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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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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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WakeUp Day 2013: A Success!

June 1, 2013 was the day this year that we recognized my annual thanks to friends and family… originally inspired by the support I had in Arkansas after I woke from a 6-week coma and started the years of therapy … Continue reading

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Being Ready for Anything

Yesterday I was in a meeting with a group of people who keep database products for the provincial government; we were talking about methods of maintenance and extraction of some of our data products. As I implied in my last … Continue reading

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Wake Up Day

 It was eleven years ago today… right around noon, probably, that a major milestone was crossed in my life. I had been in a coma for six weeks: since a car accident on April 14th, 2001. On May 29th (the … Continue reading

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Anniversary

 Many people know that I am a brain–injury survivor: I was in a car accident that resulted in a coma for 6 weeks back when I lived in Arkansas. Now I have recovered to a great degree: many would say … Continue reading

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