Category Archives: PTSD

Brain Injury Association of Delaware Conference 2015

The Brain Injury Association of Delaware Sponsored it’s yearly Conference on March 12, 2015 in Dover, DE  “Joined Voices; Shared Journeys the Brain Injury Experience” I was honored to attend and also be asked to speak at a Break Out … Continue reading

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The Honor of Being Alive

Pictures Above: 1.) Joan Nagy (Mom) and Amy in a picture from 1973 copied from The Cape Gazette April 2005. 2.)  Amy at Memorializing our Mother at a Garden the People of Milton and her Friends gave us after she died in … Continue reading

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The Fight and Battles Won

Remembering How You Succeeded To Overcome Fear and Doubt Continue reading

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At 50 Living With Purpose

I have to say,” WOW I actually turned 50!!!!” FIFTY can you believe it? After all, the odds have been against me all this time, a milestone that I never thought I would achieve. I never imagined I would live … Continue reading

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Driving =Freedom

    I started writing my memoir the year I received my long awaited driver’s license because it made me feel FREE. I had never experienced such Freedom before I had to rely on my ability to ride a bicycle … Continue reading

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Movement

After my head injury I had learn how to: walk, speak, write, run, and everything having to do with coordination; all over again.  This took years of work, frustration, and tears. Many of us take these things for granted but … Continue reading

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Coming Home , The Beaten Path

There is irony for me in leaving Sussex County for 14 years and now being home again. I have grown to realize that the only way to move on was to go backwards, or so it seemed at first. I … Continue reading

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To The People We Rarely Get to Thank

Tonight I will focus on the people we need to thank, more often than we do. The people who do their job but their jobs affect them in ways we may never know. Yet what they do is AMAZING. The … Continue reading

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Before and After TBI

March is Traumatic Brain Injury Month Before and After   When we speak of Traumatic Brain Injuries there is always a Before and After, this can be used in many random sentences.  Having a Head Injury changes Everthing. Before My … Continue reading

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Forty Years Ago Today…

  Today was my 40-year Anniversary of traveling through the mountains and foothills of being the victim of a Violent Crime and receiving a head injury from that crime. Forty years ago I was nine years old a joyous child … Continue reading

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