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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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Reality is a Bad Dream

Now that the ADD Centre is training a second person with gamma brainwave biofeedback, they have begun asking me questions based on her feedback. Do you have vivid dreams, I was asked this week. Oh, I suddenly remembered, I did have a bad dream last week. Since my injury, I have not had nightmares or [...]

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More Mines in the PTSD Minefield Courtesy of Brain Injury

More Mines in the PTSD Minefield Courtesy of Brain Injury

In the spirit of my intention to write about my emotions since healing my traumatic memories, recovering the ability to feel is the part of my brain injury recovery I’ve barely touched, I write today’s post on new mines in my PTSD minefield. Deep breath. Before my brain injury I had this empathic ability to [...]

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Do Therapists Need to be on Twitter?

Data don’t lie; you can’t hide from data. Mid-August my gamma brainwaves had dropped, my ever-spinning busy brain, heart rate, and muscle tension risen. Then my Pastor helped me make a necessary decision, and all my brainwaves returned to my normal the first week of September. I learnt a hard lesson about social media and [...]

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Fatigue-Restlessness Paradox

Fatigue-Restlessness Paradox

My gamma brainwave output is returning to normal. I was able to achieve above 1.0 gamma/EMG ratio during one of the biofeedback screens this week, not just during the writing portion of my session. It’s even more impressive I could because my muscle tension (EMG) went high (temporarily) when my trainer and I fell into [...]

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Gamma Brainwave Training and Emotions in PTSD and Brain Injury

Two weeks ago, my biofeedback trainer re-assessed my brain at the PZ-O1 position — left back of skull. Last week we continued gamma brainwave biofeedback training at that position and will do so for ten sessions total. And then re-assess. Relief. My gamma was unusually low last week. It finally rose to my normal above-1.0 [...]

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