Category Archives: Surviving brain injury

A remarkable story of a miraculous journey

How to paint with a jittery duck

When I left him, my son was gleefully painting with a duck. The duck had, in the early stages, seemed a bit jittery, but once it had its feathers smoothed, the results were quite amusing. Now, lest we invite less-than- … Continue reading

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Women’s Health Week Revisited – The Gift of Friendship by Sue Vincent

Sally Cronin is revisiting her series on Women’s Health, with posts not only relevant to women. Please take a look at her website to read the articles. by both Sally herself and other writers. This was my contribution… Reblogged from … Continue reading

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Independence day

For millions, across the US, the fourth of July is Independence Day and I wish you a wonderful day. Here, it is also a special day… it is my son’s rebirthday. Regular readers know Nick’s story, how he was stabbed … Continue reading

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Views from an Injured Brain by Nick Verron

Holistic medicine is generally seen as ‘alternative’…. alternative to what? To the specialisms that treat individual aspects of any problem to the best of their ability, yet forget that a whole person is involved in any illness or injury. My … Continue reading

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Congratulations!

I’ve only had a phone call. I have seen no pictures except one on Twitter and heard only the briefest account as yet. Nick will write about ‘the most amazing day’ himself. It is probably just as well I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Look what you’ve done….

I walked in, having finished the morning’s work before I would normally have left the house. It is almost like having a day off. The dog looked at me reproachfully from under the sofa cushions… at least until I picked … Continue reading

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“Anything is possible…”

It was a dark and stormy night… which was a bit of a surprise when I’d only closed my eyes for a few minutes after lunch. I’m fairly certain the only reason I woke then was the distinctive sound of … Continue reading

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Writer’s Quote Wednesday and #BeWOW

I’m cheating for Colleen’s Writer’s Quote Wednesday and Ronovan’s #BeWOW posts this week.. it seems the right thing to do. My son has just started blogging… finally… and ended his ‘About’ page with the perfect quote from Christopher Reeve. If … Continue reading

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The blogger in question

There is a new blogger in town. So far, only his ‘About’ page is up, but that, I think, will be the start of something special. He has a story to tell and a journey to share. The blogger in … Continue reading

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London to Brighton…

I was up at four this morning. The sky was clear, the moon bright…my son wide awake and gearing up for a long day ahead when I arrived at his home.  We loaded up the bike in the dark with … Continue reading

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