Brain Injury Survivors: When and how can we defend ourselves?!
Holding a conversation after a brain injury
#BrainQA, Question 18: For those who had brain surgery, how do you feel about your scar?
#BrainQA, Question 17: What’s improved since the early days of your brain injury?
#BrainQA, Question 16: Do you like talking about your brain injury?
Headaches and pain after (traumatic) brain injury
Learning after a brain injury
Boring self care Nov: Dishes
Boring Self Care Nov: Laundry
#BrainQA, Question 15: How often do you get overwhelmed?
Mementos that take me back to the early days of my brain injury
Apps that simplify living with a brain injury, part one: Password Managers
Things that haunt me
Help Me Remember: A podcast episode on brain injury by Terrible, Thanks for Asking (TTFA)
Headway brain injury identity (ID) card: ‘A simple solution to a tricky conversation’
Quiet Tears: The days when living with a brain injury become…too much
#BrainQA, Question 14: How did your brain injury happen? (There was a whopping 300+ answers so I’ve organised them into categories:
Part 12: Road traffic accidents
Part 11: Bangs on the head
Part 10: Falls
Part 9: Suicide attempts
Part 8: Attacks
Part 7: Brain Tumour Surgeries
Part 6: Strokes, Aneurysms, Haemorrhages and Arteriovenous Malformations (AVMs)
Part 5: Multiple Brain Injuries
Part 4: Sports
Part 3: Domestic Violence
Part 2: Infections and Diseases
Part 1: Poisoning, Epilepsy, Army Accidents and Medical Mistakes
#BrainQA, Question 13: Do you have any regrets?
#BrainQA, Question 12: Social media: How much do you share about your brain injury?
#BrainQA, Question 11: What’s the worst advice you’ve been given?
#BrainQA, Question 10: How many people have you met that also have a brain injury?
#BrainQA, Question 5: What is one problem you find the hardest after your brain injury? (from May)
Advice on meeting new people after a brain injury
Daily struggles of life after a brain injury: Advice given
#BrainQA, Question 9: Who do you talk to the most about your brain injury?
How To Look After Yourself After A Brain Injury
#BrainQA Question 8: If you’ve told strangers how did they react?
Reading after a brain injury
#BrainQA Question 7: Do you have or would you get a tattoo to represent your brain injury?
Organ Donation: Opinions and religious views on being an organ donor
Creating a world from a bench in a crowded street: How I came to feel safe after my brain injury
#ANewMe: How brain injury affects my life and how it motivated me to create Alphabet Brains
#BrainQA: Question 6: What kind of therapy have you had since your brain injury? Did you find that worked?
Mental Health Awareness Week 2017: Therapy Thursday
Mental Health Awareness Week 2017 – #BrainQA Question 5: What is one problem you find the hardest after your brain injury?
Mental Health Awareness Week 2017: 10 products to cheer yourself and your brain up
#BrainQA, Question 4: Do your friends and family understand your brain injury?
Mental Health Awareness Week 2017: The mental strain and ongoing battle of living with a brain injury
#BrainQA, Question 3: What’s the best advice you’ve been given since your brain injury?
Me VS the world…
#BrainQA, Question 2: How often do you think about your brain injury?
#BrainQA, Question 1: What is one thing you’d like every brain injury survivor to know?
My brain injury does define me: Looking over an old blog post
How Motivational Tattoos is helping me ‘Breathe’ and calm my injured brain down
Looking back over March: Brain Injury Awareness Month 2017
Coral-Lynn’s Brain Injury Survivor Story
#WearItOut for The Brain Tumour Charity – Headbands and Bandanas for Brain Tumour Awareness
When you come out of the storm… 4 year brain injury anniversary
Top 5 Posts in 2016: Louis Theroux, Hidden Disability, My Beautiful Broken Brain, Recovery and Pregnancy Fear
Shelley and Taylor’s Brain Injury Survivor Story
Living with chronic fatigue: A Pie Chart Illustration
Elliot’s Brain Injury Survivor Story
Joanne’s Brain Injury Survivor Story
Pregnancy, Parenthood and Perhaps Fear When Living With Chronic Fatigue
Alphabet Brains is an Everyday Hero in The Happy Newspaper!
“How is your recovery going?”
The A-Z Project – A
The A-Z Project: An Art Therapy Colouring in Pages Project
The Spoon Theory
Facebook Giveaway: Brain Cosy by Katie Abey Design
Joanna’s Brain Injury Survivor Story
Randy’s Brain Injury Survivor Story
Sandy’s Brain Injury Survivor Story
World Mental Health Day – Your Brain Injury Does Not Define You… Or does it?
Are other brain injury bloggers/websites your competitors or is it a community?
Our Beautiful Broken Brains
Overhearing “Brain Injury isn’t really a disability”
Distracting Your Brain From The Sensation of Pain
The Fear of Falling
Apple’s Brain Injury Emoji
How To Look After Yourself on Holiday (and How Not To…)
Brittany’s Brain Injury Survivor Story
A Different Brain: Louis Theroux Documentary Review
Brian’s Speech on Brain Injury at His Local College
Emily’s Brain Injury Survivor Story
Lumosity: A Brain Training App
Jamie’s Story – Q&A
Therapy Questions and Answers
Jamie’s Brain Injury Survivor Story
Brian’s Brain Injury Survivor Story
“Has anyone ever reached out to you?”
Naomi’s Brain Injury Survivor Story
Why Did I start Alphabet Brains?