Tag: brain injury

Learning by Accident by Rosemary Rawlins [book review]

Learning by Accident by Rosemary Rawlins My rating: 4 of 5 stars Disclaimer I wanted to read Rosemary’s book Learning by Accident for research on all aspects of brain injuries. Rosemary’s book was to serve as a starting point for me to understand the caregiver’s role and the stress they undergo, but it turned out …

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Sharon Krause on a changing life

Editor’s note: This is the the third story from a brain injury survivor and his thoughts. To read more personal stories, please visit the index. In January 2006, an MRI showed that I had a brain tumor. In February 2006 my tumor bled, paramedics rushed me to the hospital, and I survived emergency brain surgery …

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Mike Morrisey’s open letter to his caregivers

Editor’s note: This is the the second story from a brain injury survivor and his thoughts. To read more personal stories, please visit the index. They say people who go through a traumatic event in their life actually have TWO birthdays ─ the day they were squeezed into this savage world, and the day their …

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Bill Jarvis on recovery from a brain injury

Editor’s note: Bill Jarvis shares his story of what it is like to go through recovery after surviving a car crash that resulted in much damage, including a brain injury. This is the second in received stories regarding brain injury. To read the rest of them, please visit the index. My traumatic brain injury was …

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