Livin’ Life
Life Without (originally posted on 27 Mar 2013)
*A repost of a blog Justin wrote on The Simple Things on 27 March 2013 Starting this, I made the decision not to include names because while this is about me and my family, it could be about anyone who is or cares for a veteran.  Reading through my first post I...
Change Is In The Air (originally posted 30 July 2013)
*Originally posted on Justin's blog on 30 July 2013* It's been awhile since I've been on this thing.  For the past couple months I've had a sever case of writers block that not only extended itself to this, but it's also crept into my ability to write creatively....
Stress And Being a Caregiver (originally posted 9 Apr 2013)
*A repost of a blog Justin wrote on The Simple Things on 9 April 2013. When one becomes a care taker within the VA program, how to properly deal with stress becomes a focal point.  As I've found, being a caretaker comes with inherent stresses that are quite different...
Stress and Caregiving (originally posted on 23 Mar 2016)
*A repost of a blog Justin wrote on The Simple Things on 23 March 2016 (pre TBI) I've touched on this before, but one of the key points made, both when going through the training requirements to join the VA caregiver program and by the nurses who do our home visits,...

Goal Setting (originally posted on 9 Apr 2016)

*A repost of a blog Justin wrote for The Simple Things on 9 April 2016 (before his TBI) While driving home from the gym the other day, I was basking in the after workout high that comes from pushing hard and my mind began to wander to the idea of goals.  Most of us...

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