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The Lonely Are Such Delicate Things

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

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8th August 2013: Sick Notes (Blogging After A Brain Injury, Before Alphabet Brains)

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)

Advice · Before Alphabet Brains · Blogging After A Brain Injury

5th August 2013: Neuropsychology (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)

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31st July 2013: Apple Abyss (Blogging After A Brain Injury, Before Alphabet Brains)

31st July 2013 ‘So, today was my appointment with a Neuropsychologist. I was a little worried beforehand, but mainly I was happy as I had waited for this meeting for two months and finally a professional could tell me how my short term memory is. Whilst I was doing the tests, I realised it was… Continue reading 31st July 2013: Apple Abyss (Blogging After A Brain Injury, Before Alphabet Brains)

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22nd July 2013: Blogging After A Brain Injury (Before Alphabet Brains)

22nd July 2013 ‘Look how much of my hair has grown back! :D’ Cute. 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… Continue reading 22nd July 2013: Blogging After A Brain Injury (Before Alphabet Brains)

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15th June 2013: Blogging After A Brain Injury (Before Alphabet Brains)

15th June 2013 “You suit short hair because you’ve got high cheek bones” – if they only knew – I searched through the archives for these photographs to match up to what I looked like at the time this comment was said. I guess everyone that saw me post brain injury assumed that headband (I… Continue reading 15th June 2013: Blogging After A Brain Injury (Before Alphabet Brains)

#BrainQA

#BrainQA, Question 23: What Are Your Goals for 2020?

#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 – ‘I wanna get better at meditation!’ ‘Focus focus focus. Result in happiness. Aly’  – You can take part in #BrainQA on facebook, twitter or instagram every Monday at 8pm (UK time)

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11th June 2013: Blogging After A Brain Injury (Before Alphabet Brains)

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 you’re interested in writing about your experiences. In that post I say that I feel like everyone… Continue reading 11th June 2013: Blogging After A Brain Injury (Before Alphabet Brains)

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Advice On Journaling After a Brain Injury

Before Alphabet Brains there was my private Tumblr, which I used to write about the early days of my recovery. I started Alphabet Brains in May 2016 (three years and three months after my injury) because I wanted to share my feelings with other survivors and possibly help them in some way, I had no… Continue reading Advice On Journaling After a Brain Injury

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Dreaming After A Brain Injury

I recently did a #BrainQA on dreaming after a brain injury because I was intrigued to see if others dreamed the way I did, it turns out everyone dreams differently. Some people can no longer dream at all and after doing some research I’ve discovered that is because they may have damaged their occipital lobe.… Continue reading Dreaming After A Brain Injury