“The writer is born”

A Tale of Two Cities (and vastly different Countries)

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2019/10/14/the-writer-is-born-5/

and

https://writeintothelightbook.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/the-writer-is-born/

Originally posted on BOOKS BY CRAIG LOCK: Craig decided to fill in some of the long and boring days by doing some research and writing on stress, goal setting, motivation etc. He also wrote a short book on how he became politically aware… via “The writer is born” http://www.thedriverthenurseandthewriter.wordpress.com http://www.racetothechequeredflag.wordpress.com http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com Sharing, supporting, informing, enlightening,…

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#Concussion and mild #TBI – connected, but distinct – Part 1 of 2

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Back in 2010, I discovered the work that University at Buffalo is doing on concussion recovery. It was very exciting, and it sowed some seeds of compelling thought in my racing brain… and those seeds are now starting to sprout again — spring is on the way, right?

At the UB web page on concussion research, I found some interesting papers which talk about the difference between concussion and mild TBI.

In the paper Retest Reliability in Adolescents of a Computerized Neuropsychological Battery used to Assess Recovery from Concussion (bold is mine) they say:

A recent review … of concussion and post concussion  syndrome provided a model for distinguishing concussion from mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and post concussion syndrome (PCS). The model uses the most commonly accepted definition of mTBI and the one proposed by the…

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“I know it’s hard for you to understand and I can be most exasperating (big word, eh!); but if I didn’t (always) try so hard, I would simply give up and never get anything accomplished (in my ‘little’ life).”

Living with Head/Brain Injury (TBI)

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Memory (Short-term) : Difficulties

+ absorbing (processing) “info” (multi-tasking, like walking and talking)

Conversation with “the nurse” yesterday about my forgetting my limitations after more chaos on the gym program (and making an absolute ‘idiot/wally’ of myself) trying to follow instructions for the exercises…
:
“M, I know it’s hard for you to understand and I can be most exasperating (big word, eh!); but if I didn’t (always) try so hard, I would simply give up and never get anything accomplished (in my ‘little’ life).”

“You will do foolish things…but do them with enthusiasm.

-Colette

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Letter to my son: Tom O’Neil

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and

https://www.facebook.com/craig.lock.31

Sound wisdom and advice from Tom O’Neill

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(enough there for now, c)

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.

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For G and S

“Watching children grow
is like threatening the ivy
to climb the garden wall.
You wait for it to happen
you hurry it along with love.
But still you’re disappointed
at giving someone life enough
to walk off on your own
and not be carried in your arms.
You never turn your back – not once,
and yet one day they’ve grown apart
or taller.
It’s all the…

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Stand by me (by John Lennon)

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‘Write, create, innovate’

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“Information and Inspiration Distributer, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder” *

* not bridges (thank goodness)!

Well my family and friends say I’m “safest” just writing and sharing

Still
“Driven to share, uplift, encourage and (perhaps even) inspire”

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“Bonus” song for you

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I Dreamed a Dream (from Proud by Susan Boyle)

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

https://climbingmountainsandchasingdreams.wordpress.com/2019/09/06/i-dreamed-a-dream-from-proud-by-susan-boyle-3/

https://fromdarknesstothelight.wordpress.com/2019/09/06/i-dreamed-a-dream-from-proud-by-susan-boyle-3/

and

http://www.thedriverthenurseandthewriter.wordpress.com

Originally posted on Climbing Mountains, Chasing Dreams: https://inspiringvideo.wordpress.com/2019/09/05/i-dreamed-a-dream-from-proud-by-susan-boyle-2/ and https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2019/09/06/i-dreamed-a-dream-from-proud-by-susan-boyle/ Originally posted on Inspirational videos: https://inspiringvideo.wordpress.com/2018/08/21/proud-by-susan-boyle/ https://championdad.wordpress.com/2018/08/28/i-dreamed-a-dream-from-proud-by-susan-boyle/ from a Google search (my “filing system to rescue me from sheer utter chaos” – thanks “Big G”)… and I mean God (far more than Google)… but then perhaps I should thank both! https://www.google.com/search?q=proud+susan+boyle+craig+lock&rlz=1C1PRFI_enNZ827NZ828&oq=proud+susan+boyle+craig+lock&aqs=chrome..69i57.13935j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 Also see https://vimeo.com/104365787?ref=fb-share&1&fbclid=IwAR3tRAaGcG_VNJ_6RnbrzXgqqu_v3UXtvIzNRYEDolYfdrmAroCnH1mdxec and…

via I Dreamed a Dream (from Proud by Susan Boyle) — Craig’s List of Writings

https://inspiringvideo.wordpress.com/2018/08/21/proud-by-susan-boyle/

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2019/09/07/i-dreamed-a-dream-from-proud-by-susan-boyle-2/

+ https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2019/09/07/i-dreamed-a-dream-from-proud-by-susan-boyle-3

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I Dreamed a Dream (from Proud by Susan Boyle)

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

https://climbingmountainsandchasingdreams.wordpress.com/2019/09/06/i-dreamed-a-dream-from-proud-by-susan-boyle-3/

https://fromdarknesstothelight.wordpress.com/2019/09/06/i-dreamed-a-dream-from-proud-by-susan-boyle-3/

and

http://www.thedriverthenurseandthewriter.wordpress.com

Originally posted on Climbing Mountains, Chasing Dreams: https://inspiringvideo.wordpress.com/2019/09/05/i-dreamed-a-dream-from-proud-by-susan-boyle-2/ and https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2019/09/06/i-dreamed-a-dream-from-proud-by-susan-boyle/ Originally posted on Inspirational videos: https://inspiringvideo.wordpress.com/2018/08/21/proud-by-susan-boyle/ https://championdad.wordpress.com/2018/08/28/i-dreamed-a-dream-from-proud-by-susan-boyle/ from a Google search (my “filing system to rescue me from sheer utter chaos” – thanks “Big G”)… and I mean God (far more than Google)… but then perhaps I should thank both! https://www.google.com/search?q=proud+susan+boyle+craig+lock&rlz=1C1PRFI_enNZ827NZ828&oq=proud+susan+boyle+craig+lock&aqs=chrome..69i57.13935j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 Also see https://vimeo.com/104365787?ref=fb-share&1&fbclid=IwAR3tRAaGcG_VNJ_6RnbrzXgqqu_v3UXtvIzNRYEDolYfdrmAroCnH1mdxec and…

via I Dreamed a Dream (from Proud by Susan Boyle) — Craig’s List of Writings

https://inspiringvideo.wordpress.com/2018/08/21/proud-by-susan-boyle/

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2019/09/07/i-dreamed-a-dream-from-proud-by-susan-boyle-2/

+ https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2019/09/07/i-dreamed-a-dream-from-proud-by-susan-boyle-3

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

(enough there for now, c)

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