Welcome! Happy New Year everyone, I hope you had a lovely Christmas and NYE. This post is the first of many as I’m back to my usual routine with Alphabet Brains, I’m very sorry for neglecting it and you! Life got in the way massively, especially the year 2021… I thought you guys would understand… Continue reading End of Year Wrap Up & Chat and 21 Things I’m Proud of In 2021
The cold wind hits my face and reminds me that this is my favourite time of year to ride my bike; to actually feel my cheeks, to feel my body doing something and most of all, to feel free; not trapped in my own body. Instead I’m walking home after collecting anti depressants, the reality… Continue reading That’s So Funny…
In two days it will be another anniversary of my accident and my brain surgery. What does that mean in terms of technology and emotions? It’s another year where I choose to ignore the memory notifications on facebook and another year where I don’t look at timehop, even though I know these days leading up… Continue reading Eight Years.
When usually at night the sky goes dark, the sky goes bright When usually the world is loud, the world is quiet When usually the world is ugly, the world is beautiful When usually tears fall, snowflakes fall When usually people complain, people contemplate Contemplate on the peace the snow brings and the way it… Continue reading Snow
This is my longest break from Alphabet Brains and not what I had planned when lockdown first happened in March. I’m still here, I didn’t want to leave the year without letting you all know and saying hello. I had plans to be positive during lockdown, but I’ve been struggling with my brain injury and… Continue reading I’m Still Here.
This is the face of someone who tried and failed to climb a hill on her bike, this English person living in Scotland sees the word hill but really hills in Scotland are mountains. However she wasn’t put of, her mum has always called her tenacious and it’s shown these past seven weeks and the… Continue reading Her Legs and Her Brain
I cannot make you understand. I cannot make anyone understand what is happening inside me. I cannot even explain it to myself. Franz Kafka This quote/feeling seems to have grown stronger as the years have gone on. Do you have a blog or journal? Let me know in the comment section below or on the facebook… Continue reading 13th November 2013: I Cannot Make You Understand
The neurosurgeon Henry Marsh in his book Do No Harm quotes René Leriche, La Philosophie De La Chirurgie, 1951” (Philosophy of Surgery) Every surgeon carries within himself a small cemetery, where from time to time he goes to pray – a place of bitterness and regret, where he must look for an explanation for his failures.… Continue reading The Lonely Are Such Delicate Things
Do you have a blog or journal? Let me know in the comment section below or on the facebook page, twitter or instagram. This is one of many blog posts that will follow my journey from private blogging after my brain injury to starting Alphabet Brains. You can read my previous post on Advice On Journaling After a Brain Injury if… Continue reading 8th August 2013: Sick Notes (Blogging After A Brain Injury, Before Alphabet Brains)
5th August 2013 Do you have a blog or journal? Let me know in the comment section below or on the facebook page, twitter or instagram. This is one of many blog posts that will follow my journey from private blogging after my brain injury to starting Alphabet Brains. You can read my previous post on Advice On Journaling After… Continue reading 5th August 2013: Neuropsychology (Blogging After A Brain Injury, Before Alphabet Brains)