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Concussions, Life

A New Challenge

Do you ever get stuck in a comfortable place? You want something that’s in front of you, but your comfort of your current circumstances leaves you wanting without trying for it?

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Vision Therapy Update

Life takes community. It takes supporting and cheering one another on. I have been so blessed with all the encouragement I’ve had from many of you along my concussion journey. Since I know there have been people praying for me, I wanted to take a moment to explain where things are at.

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Travailing Travel Tips

Does the thought of getting in the car make you want to walk sideways and find the quickest puke bucket? Are you destined to get away from home for a bit but the thought of traveling anywhere outside a ten kilometres radius seem insurmountable? Here are some tips to help you survive the trip

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Vision Therapy Update – August

Yay!! I bring you great news! I am done my light therapy as of tomorrow. I know most of you won’t understand how excited this makes Michael and I. I don’t normally like to give details of how I’m really doing physically because it would be exhausting and draining for you. But let’s just say, this therapy has been the WORST one yet.

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Meal Planning

A key skill to retrain yourself with after your accident is organization. The more organized you are, the easier it is to function. It’ll help reduce overwhelm and teach you how to manage your day. This is also true for preparing meals.

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Level Up

Working our brains in therapy can be similar to lifting weights in a gym. It doesn’t feel the greatest when you advance levels, but the end result is totally worth it.

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The Roller Coaster of Emotions

A little girl is at the carnival with her mommy. She takes a lick of her lollipop and giggles when the flavours consume her tongue.

Suddenly, two skateboarders whiz by her. As she turns to watch them, she drops her lollipop on the ground. She feels a flood of emotions overcome her. What will she do?

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Just Say Yes

I thought my brain would heal itself. I thought that it just needed time. Like a bone or muscular injury, I thought that if I did six weeks of therapy or so, it would be good to go. But it wasn’t. So now what?

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Your Summer Reminders

All of this is wonderful. The vacations, extra family time, and getting those projects done around the house. The only concern is that the routines are lost, the heat is overwhelming, and your sleep patterns are thrown off. It can be tempting to want to fully let loose for the summer, but I caution you. If you haven’t experienced it already, your brain is not going to be very happy with you. So, how do you find a balance between summer bliss and brain comfort?

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