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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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Dear WordPress – your new “improved posting experience” is awful by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I hate to say it, but you’ve managed to complicate a very simple thing and turn what used to be quite straightforward into a chore. Ugh. The posting form should have a ... Read on »
Collecting my notes by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Looking at my symptoms from the past month or so. Funny, what happens when you pay attention. All the little things that seemed strange… now looking like a pattern ... Read on »
Or it was a migraine by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Fun… not So, I had that episode on Monday night, where I got so angry, and then wham I got hit with this feeling like I’d turned into an instant idiot, I got all num ... Read on »
Good gone bad in a hurry by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health So, last night I was fixing supper, and I messed something up. My spouse was in the kitchen with me, and they started saying things that sounded critical to me, like ... Read on »
A little here, a little there, and all the while paying close attention by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health All those details bring the brain to life We think too much in our daily lives. Most of us, anyway. We read too much news that has nothing to do with us personal ... Read on »
Time off means time out by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health So, I’ve got this long weekend, which feels like such a luxury, compared to how things have been in the past. One of the things that makes it feel even more luxurious, is ... Read on »
Day out – and about by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health A lovely day to be out and about Yesterday was a pretty good day. I was up early — couldn’t sleep past 4:45 a.m., and it was the first day of the long weekend, so I ... Read on »
Slow day… last push… by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health The long weekend is soon upon me, and it’s about time. It’s been a very busy week. Hectic. Emotional. Dramatic. On top of that, my internet connection is painfully slo ... Read on »
Almost there… almost there… by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health So, things have been going really well at work. My new job is shaping up. It’s been rough, in spots, but mostly because my head gets all turned around, and I feel incredib ... Read on »
Been quiet, been busy by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I’ve been working on a personal project which is going to be done soon. I have not been on this blog much, lately, which is partly a good thing. I hope to write more t ... Read on »
Recovering well by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I’ve been a little under the weather, so I took myself offline completely all weekend. It was very cool. I got some reading done, I hung out with a new friend for a bi ... Read on »
Give myself a jump on the day by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Just gotta jump into it I had a really crappy day, yesterday. There’s been tension at work (which is going to be how things are, for the next couple-three months), a ... Read on »
Facebook fast is working :) by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I’ve been off Facebook for a couple of weeks now, and I feel pretty excellent. The more time I spend away from it, the more I realize how it’s just a bad influence in ... Read on »
My compliments to the chef – that would be me by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health This isn’t exactly what I cooked… but it’s close I just made myself the most incredible dinner. It was so good, I ate a little too fast, and now I need to rest… whil ... Read on »
Quiet is good by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Long walk, down a country road… I’ve had a very quiet few days… when I’ve been at home, that is. This past week has been crAYzy, and I’ve spent my time at home r ... Read on »
Easy peasy… by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Today has been an awesome day. I’ve been taking it easy, reading and writing and just enjoying myself. I also went out for a 2-hour walk and discovered some back roads ... Read on »
Taking a much-needed break today by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health So, I had a good session with my neuropsych yesterday. We ended up running pretty late, because there’s a lot to cover. As much as I have rebuilt my basic functionalit ... Read on »
Sleep, work, eat, live… rinse and repeat by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I was flying solo last evening, moving at my own pace and enjoying having the house to myself. I watched a bit of t.v., then realized what a huge waste of time it was ... Read on »
Working on foggy and dull by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I’m a little low this morning. I got a full night’s sleep – almost 8 hours – but I haven’t been sleeping well for a number of days, so I have some catching up to do. I ... Read on »
So, so grateful by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Just got done chatting with a friend I used to work with. I am SO fortunate to not work where I used to. ’nuff said. G’night all. Read on »