I’m not broken, I’m just finding my sparkle!
My journals and brain injury tips
I know that living with Post-concussion syndrome can be a whole load of scary bananas and if you’re a warrior too I want you to know that you’re not alone.
Here you can follow my recovery journey and find tips for living with a brain injury.
11 months with Post-Concussion Syndrome Day 329: Saturday 26th January 2019 It’s been a couple of months since my last blog where I said I would try to update you more often and, well, things don’t always go to plan. My brain doesn’t like sitting in front of my iMac...read more
Crutches, accepting my brain injury and celebrating wins Day 260: Sunday 18th November 2018 It’s now 8 ½ months I’ve been living with my brain injury post-concussion syndrome. It’s safe to say I’ve fallen off the blogging wagon the last couple of months. Not having...read more
UKABIF Film Award 2018 Not just a bump to the head: the fall that changed my life In March 2018 I had a fall in the snow and ended up with a brain injury, post-concussion syndrome. The United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum Film Award 2018 is open for entries...read more
How my brain injury affects my walking and balance Day 197: Sunday 16th September 2018 It’s been over 6 months since my failed surfing on snow attempt gave me a brain injury, post-concussion syndrome. I use my blog and YouTube channel to share my recovery journey and...read more
The highs and lows of living with a brain injury for 6 months Day 183: Sunday 2nd September 2018 I cried myself to sleep last night, had a nightmare about going to prison and have woken up today in all the tears. There’s no hiding this one. I’m finding this weekend...read more
What my brain injury is teaching me about love Day 170: Monday 20th August 2018 I’ve been living with post-concussion syndrome for over 5 months now and recently I’ve questioned my ability as a partner. How long can I realistically expect JP to put up with me while I...read more
How to deal with the emotions of Post-Concussion Syndrome Day 155: Sunday 5th August 2018 It’s just gone 6am, I shed a lot of tears last night and I’m stealing a line from Jessie J as a reminder to myself and all my brain injury warriors that “it’s ok to not be ok”...read more
Finding My Sparkle Day 143: Tuesday 24th July 2018 This morning I had my first appointment at the Brain Injury Clinic following my accident in March and I feel it marks the start of the next chapter in my post-concussion syndrome recovery. I’d been sent...read more
“Other people know you better than you know yourself” - Ahmed Khalifa It’s nearly 5am, I should be zonked out in the land of zzzzz and instead I’m wide awake like a kid at Christmas. We’re getting the keys to our new flat today and soon I’ll be getting shipped off to...read more
Finding My Sparkle Day 131: Thursday 12th July 2018 Last Thursday I had a chat with my doctor on the phone. My walking had been worse since I saw him a few weeks before and he asked me to go in the next day so he could do a review. I’ve now been living with my brain...read more