Category Archives: TBI

I STUBBED MY TOE ON THE WAY TO LIVING LIFE

Slice of Life/Travel Blog by – Sheri de Grom I lay on the cold concrete and wondered how I’d managed to get there. No pushing or shoving had been involved but I’d fallen hard. Did I dare move? The entire … Continue reading

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Brain Injuries – No Fault Of Their Own

Traumatic Brain Injuries – Part 5 of 5  Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (C.T.E.) and Conclusion Thomas Insel, Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) wrote in his director’s report on May 28, 2012, that “NIMH was established nearly 65 … Continue reading

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Aftermath of Memory Loss

Traumatic Brain Injuries – Part 4 of 5 In The Name of Modern Medicine, cont. The days passed without Tom recognizing me and the staff treated me like the enemy. Had someone warned them, “Do not approach,” or perhaps, “Use … Continue reading

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Fifty-Five Years of Memories Stolen

Traumatic Brain Injuries – Part 3 of 5 In The Name of Modern Medicine Fifteen years before my husband, Tom, lost his entire memory, we’d had a perfect wedding. It was the spring of 1986. We were wed in the … Continue reading

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Soldiers, Sports and Ordinary People

Traumatic Brain Injuries – Part 2 of 5 Soldiers, Sports and Ordinary People Outlined in my blog of June 18, 2012 are the numerous problems created by Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) and how they have affected my life. Gardening season … Continue reading

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Do We Need To Bring Back The Draft

Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) – Part 1 of 5 Do We Need To Bring Back The Draft Before the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, most people were familiar with the term ‘concussion.’ We’d here a neighbor or a co-worker refer to someone having a concussion and … Continue reading

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