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Ten Years. How It All Began.

Ten Years. How It All Began.

I find it difficult to believe that it’s exactly ten years (18:30 15 Jan 2000 to 18:30 15 Jan 2010) since I was injured in a multiple car crash on Highway 7 in Woodbridge, an injury I thought at the time was like the one I sustained in another car crash back on 10 June [...]

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Disconnection Ended Too Soon; PTSD Hell Continues

Well . . . I needed more than a week, technically 10 days, of disconnection. My muscle tension is down, way on down, but I’m still feeling on edge, still being totally overwhelmed by the stupidest thing to the point that my brain goes: nope, not dealing with that now, I’m turning the body around [...]

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From Sea to Lake to Shining Sea: Happy Canada Day 2014

From Sea to Lake to Shining Sea: Happy Canada Day 2014

Gwaii Haanas on the west coast, a Toronto beach on Lake Ontario, Baie de Chaleur on the east coast in New Brunswick: the beautiful waters of the greatest country in the world! Happy Canada Day! Bonne Fête du Canada!   Related posts: Happy Canada Day 2009!!! Happy Canada Day Happy Canada Day! Happy Canada Day [...]

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Looking Good After Brain Injury

There’s this thing that I call the ugliness of brain injury. I thought of this today after meeting my Aunt for coffee, whom I hadn’t seen since the ice storm. She was exclaiming over the physical change in me, and all I could say was thank you, I was so overcome. Let’s be honest. After [...]

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The Body Follows the Emotions Into Pain

This week was supposed to be physiotherapy discharge week. But my body made other plans. It thought: why should the emotions have all the fun, why can’t the muscles get in on the pain? Really, body? First the left shoulder knotted up, then the midback (thoracic spine) fired off trigger points like some little boy [...]

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Could Someone Pass the Smelling Salts?

Another regular brain biofeedback session at C4 location (on right side of head, just above and in front of my ear). But not a regular week. My heart rate is slightly elevated from my norm, but it and my HRV (heart rate variability) have stabilized. So even a flip flop doesn’t seem to result in [...]

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