Why Do Stroke Survivors Lose Friends?

Through my involvement with stroke survivors at all levels, I heard from a lady who had to move 2000 miles away to get out of…

My Dreams Have Changed

My dreams have changed over the years.  As a young woman my 1st dream was to get married and have a family.  But I was…

Warfarin: A Blood Thinner and Rat Poison

I got a brain bleed 13 years ago and I wasn’t supposed to live. I had Protein S Deficiency that gave me blood clots and…

Knock, knock! I Was At Death’s Door. And Then I Wasn’t, aka The Issue of Turning Off the Life Support Machine Too Early

When I had my hemorrhagic stroke in 2009, my boys knew I had a zest for life from the way I lived it up to…

Avoiding Screen Time Following a Head Injury?

By Hannah Burgess Once an individual sustains a head injury, one of the first questions that they often think about is whether screen time should…

Irritability and Anger: How TBI Affects Aggression

From: Power of Patients Spring Blog  A traumatic brain injury affects more than just you and your brain. It affects everyone who comes in contact with…