Life Lessons

Finding Solace

Life Lessons Learned From a TBI

by Amy Zellmer, Editor-in-chief A few years before my brain injury, I rescued a sweet little Yorkie from the local Humane Society. She had come in over the weekend and was underweight, scruffy, and scared. On the phone they...

Life Lessons Learned From a TBI: Issue 4

Life Lessons Learned From a TBI: Issue 4

Amy Zellmer, Editor-in-chief After spending a week in Washington DC for Brain Injury Awareness Month, I took some time for myself in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Throughout the entire trip, I kept a close eye on the pandemic that...

Taking Charge of Your Recovery

Taking Charge of Your Recovery

by Amy Zellmer, Editor-in-chief When I first suffered my traumatic brain injury I remember going through a range of emotions, with questions constantly running through my head such as: “why did this happen?” “am I ever going to get...

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Life Lessons: Seek Answers

by Amy Zellmer, Editor-in-chief As we enter Brain Injury Awareness Month, I’d like to take a moment to reflect on how far I have come in my personal journey, as well as how far we have come as a...

Recovery and Persistence

Recovery and Persistence

by Amy Zellmer | Editor-in-chief I remember at the one-year mark of my brain injury, the neurologist told me that this was likely the best I was going to get as it had been a year. She explained that...

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Life Lessons — Empathy

by Amy Zellmer Throughout the course of my TBI journey I have learned numerous lessons that perhaps I never would have learned otherwise. While some people may look at their TBI as the worst thing to ever happen to...