Personal Blog Posts

That’s So Funny…

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…

Personal Blog Posts

Eight Years.

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.

Personal Blog Posts

Snow

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

Personal Blog Posts

I’m Still Here.

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.

Personal Blog Posts

Her Legs and Her Brain

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

Advice · Before Alphabet Brains · Blogging After A Brain Injury

13th November 2013: I Cannot Make You Understand

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

Books · What Others Don't See

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

Advice · Before Alphabet Brains · Blogging After A Brain Injury

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)

Advice · Before Alphabet Brains · Blogging After A Brain Injury

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)