Monthly Archives: June, 2011

Land of Confusion…

After yesterdays trip into the city, I can say I am now totally confused about …. well… everything. I thot I had a grip on a lot of it after our first appt. with ESAM (Epilepsy & Seizure Association of Manitoba). Phyllis spoke to us and made both Dennis and I feel like we werent …

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Coffee Chat Interview in 4 parts

Here is the promised video of the coffee chat I did in June with NACtv Coffee Chat with Jim Cockburn. It is in 4 parts via You Tube — please take some time and watch!   I

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The Banner — Brain Injury Article

June is Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month   By Rita Friesen It is a natural progression from ally to advocate. For Jodi Ginter there have been a series of events in her life that have caused her to become involved with survivors of traumatic brain injuries. On a daily basis Jodi faces three very different …

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Now MY brain hurts!

I have been so busy this week learning about seizures. I have been searching the net and talking to people who have epilepsy AND to people at Epilepsy and and Seizure Association of Manitoba. We will be going to Winnipeg next week on Wednesday to see Dr. Goldberg and we are going early enough to …

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seizures are not fun

5:56 am 9:52 am 4.40 pm 1 minute to 1.45+ minutes  These were the times Samuel had seizures yesterday and for how long. They started early in the morning at home and continued the rest of the day.  They were full clonic tonic seizures just like before. The change this time was there were 3 …

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Oak Leaves

Yesterday 10 local businesses accepted the Oak Leaves for Brain Injury Awareness! There are now over 300 TBI Awareness leaves waiting to find a shirt or jacket to be pinned too! I am going to take a minute to thank my Amazing Friend Jenn for not only taking this pic and emailing it to me …

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Softballs, ears and faith

This is Hannah’s ear… after it made a connection with a softball at her grade5/6 camp trip this week. The ball luckily for us was thrown and not hit by the bat or else I have a feeling our camp trip would have ended on a fast trip to the hospital in Winnipeg. She was …

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Email…

After yesterday presentation I had a few people come up and talk to me and ask for contact information. I honestly thot that they were just ‘being nice’. But this morning when i checked my emails I found this email in my inbox. It was a shock and I have to admit it brought me …

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ACC presentation

My presentation has now come and went! I was just a ‘bit’ nervous… LOL but once I got going… it was easy-peasy-lemon-squeezy! I so enjoyed sharing my journey with the students! I had some epiphanies  on my drive in to Brandon, in regards to the activities I wanted to do so that they could get a …

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