Category Archives: Brain Injury

Wake Up Day 2017

Spring rolls around each year with the return of wonderful weather and longer days. This has been a tumultuous year; for those who don’t know, my mom succumbed to Alzheimer’s last September, and inside two months afterwards I had a … Continue reading

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Wake Up Day 2016

Spring rolls around every year, and with it many events that stimulate new birth and new life: for me in particular there is a very poignant reminder of such. Generally at the end of May (around the 29th), we invite … Continue reading

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Wake Up Day 2015

It’s that time of year again: every spring at the end of May, we invite our closest friends over for dinner at our house to celebrate the day in 2001 that I woke out of a six-week coma and started my … Continue reading

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September 11th

As I’ve done every year on September 11th for the past 13 years, I recognize that terrible day that now seems both far in the distance and strangely recent. Like many people (such as the young Alexii Lardis of Huffington … Continue reading

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Brain Dance

Sometimes it’s nice to relax and concentrate on movement and healing. I’m off this week, so I’m particularly aware of taking that time necessary to “catch up”. It was also the message of a woman (whose name I’ve forgotten but … Continue reading

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BIST summer meeting 2013

Every year during the summer, the Brain Injury Society of Toronto moves its meeting to a local park and we have an evening picnic, where we can enjoy personal interaction that is a bit more in tune with nature than … Continue reading

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Brain Injury Awareness Month 2013

June 2013 was Brain Injury Awareness Month (BIAM), and as it has for the last several years, the month included an event at Nathan Phillips Square which promoted knowledge of brain injuries and their treatment. Sponsored by the Brain Injury … Continue reading

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