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My ego stopped me from accepting support for a issue following my #braininjury. I've finally taken the plunge after years of denial. I still feel ashamed (even though I shouldn't.) I wrote this so I don't have to TALK about it. #jumbledbrain #TBI https://www.jumbledbrain.com/how-ego-makes-accepting-support-after-a-brain-injury-challenging/

Kushner Company Agrees to Pay at Least $3.25 Million to Settle Claims of Shoddy Apartments and Rent Abuses https://www.propublica.org/article/kushner-apartments-lawsuit-baltimore-maryland-settlement via @AlecMacGillis

We officially welcomed #fall this week. As part of your #selfcareSunday, maybe incorporate something Fall themed into your day. #braininjury #selfcare #sundayselfcare #fall #happyfall #happyfallyall #selfcareroutine

"Depression & #socialanxiety are both sadly common disorders, and they’re often comorbid with each other...Here are 5 ways to reduce the effects of social #anxiety & #depression." via @LIVEpositivity #mentalhealth https://www.powerofpositivity.com/reduce-symptoms-social-anxiety-depression/

Should large train halls have benches?

“It’s an abstract question," sez MTA chairman Lieber.

"We’re in a different era and the key issue is circulation.”

Comes after the MTA board approved a design contract for the Penn overhaul, Lieber said it could emulate Moynihan

An ugly story of buck-raking the poor by amoral management and too smart management consultants. https://www.nytimes.com/2022/09/24/business/nonprofit-hospitals-poor-patients.html

The Emotional Challenges of Traumatic Brain Injury -
Making room for sadness, anger, and shame via @PsychToday #braininjury #TBI #concussion https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/emotion-information/202201/the-emotional-challenges-traumatic-brain-injury

"Tired of waiting for the right doctor? This how I jumped the queue.
The NHS waiting list just kept getting longer, this is what I did to get the specialist help I needed.... #TBI #patient #braininjury @cgflaw https://www.cfglaw.co.uk/blog/accessing-specialist-doctors-faster-after-a-brain-injury"

After he missed his court date Friday, the judge ordered Rudy to pay his ex-wife $225K by next week or go to jail. Rudy says he has been very busy and didn’t get notice, but will straighten it out on Monday.

@SteveSchmidtSES Would Mitch McConnell or Kevin McCarthy or any of today’s top Republican Party leaders defend the separation of church and state as unequivocally as did Ronald Reagan in 1984? I seriously doubt it.

https://www.thenation.com/article/politics/republicans-christian-nation/

"People experiencing emotional exhaustion often feel like they have no power or control over what happens in life. They may feel “stuck” or “trapped” in a situation... but it’s never too late to get help." Via @Healthline #mentalhealth https://www.healthline.com/health/emotional-exhaustion

My experience with alcohol after my #braininjury by @TrotterBrooke: "For us brain injury survivors, our tolerance is far less and in an ideal world, we shouldn’t drink at all." via @CfgLaw #TBI #stroke https://www.cfglaw.co.uk/blog/alcohol-after-a-brain-injury

My #braininjury can stop me from feeling like I'm fully engaged with anything. Emotions can be flat, almost nonexistent .It's an odd feeling (if it counts as a feeliing.) I do care about things, I just can't feel it sometimes >>>#jumbledbrain #tbi #stroke https://www.jumbledbrain.com/engaged-brain-injury-stuck/

“Animal based eating is not ethical”. Brilliant 2011 analysis by Prof Mike Archer (UNSW). 2.2 animals killed for 100kg of boneless useable animal protein. 55 sentient animals die to produce 100kg of useable plant protein: 25 times more than for the same amount of rangelands beef

"Hormones are chemical messengers that have a vast effect on the functioning of the whole body including the brain. #Hormones are responsible for many physical, emotional, & mental processes..." Via @thrivewithjane #Mentalhealth #BrainHealth
https://thrivewithjanie.com/effects-of-hormones-on-mental-health-you-need-to-know/

What Is Mental Strength and How To Get It https://buff.ly/2yMFhv3

#Mentalstrength isn't like having blue or brown eyes, where you're either born with it or not. It's a #skill that u can learn and develop.

#mentalhealth #resilience #stress #FridayFeeling #fridaymorning #Friday

Nobody at this January 6th Truth Rally has really settled on if the rioters are proud of it, if they didn’t do it, or if they did it and it was a setup.

The theme is basically: There was no insurrection on January 6th, and we’d do it again.

This is from @purr.in.ink and we thought it was beautiful.

To all of our people out there, no matter what, you are a blessing and we hope for abundant blessings for you.

#brainstormforbraininjury #braininjury #invisibledisability #braininjuryresilience #blessings

My father had dementia & it was so difficult to watch him in his final years. He was confused, then angry & then disconnected entirely.
I don’t care what you think of Rogan, this podcast is unbelievable and people need to know this info.

https://open.spotify.com/episode/7fkDRpWn7bVWDDsDaOEy5y?si=3aQh1jzmTFC3IabTj9oUQA

Walking #mindfully I see what I would otherwise miss. Autumn is starting to leave her footprints. Happy Fall, Friends 🧡

#thepresent #AutumnVibes #Saturday

Here's a pretty good explaination of what confabulation is. Many #braininjury survivors get it and might may things that you know can't be true are just don't make sense so it helps to understand what is happensing when they do this >>> via "Flint rehab" https://www.flintrehab.com/confabulation-after-brain-injury/

Impulsiveness after brain injury ends with regrettable rash decisions. Does the #survivor in your life often do unadvisable or foolish things? Here's my advice on how you can help. #jumbledbrain #braininjury #tbi #stroke https://www.jumbledbrain.com/impulsiveness-after-brain-injury/

“Having open and honest conversations about #stroke, #braininjury and loss is the first step, followed by signposting and guiding children towards healthy ways to manage their emotions.” Via @editorNRTimes #TBI https://www.nrtimes.co.uk/how-to-talk-to-children-about-your-stroke-or-brain-injury-gripable/

Why does anyone take nutrition advice from “experts” who are noticeably skinny fat and/or have lots of visceral adiposity? I’m NOT saying one needs to be shredded or even athletic looking, but those giving advice should reflect said advice, IMO.

Today is Seat Check Day! Make sure you check your child's safety seats in your vehicle using this helpful video!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5aFZPdFdms&ab_channel=MichiganMedicine

Here's How You Calm Your Busy Mind - The Best Brain Possible https://buff.ly/3zJBTKW

Anxiety is trapped energy swirling around your body. If you can calm your body, your mind will soon follow. Here's how.

#anxiety #mind #stress #mentalhealth #calm #relax #worry #health

Our heroes are getting GREAT Swag Bag tomorrow! We can't wait to see everyone come out! 👉🏼 Our Heroes will be enjoying @OzeryBakery Super Seed Keto Snacks & @FlowHydration along with other awesome stuff! 😋 💦

Here @ShireenJ describes her #grief following her #braininjury and how it showed up when trying to bake, something she enjoyed before.... via @PsychToday #TBI #concussion https://www.psychologytoday.com/gb/blog/concussion-is-brain-injury/202208/acceptance-in-healing-brain-injury-grief

Things that I used to take pride in don't seem worth the effort any more. My priorities have changed now and I don't have the energy to worry about the small things anymore. Complacent but not carefree after #braininjury.>>>>> #jumbledbrain #tbi #stroke https://www.jumbledbrain.com/complacent-brain-injury/

#Rehabilitation is a field that touches many lives yet is unfamiliar to many until it does. Our diverse team allows us to make important contributions to improve the lives of individuals with neurological disabilities. https://mrri.org/mrri-celebrates-rehabilitation-awareness-week/ @sskphdpt @LaurelBuxbaum #research

A review of neuroplasticity therapies to treat stroke survivors suggests approaches such as brain stimulation therapy and virtual reality might help enhance brain plasticity
https://www.healthline.com/health/brain-plasticity-after-injury#neuroplasticity-and-healing

It is very, very far from the most important piece @badler wrote for Outlook, but this cranky offering was possibly my favorite:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2017/03/07/icelands-president-is-hero-because-pineapple-on-pizza-is-an-abomination/ https://twitter.com/badler/status/1573511595430404097

Ben Adler @badler

Thread from a great editor on a section I was proud to contribute to: https://twitter.com/AdamBKushner/status/1573415739326971913

After a brain injury taste and/or smell can be affected. We've put together a list of 5 ways to help those affected 👉 https://www.headway.org.uk/about-brain-injury/individuals/brain-injury-and-me/5-ways-to-cope-with-taste-and-smell-problems-after-brain-injury/

Just one more sleep to Race / Ride Day! Thank you to our Heroes Run, Walk, Roll OR Bike Gold Sponsor @liuna183! There's still time to donate and fundraise: http://www.bist.ca/5k

"We were told Joe would need long term hospital care – four years later he was driving again"
https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/health-features/brain-injury-we-were-told-joe-would-need-long-term-hospital-care-four-years-later-he-was-driving-again-41956926.html

9 strategies for navigating life with a traumatic #braininjury via @TheMightySite: "trying to establish a “new normal” and re-enter the workforce while navigating the murky purgatory of brain trauma recovery." #TBI https://themighty.com/2020/07/navigating-life-traumatic-brain-injury/

Thank you for choosing to #BackThe1in6 people in the UK who have a neurological condition. Please share the petition with your friends, family and colleagues and help improve services for people with neuro conditions. https://bit.ly/3NhuPMr

Bonus Key Point 2 from the article Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein–Associated Disorders by Dr Erin Longbrake, which is available to subscribers at http://continpub.com/MOGAD. #neurology #neurotwitter #meded

Join BIANJ and Princeton University Concerts 9/29 as we highlight Clemency Burton-Hill, who suffered an aneurysm in Jan. 2020. Expect a panel discussion and live violin music. Learn how music helped Clemency’s recovery from brain injury. Reserve tickets: https://support.bianj.org/HealingWithMusic

Attention residents! @NeurologyToday is seeking applications for a two-year resident position on the editorial board. Apply by October 30. https://bit.ly/3xal4ue

#NeuroTwitter #Neurology

With rehabilitation & support, brain injury survivor Paul has rebuilt his life. Access to rehabilitation needs to be available to everyone, regardless of where they live. Support the right to rehab!

https://www.abiireland.ie/right-to-rehabilitation/pauls-story/

#RightToRehab #IHRECsupported

"Experts are still discovering exactly how our brains make, sort, and store memories. Here's what we know so far—and a few tips to keep your mind sharp." Via @health_com_ #brainhealth #memory #health https://www.health.com/mind-body/what-to-do-if-you-hit-your-head

Came across this just now. Epigenetic transformation — a “tale of kale.” You are what you eat from our @PamPeekeMD
#strength #transform
https://youtu.be/Udlz7CMLuLQ

Never assume all the symptoms of your #braininjury can't be treated. I thought I just had to live with them all but my doctor ran blood tests which showed there were somethings that they could do to help me. Here's my story>>> #jumbledbrain #tbi https://www.jumbledbrain.com/overlook-problems-wrongly-brain-injury/

About to start our event with patients and public to show our latest research with @UCLHRheumPPI
#whywedoresearch #immunology #autoimmune #publicengagement

"I know from personal experience how upsetting and frustrating it can be to lack self-awareness after a #braininjury... I didn’t have the insights or self-control that I used to have." - by @LoveBrainReset1 via @CfgLaw #concussion #PCS #TBI https://www.cfglaw.co.uk/blog/how-to-develop-greater-self-awareness-after-a-concussion

"Stressful events, mild #depression, or an #anxiety disorder can make falling asleep & staying asleep difficult. Ideally, once the underlying cause is treated, the #insomnia improves." via @HarvardHealth #sleep https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/4-ways-to-get-better-sleep

Here I give an overview as to why a brain injury survivors processing speed may be slower and ask people to show us patience during a conversation instead of jumping in>>>> https://www.cfglaw.co.uk/blog/what-a-reduced-processing-speed-means-for-a-brain-injury-survivor via @CfgLaw #jumbledbrain #TBI #braininjury #stroke

⁦@rehabresearchuk⁩ ⁦@WeAHPs⁩ ⁦@Commtherapy⁩ OT lecturer vacancy - come join a terrific team ! https://hrorganiser.essex.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID=240786R0X0&WVID=9918109NEm&LANG=USA

✨#SMA standards of care✨

Anna Kostera-Pruszczyk discusses the current clinical guidelines for spinal muscular atrophy management in everyday practice: http://ow.ly/OS9050KI7zR

#EAN2022 @EANeurology #Neurology #NeuroTwitter

Doctors from Houston Methodist and Baylor College of Medicine are among a group that is providing guidance to diagnose and treat traumatic brain injuries in Ukraine.
https://www.houstonchronicle.com/lifestyle/renew-houston/health/article/Houston-doctors-helping-Ukraine-diagnose-treat-17436409.php

"Toxic positivity is now the premier coping mechanism touted for dealing with chronic pain. Doctors have decided that pain is all in the attitude, & if someone is in pain, they’re not being optimistic enough." via @chronicmom1 #chronipain #spoonie https://www.chronicmom.com/2021/09/how-chronic-pain-is-brushed-away-by-toxic-positivity.html/

"When you have a #visibleinjury, people will notice right away what’s wrong but having a #TBI / #PCS is something people don’t notice when you don’t talk about it." via TheConcussionCommunity. #concussion #braininjury https://www.theconcussioncommunity.com/post/tbi-pcs

@sbkaufman @DrGaborMate @psychpodcast For the past week, I have been trying to contact most of the leading figures of trauma therapy and those who raise awareness about collective trauma about what is happening in Iran right now and asking them to recognize this freedom movement and help us to raise awareness.

"Yes, I know you..", or do I? My #braininjury makes my memory unreliable. There's false memories as well as gaps in my memory. It's embarrassing when you're not sure if you've met someone before... #jumbledbrain #tbi https://www.jumbledbrain.com/memory-do-i-know-brain-injury/

We can't wait to see the heroes! Our Run, Walk, Roll OR Bike is happening this Sunday! Walk on over and get your fundraising super powers on at: http://www.bist.ca/5k

A BIG THANKS to our Gold Sponsor @liuna183

What It Feels Like to Live With Neuro-Fatigue via @TheMightySite: "It stems from sensitivity to stimuli of any kind... It calls for many periods of “rest-time” during daytime hours, & often leaves me homebound & isolated." #fatigue https://themighty.com/2019/11/understanding-neuro-fatigue-chronic-illness/

We’re thrilled about #SASM22 Keynote Speaker Dr Beth Frates's talk - “Lifestyle Medicine and Sleep Health” on Friday, October 21- 01:40 to 02:05pm. Register today and check out her impressive bio! http://whova.com/portal/registr…

How Having An ABI Helped Me Review My Time by @DaleSwack https://link.medium.com/sm2VwyLhztb
"I am more grateful for the blessings I have"
#Time #braininjury #WritingCommunity #writerslift #30daychallenge #writingprompt #refreshthesoul

News! I did a really fun podcast interview on #HRV heart rate variability today w Matt Bennett that he’ll share soon. @GeniusPodcastUs is on break ☺️ until 2023. But I enjoy visiting other podcasts. Send me a DM to visit yours. I ♥️ these #connecting science-y #conversations

It you have been wondering if it's OK to drink after a #braininjury this article by @brainline explains it for you:
#TBI #stroke #drinkresponsibly
https://www.brainline.org/article/alcohol-use-after-traumatic-brain-injury

Confabulation is not lying. False memories due a to #braininjury can make you believe an event happened when it didn't. Here I explain the first time I realised that this was happening to me… #jumbledbrain #TBI https://www.jumbledbrain.com/confabulation/

8 Ways to Care for Your Amazing #Brain -
Making smart lifestyle choices now will support the health of your brain for years to come via @MindfulOnline #health #brainhealth https://www.mindful.org/eight-ways-to-care-for-your-amazing-brain/

Jesus Christ, what a thing to read:

"The most prominent forum for men who consider themselves involuntarily celibate or “incels” has become significantly more radicalized over the past year and a half and is seeking to normalize child rape"

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2022/09/22/incels-rape-murder-study/

30 years of research from @RotmanResearch has culminated in the creation of The Kimel Family Centre for Brain Health and Wellness. Learn more about how physical convergence of scientific research and evidence-based interventions here: http://ow.ly/7vLW50Ktxw6

Join us for a 1-hour workshop on 9/27 for people with brain injury and caregivers. This webinar will teach you what to expect after someone sustains a brain injury, offer strategies for adjusting to life after BI, share caregiver tips & more. Register now: https://bit.ly/bianjworkshop

Trump-appointed World Bank president under fire for climate change waffling https://news.yahoo.com/trump-appointed-world-bank-president-under-fire-for-climate-change-waffling-194613442.html

Bonus Key Point 1 from the article Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein–Associated Disorders by Dr Erin Longbrake, which is available to subscribers at http://continpub.com/MOGAD. #neurology #neurotwitter #meded

Trump endorsed congressional candidate JR Majewski today says that the reason why there is no record of him serving in combat in Afghanistan in his service record is because it is “classified.”

Baycrest programs include specialized care models that support transitions to and from any setting. Notably, our Behavioural Support Outreach Team has support leads at each Toronto region long-term care home to ensure successful transitions. Read more: https://bit.ly/3Uum2LL

Through the Behaviour Support for Seniors Program (BSSP), Baycrest partners with Ontario Health Toronto Region and other local agencies to help streamline care for Ontario seniors, their families, and caregivers. Read more: https://bit.ly/3Uum2LL

It's important that all doctors, no matter what their specialism, are aware of how a #braininjury can affect their patients. Here's a post I wrote for @CfgLaw about an eye doctor showing her ignorance of what survivors go through >>> #TBI #stroke https://www.cfglaw.co.uk/blog/why-all-doctors-need-to-be-aware-of-brain-injury-not-just-the-neurology-department

Fall Prevention Week Resources: End of Week Recap. Check out NASHIA's website for more fall prevention resources. - https://mailchi.mp/biaofsc/fall-prevention-week-resources-end-of-week-recap

Image Description: sunset color background with NASHIA. Fall Prevention Resources written and a picture of a QR code to NASHIA's website.

“When people think about our recovery from a #braininjury it's often our physical state that they focus on first.. But as depression & anxiety affect the majority of survivors, this needs attention too.” @michelle_munt via @CFGLaw #TBI https://www.cfglaw.co.uk/blog/mental-and-physical-wellbeing-after-a-brain-injury

The Interprofessional Community Care Team, is a specialized geriatric care service that focuses on using existing neighbourhood resources to improve the patient’s quality of life at home and supports both family and professional caregivers. Read more: http://bit.ly/3xIn9xI

one of the weirdest things about LA is how many people will take long drives to the few walkable neighborhoods (Santa Monica, Pasadena, etc.) so they can stroll around

it’s like… what if I told you that you could build an entire city that’s walkable

Help us spread the message that treatment works and help is available. Share this video with a post-9/11 veteran or service member today.
#EmoryVeterans
#HealingInvisibleWounds

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