Traveling again by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Headed down this kind of a road today… I’m headed out on the road again – going to see family several states away. I’ll be driving, and the weather is phenomenal for ... Read on »