TBI: To Be Inspired

YEAR 8; Day 2,923 – Look Back but Don’t Stare

Hi Everyone,  Eight years; another milestone. In the grand scheme of things, eight years is not a long period of time. In the course of recovery; 2,923 days is a BIG number! Milestones are life’s markers to reflect on past achievements and lessons learned.  We’ll...

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7yrs; Day 2609 – Never Give Up and Never Give In

Happy Thanksgiving! What a difference a year makes! This time last year, Corey had a huge set back with her fall from the chairlift. I’m very happy and thankful to report she is walking between 300-600’ everyday and she’s standing for a minimum of 40mins in the...

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7yrs; 1 month – making change; literally

Hi Everyone, It’s been almost a month since we returned from Corey’s birthday trip and we’ve had a few ups and downs. Living with TBI is like riding a roller coaster in a dark tunnel. It keeps us guarded and exhilarated never knowing when it will drop, curve or soar....

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7yrs; Day 2574 – Healing

Hi Everyone, Last week we were given an amazing gift. A couple in our community generously donated a vacation to San Diego for Corey's 25th birthday. This opportunity allowed us to fulfill a bucket list item and create new memories. As you know, Corey's memory loss is...

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7 years; Courage is Contagious

Hi Everyone, I can’t believe it’s Year 7…sevens are lucky…after last year, we’re ready…bring it on! I apologize for our virtual absence. Corey’s fall November 15th of last year leveled us both; physically and cognitively for Corey, emotionally and spiritually for me....

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Hi Everyone, Today I will share a twist on a family favorite; French Onion Chicken. I don’t remember where we found this recipe but it’s a good one. I love French’s Onion Rings on the famous string bean casserole side dish, so I thought hey…why not try it on Chicken?...

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6yrs; Day 2358 – Insurance, Therapy, Advocacy

Hi Everyone, We have quite an update for you! To begin, for anyone interested in Corey’s documentary BRAIN CRUMBS, the Wilmington Riverfront IMAX theatre has given FarmCat Media one of their theaters for a private screening. This means tickets are NOT open to the...

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6yrs; 4 months – Brain Injury Awareness

Hi Everyone, March 1st begins Brain Injury Awareness month. We were hoping to kick off this month with Corey’s big announcement, but like most lessons we’ve learned during this journey, we need a little more time. Your only hint is…Jon, FarmCat Media, is working with...

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6yrs; 3 months – big announcements

Hi Everyone, Today marks 3 months since Corey's concussion post initial injury. We both have been working hard to bounce back. We are happy to report lots of progress and a few BIG announcements! Since we last checked in, our advocacy has helped to cover therapy...

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6yrs; 3 months – Resilience

Hi Everyone, I attended a seminar a few years ago presented by Marilyn Spivack. She is the 'godmother of brain injury', creating the Brain Injury Association of America. She opened the lesson with a question. "Resilience; Is it a trait or a process"? Tomorrow will be...

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