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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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Take the TTC Survey Till February 11, Speak Up for Accessibility

The TTC is running a survey purportedly on service standards yet with nary a word on accessibility and skewed towards not building subways. Service includes accessibility. Service includes how easy it is to use the system. Yet the survey doesn’t include one question related to cognitive, physical, or mental accessibility, other than pitting the number […]

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Concussion: The Movie Starring Will Smith

As I mentioned last week, I went to see a movie: Concussion. I couldn’t remember what it was about nor did I bother looking it up. So I had no idea what to expect when it began. I liked it. The camera angles, the use of music, the juxtaposition of beauty hiding violence, the suspense […]

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Concussion: A Rare Movie Outing Post-Brain Injury

I went to see a movie. In a theatre. With other people. I know, I know, what’s so momentous about that? People do it every day. Not me. I haven’t done it in years and years. Because my brain injury makes it a tad difficult.  There’s the issue of being able to sit through the […]

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Sixteen Years Since my Brain Injury 

So. My 16th anniversary of the car crash that scattered my life into ashes is now. That crash didn’t only give me a brain injury, it also led to events that gave me PTSD. From my experience, PTSD is a monster that feeds on the worst of human thoughts and beliefs and lifts up a […]

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HRV Training Post Brain Injury Achieves an 89

Holidays — getting away from my life and the people in it who attack, diss, require me to be normal, live in denial to my detriment, and drain me — are good for my heart rate. First, after I flew to England and now, after I chugged to Ottawa. For the first time on its […]

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