Deb Brandon: Living in Radiant Color

Living in Radiant Color

Living in Radiant Color The Raspberry Talks Podcast by the Cavernoma Society, hosted by Simona Stankovska Broadcast date: postponed, check back for updates! On this new podcast by the Cavernoma Society, Deb shares her person experiences of Living in Radiant Color: life with Cavernomas, the impact of brain injury, and the challenges–and joys–of long-term recovery. … Read more

Flashbacks and Survival

… memories flooded my mind. I shuddered as images from my first-year post-brain bleeds flashed across my awareness, when my mind was in total chaos, when the bloody brain consumed my entire existence.

Tis the Season to Be Jolly Even with a Brain Injury

Tis the Season to Be Jolly Even with a Brain Injury Another Fork in the Road, on Brain Injury Radiohosted by Donna O’Donnell Figurski 1:17 first aired December 5, 2023 Holidays are for celebrating! Which doesn’t mean they aren’t emotional, challenging, and crazy-making. Join Deb Brandon, show host Donna O’Donnell Figurski, and other panelists for … Read more

Coping with Irritability After Brain Injury

Coping with Irritability After Brain Injury Another Fork in the Road, on Brain Injury Radiohosted by Donna O’Donnell Figurski March 3, 2024 A severe case of “Mr. Cranky-pants” or “Ms. Grumpy-bump”? As many as 75% of brain injury survivors experience frequent or chronic irritability. Feeling tense, uptight, prickly, or on-edge can make life miserable for … Read more

Changing Relationships After Brain Injury

Changing Relationships After Brain Injury Another Fork in the Road, on Brain Injury Radiohosted by Donna O’Donnell Figurski 1:22 first aired October 1, 2023 When it comes to relationships, brain injury throws a massive wrench into the works. Not every couple stays together post-injury. Not every couple breaks up. But every couple changes; it’s impossible … Read more

Dealing with Exhaustion After Brain Injury

Dealing with Exhaustion After Brain Injury Another Fork in the Road, on Brain Injury Radiohosted by Donna O’Donnell Figurski 1:18 first aired September 3, 2023 “Exhaustion” isn’t just “really tired” for most brain injury survivors. Good sleep hygiene (e.g.,consistent bedtime, avoiding caffeine) is good advice, but it isn’t enough. The extra efforteverything takes post-injury leads … Read more