TBI
TBI and Tears
Justin used to write a blog on a fairly regular basis, called "The Simple Things". Then my health tanked and one of the things that got cut was his writing. With the restart of our posting here he is writing again which makes ME incredibly happy! We will be adding in...
Making Progress (originally posted on 27 May 2020)
*A repost of a blog Justin wrote on The Simple Things from 27 May 2020 One of the marvels of life is the knowledge that you don't know what you don't know, until you know. And you won't realize that truth until you're old enough to not just experience life, but to...
You Can’t Out Tough a Brain Injury
In 2018, Justin was invited to share his TBI story with the Brain Injury Association of America. It was the first time since his accident in 2016 that he shared how hard it actually was for him; and for us. Below is the article he wrote. If you'd like to see the...
Shame (originally posted on 1 Dec 2020)
*Repost of a blog Justin wrote on "The Simple Things" on 1 December 2020* One of the weird side effects that is not often discussed is the shame that comes with injury or chronic illness. Not just with a TBI, but with any injury or illness. You feel shame for being...

Light (originally posted on 14 May 2020)

*A repost of a blog that Justin wrote on The Simple Things on 14 May 2020 I made an incredible realization yesterday; for the first time since my injury, I'm actually feeling like my pre-2106 self in many ways.  Honestly, it's amazing and makes me incredibly happy,...

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Making Progress (originally posted on 27 May 2020)

*A repost of a blog Justin wrote on The Simple Things from 27 May 2020 One of the marvels of life is the knowledge that you don't know what you don't know, until you know. And you won't realize that truth until you're old enough to not just experience life, but to...

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Shame (originally posted on 1 Dec 2020)

*Repost of a blog Justin wrote on "The Simple Things" on 1 December 2020* One of the weird side effects that is not often discussed is the shame that comes with injury or chronic illness. Not just with a TBI, but with any injury or illness. You feel shame for being...

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Setting Realistic Expectations

Setting realistic expectations can be hard for anyone; let alone those of us battling chronic health issues. Read on to find out some of the things that Justin and Shawna do to help one another with this very thing.

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TBI and Tears

TBI can cause varying symptoms in people depending on where on the head they got hit. Sometimes, one’s emotional stability is affected and they cry when never used, get angry when they were calm before.

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You Can’t Out Tough a Brain Injury

In 2018, Justin was invited to share his TBI story with the Brain Injury Association of America. It was the first time since his accident in 2016 that he shared how hard it actually was for him; and for us.

read more