Blog — Awareness

Ignorance is Bliss...

May Mutter

Tags Acceptance, Awareness, Concussion, Concussion awareness, PCS, Support

I'm not sure if I just woke up on the wrong side of the bed, but I've been thinking about this a lot: You know, I get dismissals like "I forget things too, it happens/not a big deal" ALL THE TIME.  Yes. It does happen. But for it to happen this often (dozens of times a day) and to happen when it didn't used to happen...naturally gets to you. Just like you don't tell people whose eyesight deteriorates with age that "there are blind people out there, you're fine", you don't tell us "there are dumb people out there, it's...


Tackling TBIs

For those who don't know, there is a clinical trial for concussion research. I have written up some information about the initial process to give you an idea of what is involved, but as with any clinical trials, most of it is subject to confidentiality. I encourage you to check it out, apply, and see if it helps you, while assisting brain injury research. How can we complain about no one understanding us, if we won't be the first in line to help where we can? With the Super Bowl on last night, this is as good of a time...


Onwards and upwards!

"Thank you for standing up and being a voice" "Thank you for being brave" "Thank you for inspiring me to try my hand again at what makes me happy" "You are an inspirational woman" "I feel I've been so alone and I can't believe there are people who understand" "I'm so happy I found you" My email, Facebook messages, and phone in general have been exploding the last few days. And almost every single message has made me cry, so beautiful. Thank you.So far the video posted online on the Ottawa Citizen has over 40K views, and now it's on the front...