Monthly Archives: November, 2011

So what do you get when…

so what do you get when you cross a TBI survivor student, his high school teachers and the orginal psych evaluation from 2009?! ABSOLUTELY NOTHING! yep, seriously. nothing except an extremely frustrated and pissed off mama!  Sam is falling in the ‘normal/average’ range for most of his evaluation, but in one area he is actually …

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Butterflies are pretty in the summer…

… not when there is snow on the ground and they are in my stomach! off to Winnipeg today to see the neuropsych for the evaluation results (man too early today it took me 5 minutes to think of the word results…sigh)I am nervous about this and not too sure why I have butterflies in …

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B.I.M.’s, iPods and teendom

B.I.M.’s— Brain Injured MomentsiPod — something we hope will help Sam with his B.I.M.’s, be a source of relaxation and help with him to remember medsTeendom — something i hope I am going to survive with our kids We gave Sam back his iPod this week but there is no Safari on it (to keep …

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I thot burn outs were for light bulbs?!

Burnt out?Me?nope?not really…well…maybe a bit…yes I am tired…but isnt everyone?I know I need to take time for me…but where do I find it in the day?I am trying…really… I read an article the other day about caregiver burn out. I never gave it a thot…but now I am out of commission …  to a pointI am …

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Our home away from home…

A few weeks ago(and since the beginning of this journey), Sam and I were in the cityfor 4 days some appointments.  I said I was going to have a post on the wonderfulRonald McDonald House that we stay at and so here it is!This house is gorgeous, spacious, functional, safe (you need to have security …

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