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As someone who suffered a severe closed head injury as a result of a car accident, while I was a senior at the University of Michigan over 38 years ago, my life has not only been filled with expected challenges, but with some that were not planned or anticipated.  The years since my brain injury have taught me much about recovery from trauma.  Today, I’d like to share three lessons that I learned, that help me to achieve the goals I set. […]

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A few years ago, while still in college – at age 21 – I sustained a severe and life-threatening brain injury, yet I did more just make a full recovery.  In my book, How to Thrive After Trauma, I describe in full details how I recovered and thrived…

Today, in this post, I’ll share with you the Four A’s of Recovery After Brain Injury:   […]

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A good review

Published on February 3, 2010 by in Disability LIfe Coaching

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I wanted to share with you a note I sent to Roemarie Rossetti, who writes for NewMobility.com:

“Hi Rosemarie,

Remember me?  We sat next to one another at the NSA banquet.  I wanted to let you know that I used the review of my book that you wrote for an ad_for_moibility.  On the top of the page, I have my contact information.  Below that is:

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Does Anyone Live Free from Suffering and Loss?  Is it Worth the Struggle?

IN THE BEGINNING:

In November of 1971, I was an active, liberal and rebellious college student.  I was very social, well organized, intelligent and goal-oriented.  I was fiercely independent with just the right touch of passive aggressive resistance to authority figures.   I remember laughing a lot and handling stress without much thought of anxiety.  […]

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I am an authority in surviving and thriving after catastrophe because I’ve done it.  I’m a survivor of a severe brain stem injury & I continue to do what I must in order to take my place in the mainstream.  […]

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Have you ever considered how you would feel if you woke up one day and didn’t know why you were wherever you were?  I’m not talking about waking up after overindulging in a substance or forgetting where you slept.

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Welcome to Survivor Acceptance: a web site dedicated to efforts of those who have struggled with a debilitating injury, disability or disease. Recovery to those who have suffered and to those that provide assistance is making progress.

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