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A TRIP TO THE DOCTOR…….. »

Many of us put our trust and faith into our doctors who treat us. We usually trust in their education, affect, intelligence, background, and many other things that we as individuals judge for the good of our needs Sometimes we check backgrounds, and education, and many of us have a criteria that is necessary for our own personal needs, or the

2 YEARS 7 MANY MONTHS AND COUNTING! »

2 YEARS 7 MANY MONTHS AND COUNTING!

I have discussed this before thinking that a concussion would certainly improve drastically. I have decided to take the bull by the horns, and find out from others what we all seem to have in common. Everyone, I speak with and work with including my own experiences, are: the symptoms of severe migraines or other headaches, fatigue, pain,

CHRONIC ILLNESS & COPING »

I am a psychologist, and many people I see live with chronic pain from Illness, and specific chronic medical conditions that are not going to disappear, but are life-long in their diagnosis. People can climb into bed, ruminate, and pull in to themselves, or instead of re-treating, move on to the best of their abilities. These people with life long

AN UNUSUAL MAN »

A few days ago, our freezer began to give us trouble.  The Ice cream was cold, and the food was frozen, and a few days later, the ice cream  was mush.  We decided to have someone out to six the trouble maker. Jim, looked through the phone book to find a repair man, and the men who responded were gruff and were not what we wanted.  We called

Moving On After Tragedy and Loss »

Loss is a difficult subject to talk about with anyone who has been faced with major---and sometimes devastating changes and disruptions to their lives. As a friend, offer to listen, run an errand and be available to help with something if asked.  Sometimes individuals are just paralyzed by a major loss, and do not know how or where to turn for

LIVING WITH IRREVERSIBLE MEDICAL PROBLEMS »

Well, I have lived with this concussion business for over 33 months now. I have attempted to make life busy to psychologically deal with the aftermaths. Unlike most of us who are hit on the head, fall, have an accident,  or suffer some sort of trauma, or our kids playing soccer, football, or other sports who become injured. my story turns

Las Vegas: Two weeks after. »

Now it has been two weeks since the tragedy in Las Vegas, where hundreds of people were traumatized forever, either by almost being shot, being shot, running for their life, terror, to the max, and images etched into the minds of the survivors and those who were involved forever. The images were penciled into our minds for at least 48 hours, as

POWER AND CONTROL: OLDER SIBLINGS BABY SITTING »

POWER AND CONTROL:    OLDER SIBLINGS BABY SITTING YOUNGER SIBLINGS:

  When I am working with families that appear to have some kind of violence going on in the family system, and it doesn't seem  to be physical in nature. I become suspicious about other interactions that are brought out in sessions. Some violent behavior that is not physical violence between spouses and family members, be it small

STILL COUNTING!!!! CONCUSSION SYMPTOMS STILL AROUND »

STILL COUNTING!!!!    CONCUSSION SYMPTOMS STILL AROUND

I have been open on this blog to share with the over 4500  in a private group on line about the progression of my concussion.  It has been over l6 months and counting. I have ridden myself of poor help, and by my own good luck, and wonderful doctors, I have come upon a perfect team. What I am saying as a professional, and as individual with a

TOXIC PEOPLE: »

Are there times when you feel someone is wearing you out with their thoughts, words, and actions? Do you feel caught in a negative space? Friendship is a two way street. This usually means people share each others problems and issues. But, there is a difference in healthy relationships. Talking through problems is different from the repetitive

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