#BrainQA: Q&A to bring brain injury survivors together and to raise brain injury awareness. Every Monday at 8pm (UK time) on facebook, twitter and instagram The following answers are users from facebook, twitter and instagram, thank you everyone for answering! – What kind of therapy have you had since your brain injury? Did you find that worked? This question is inspired by my latest… Continue reading #BrainQA, Question 6: What kind of therapy have you had since your brain injury? Did you find that worked?
How To Look After Yourself After A Brain Injury This is an article I wrote for the Lovely ladies at The Olive Fox back in May, I shared it on facebook, instagram and twitter and now I’d like to share it on here too. It covers everything you need to do to look after yourself… Continue reading How To Look After Yourself After A Brain Injury
Welcome to the first blog since the 3rd June, I’m so sorry for not posting sooner! I’ve been stressing a little (a lot) about my headaches and to take my mind of them I’ve been reading (a lot, I’m onto my ninth book so far this month) I spoke about reading with my psychologist in… Continue reading Reading after a brain injury
“It all makes sense now” I say aloud to myself while reading about organ donation on page 75 of Carla Valentine’s book Past Mortems: Life and Death Behind Mortuary Doors. ‘The rationale was simple: come Judgment Day, when the dead were to be raised from the Earth to stand (according to the Bible), there was no… Continue reading Organ Donation: Opinions and religious views on being an organ donor
Just got back from a successful trip to my local GP. Headaches are one of the symptoms of living with a brain injury and since my injury over four years ago I get them every other day. They don’t affect me and I can live with them but the past couple of weeks I’ve been… Continue reading Headaches…
May 2013: Around this time I had been with my boyfriend Stephen for a little over a month. We had just taken our first holiday, a weekend away at Harrogate; the town I was born in. He met my family, we drank nice wine, ate nice food, drank overrated tea at Betty’s tea house, walked… Continue reading Creating a world from a bench in a crowded street: How I came to feel safe after my brain injury
#ANewMe is a project by Headway: ‘A New Me provides a platform for people to creatively share their experiences in order to challenge misperceptions of brain injury while demonstrating the value of having access to the right help, at the right time, such as the support provided by Headway groups and branches and our other frontline… Continue reading #ANewMe: How brain injury affects my life and how it motivated me to create Alphabet Brains
I’m a nervous person, I always have been. I get nervous when I have to make a phone call, when post comes through the door, when I hear the email alert sound on my phone, when I check my bank account, sometimes when I have to explain my brain injury to others and often when… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week 2017: Therapy Thursday
#BrainQA: Q&A to bring brain injury survivors together and to raise brain injury awareness. Every Monday at 8pm (UK time) on facebook, twitter and instagram The following answers are users from facebook, twitter and instagram, thank you everyone for answering! It’s Mental Health Awareness Week this week so the questions are focusing on our mental health. This… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week 2017 – #BrainQA: What is one problem you find the hardest after your brain injury?
For Mental Health Awareness Week 2017 day 2 I thought I’d share a few products that have cheered me and my brain up recently! It’s the little things that can cheer you up the most sometimes. I haven’t been sponsored or anything, I just like these products and want to share the happiness they bring. –… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week 2017: 10 products to cheer yourself and your brain up