Instead of “Christmas in July” I am giving thanks in my own “Thanksgiving in July.”
An extra monthly essay where I talk about the very important dogs in my life in an essay I’m calling “The Important Puppy.”
I reflect on balancing the somewhat selfish act of memoir writing with being a responsible citizen of this very chaotic world.
Reflections on the global pandemic of COVID-19 from my perspective as a survivor of trauma (in my case, a severe Traumatic Brain Injury/TBI).
Here’s a book review of Leslie Jamison’s collection of essays on illness and empathy, “The Empathy Exams.” Since March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, I have decided to do my featured posts (book review, pop culture, essay, writing update and extra pop culture content) related to brain injury or illness. This is my book review. “The Empathy Exams” is a book of essays on injury, recovery, illness and empathy instead of specifically on brain injury.
Sometimes my injured brain acts totally different than before my Traumatic Brain Injury and other times I feel like those default settings appear. Here’s an essay about such a phenomenon.