We Are Not Alone

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, and the theme is Not Alone.

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We Are Built For Connection

I hosted my first Traumatic Brain Injury caregiver/partner support group this week. A couple of hours before the scheduled start time, I began to feel pretty anxious. I was nervous that I wouldn’t be able to provide the kind of support that the attendees needed. Nervous that I would say the wrong thing.

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Why Not Me?

My mom completed her final radiation treatment (or getting glowed as she calls it) this week. She was diagnosed with breast cancer last July, right smack dab in the middle of my parents’ kitchen remodel and planning for my wedding that was happening in two months.

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How I Carry Trauma in My Body

The trauma of Brandon’s accident lingers in my body. I can’t always feel it, but I know it’s there. Because it shows up to say hi every now and again. It rears its ugly head in the form of digestive issues, skin issues, back pain, neck pain, mood swings, etc.

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In Sickness and In Health

I’m getting married in 3 months.

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