Personal Blog Posts

Therapy Questions and Answers

So. I saw my psychiatrist last Friday (I’ve been seeing them on and off since my injury) and he asked me these questions: What do you want to achieve from these sessions? I want to get over my accident and not think about it every other day. I want to stop feeling angry and frustrated… Continue reading Therapy Questions and Answers

Survivors' Stories

Jamie’s Story

Written by Jamie My Story: Jamie was ranked 2 overall in the world at world tour finals, WSI, in Whistler, Canada. After Jamie’s first run she was in 4th, but she wanted to get on that podium. So she upgraded her flat 3 (off axis grabbed back flip) to a double flat 7 (off axis grabbed double… Continue reading Jamie’s Story

Survivors' Stories

Brian’s Story

Hello, my name is Brian Webb and on May 17th 1998 I became a traumatic brain injury survivor. Here is my story. That day happened to be a Sunday and I was still feeling the excitement of becoming a recent graduate of the University of Kentucky. Back home in the small town that raised me,… Continue reading Brian’s Story

Personal Blog Posts

”Has anyone ever reached out to you?”

I was at Northgate Hospital on Friday visiting my psychiatrist from the Northumberland Head Injuries Team. We were talking about my personal blog which I use mainly to write about my injury. I write about anything that pops into my head, my recovery process (which is still in progress) all the appointments I’ve had, photos – basically anything related to… Continue reading ”Has anyone ever reached out to you?”

Survivors' Stories

Naomi’s Story

Brain Injury: Large right frontal extradural haematoma Brain Surgery: Right frontal craniotomy and evacuation of EDH Date: 21st February 2013 It was a cold February night and I was visiting my friend in York at the time. I was just about to go and brush my teeth when I tripped over my feet and fell… Continue reading Naomi’s Story

Personal Blog Posts

Why did I start Alphabet Brains?

I had brain surgery over 3 years ago now (21st February 2013) and I still haven’t come to terms with it, I’ve felt alone in my recovery even with all the therapy I had (and am still having) I really don’t want survivors to feel like this! I want to bring them together and make a… Continue reading Why did I start Alphabet Brains?