“Finding the right job for me was like looking for a needle in a haystack.”

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“You came to this world to grow and to explore and to touch the miracles and marvels of life…”

THE DRIVER, THE NURSE AND THE WRITER

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https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2018/04/19/you-came-to-this-world-to-grow-and-to-explore-and-to-touch-the-miracles-and-marvels-of-life/

and

https://craigswritingjourney.wordpress.com/

picture from www.craigswritingjourney.wordpress.com

and

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_2?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=writing+craig+lock

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

enough there for now, c!

picture below from http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

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Best wishes from the First City to see the light

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“I’ve already been to hell!”

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

Tests revealed something was wrong. Scary words filled a report with my name on it: Memory, low average. Executive functioning, low average. Verbal fluency, reduced ability. Impairment. Below expectation. Below average.

They were all ways of saying I was brain damaged.

At work, I got taken off the air. The thing I was great at was gone.

“Kim’s work is characterised by misuse of vocabulary, unclear grammar, difficulties with logic and structure, lack of sentence cohesion,” is something mentioned in a later report.

report and picture (below) from https://www.facebook.com/livingwithheadinjury/

https://www.facebook.com/journowriter/

and

https://www.tvnz.co.nz/…/most-read-story-dear-israel-folau-…

I spent my late 20s and early 30s learning how to talk and write again. It spanned years.

I had tests using what looked like children’s picture books, and failed.

One of the puzzles Kim Baker Wilson was given while re-learning to speak and write.

I had to learn to say 10 vegetables, or 10 things starting with…

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Undiagnosed brain/head injury

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

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Help for Undiagnosed Brain Injury | BrainLine

and

Traumatic Brain Injury Signs and Symptoms | BrainLine

from Google searches (thanks for rescuing me from “sheer utter chaos”, Big G!

* (and by that I’m referring to both God and Google, but probably far more the first)

see

https://www.google.co.nz/search?q=%22undiagnosed+brain+injury%22&rlz=1C1PRFI_enNZ782NZ782&oq=%22undiagnosed+brain+injury%22&aqs=chrome..69i57.75529j0j8&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

and

https://www.google.co.nz/search?rlz=1C1PRFI_enNZ782NZ782&ei=AtzWWtqRHMT10gSHrKOgAg&q=undiagnosed+head+injury+craig+lock&oq=undiagnosed+head+injury+craig+lock&gs_l=psy-ab.3..33i160k1l2.8308.8308.0.8620.1.1.0.0.0.0.275.275.2-1.1.0….0…1c.1.64.psy-ab..0.1.274….0.ijg1mJDKH-c

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HOW MANY people have a brain injury (TBI) without knowing (realizing) it?

from

https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2017/09/

“We share what we know, so that we all may grow”

Helping promote better understanding and awareness of what is often termed “The Silent Epidemic” (and/or “The Hidden Handicap”)

“Simply informing, encouraging and helping bring positive change in the lives of those affected by brain injury”

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“Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do…best.”
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“Inform, educate, inspire”

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SHARE, INFORM, IMPACT, UPLIFT, IGNITE, ENCOURAGE and (perhaps even) INSPIRE

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“Head injuries are all different, often markedly so. If you have a head injury you will live with that head injury all the time and the only person who knows and understands your head injury is you…”

Living With Head (Brain) Injury

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“Head injuries are all different, often markedly so. If you have a head injury you will live with that head injury all the time and the only person who knows and understands your head injury is you. So called head injury experts will never understand a head injury unless they have head one. Yes they can help, but when it comes to living with your head injury you are the expert and can feel superior to any doctor..”
– Philip Watling

Well-expressed, Philip
from
https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/…/comment-p…/…

and

https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/…/we-know…/

see Philip’s inspiring book  Flight of a Lifetime

at http://ow.ly/DKc3l

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

enough there for now, c!

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“We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”

“Knowledge is the gateway to understanding…and understanding is the gateway to a better life.”

– Jeff Sebell

Shining a light…

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“We know ourselves best, living with the cognitive effects (daily). Health professionals may guide, but you are best placed to develop strategies that help us cope most effectively (to combat deficits).”

Living with Head/Brain Injury (TBI)

head in the clouds“We know ourselves best, living with the cognitive effects (daily). Health professionals may guide, but you are best placed to develop strategies that help us cope most effectively (to combat deficits).”

Thanks, m #

https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/2018/03/27/understanding-brain-injury-is-much-deeper-than-knowing-about-brain-injury/

from http://www.headbraininjury.wordpress.com

http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

and

www.facebook.com/livingwithheadinjury/

#

https://thenurseanewbook.wordpress.com

and

https://anoneextraordinarylife.wordpress.com/

and my friend’s blog at http://www.brainheadinjury.wordpresss.com

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

enough there for now, c!

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Maria and a Tale of Two Cities (from Writing into the Light)

A new Book: Writing into the Light

Makorori headland: sunny East coast scenery on New Zealand's North Island

A New Dawn, new hope in beautiful and tranquil “little” New Zealand

from http://www.onetaleoftwocities.wordpress.com

Click on

https://writeintothelightbook.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/maria-and-a-tale-of-two-cities-from-writing-into-the-light/

http://www.thedriverthenurseandthewriter.wordpress.com

and

http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

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http://www.thenurseanewbook.wordpress.com

and

https://anoneextraordinarylife.wordpress.com

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”

new-light

pictures from www.shatteredbrokendreams.wordpress.com

www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

www.onetaleoftwocities.wordpress.com

www.beliefhope.wordpress.com

www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

and

www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

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I Dreamed a Dream (by Elaine Paige) – BOOKS BY CRAIG LOCK

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