Even in an era where we have electronic calendars and alerts to remind us of other important occasions, there are still some events and moments for which we don’t need reminders. We don’t need a notification for these dates because the events are so significant in our lives. They are our defining moments.
It’s been eleven months since I sustained the concussion that started my year. Eleven months since the emergency room doctor sent me home with a warning that I might have a “slight headache” the next day. A slight headache that turned into months of post-concussion syndrome. Whether they’ve been following the journey from the […]
Today is 9 days since I was in the emergency room, and I really expected that by now I would have been back to myself. I am really trying to stay off of my screens and stick to The Rest Plan. This is NOT easy. The brain is a funny organ. One moment I may […]
Apparently, I Don’t Know How to Rest In the wake of my fainting spell that resulted in my blow to the head and trip to the emergency room on Saturday, I have been trying to take it easy this week. I’ve been working from home, trying to rest while also catching up on emails and […]
After feeling lightheaded yesterday and experiencing recurring headaches, I realized that I need to allow myself the appropriate time to heal. Even as the bruises and cuts heal on the outside, I don’t know what’s happening in my brain. The inside needs time to heal and recover. And as my cough lingers into its third […]