TBI, Dysautonomia, and COVID-19 (oh my!)

Living with a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is challenging. Add a pandemic on top of that and it’s even more so, as it is for everyone on our planet as we navigate life with COVID-19. While life has changed drastically…

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Do You Ever ‘Recover’ from a TBI?

Can you actually recover from a traumatic brain injury (TBI)? A couple years ago during a conversation, someone said, “It’s amazing that you’ve overcome your TBI.” While I knew they meant, “you’re pretty f-ing awesome given what you’ve gone through…

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TBI & Moving through Grief Part III: Into Acceptance
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TBI & Moving through Grief Part III: Into Acceptance

We come to the conclusion of our blog post series on moving through grief after a traumatic brain injury (TBI). In Part I and Part II, we explored the first five of the seven stages of grief. Let's look at…

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TBI & Moving through Grief: Part II

In Part I we explored the first two stages of grief, which include shock, denial, pain and guilt. Now we move into the second, third and fourth stages, starting with anger. Anger I admit it: I am angry. In fact,…

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TBI & Moving through Grief: Part I

Experiencing a life-changing trauma of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) presents all sorts of clinical symptoms and challenges, and there is the still-somewhat-taboo challenge and reality of grief that sets in, and can last for months to decades. Not until…

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