Category Archives: trauma

To Be Yourself

I have always thought that people do not give you the belief of feeling important you give that to yourself. You do not need anyone to validate your importance in the world but we all need it sometimes. We desire … 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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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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Seizures

Epilepsy alone makes your life a challenge one moment to the next and not just because I can’t get around. In reflecting on my life, I had not really dealt with the fact that I had a seizure disorder or … 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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Being Resilient

Being Resilient.

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The Car Awaits It’s Tune Up

I believe that I should have been an engineer. In fact the more I think about my interests and live my life, I am almost certain I could have easily been an engineer. I have an eager fascination with and enjoy designing things … Continue reading

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