Category Archives: brain injury

The Man Who Works For Something Greater Than Himself by Janice Tindle

2017 was supposed to be The Year of Me. After seven long years struggling to rebuild a new me and a new life after a 2010 car collision, I was so confident that I would have another crack at becoming … Continue reading

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Brain Injury Awareness Month, March 2017

The first time I saw a brain injury awareness video was during Brain Injury Awareness Month. I thought it was wonderful. Every year, different ones came out, and they were all wonderful . I dreamed of one day making my … Continue reading

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Brain Injury, Dystonia and TIA Awareness: Year of Self-Care   by Janice Tindle 

This is my first blog post of 2017. I’ve declared this my “Year of Self-Care .” Last year, I got off track a bit, but it’s never too late to change, so I’m getting my rountine exams out of the … Continue reading

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How To Love Someone With Dystonia  by Janice Tindle 

I can’t remember the last time that I gave someone a great big exuberant hug or got one. I can’t remember caresses, being held close or engaging in that enthusiastic wrist holding handshake. I can’t remember group dancing, or even … Continue reading

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#HAWMC #TBI ” The Thoughtful Vegetable, Angela Ronson’s blog” by Janice Tindle 

The WEGOHEALTH Activist 30-Day Writing Challenge, Day 29 “Have you checked out fellow HA’s pieces for our HAWMC? Choose one of your favorites and repost it to your blog. Be sure to include a few sentences on why you love … Continue reading

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#HAWMC #Health Focus;  “Challenges & Victories” by Janice Tindle 

The WEGOHEALTH Activist 30-Day Writing Challenge,Day 28 “5 Challenges & 5 Small Victories. Make a list of the 5 most difficult parts of your health focus. Make another top 5 list for the little, good things (small victories) that keep you going.” … Continue reading

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#HAWMC #Sunday Selfie #Marriage #Caregiver

The WEGOHEALTH Activist 30-Day Writing Challenge, Day 27  “Sunday Selfie: Post your favorite picture of yourself. Don’t be shy, it’s time to shine!” This is easy. My wedding day. Not a selfie.  It’s my favorite picture of myself because I … Continue reading

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