Deb Brandon: Living in Radiant Color

Coping with Irritability After Brain Injury- Part 2

Coping with Irritability After Brain Injury– Part 2 Another Fork in the Road, on Brain Injury Radiohosted by Donna O’Donnell Figurski 1:20 first aired March 24, 2024 This is Part 2. It is a continuation of the March 3, 2024 show Many survivors experience forms of irritability after a brain injury. It’s not surprising. But … Read more

Acceptance & What it Looks Like

Acceptance & What it Looks Like Another Fork in the Road, on Brain Injury Radiohosted by Donna O’Donnell Figurski 1:17 first aired November 19, 2023 Acceptance of a new normal after brain injury does not mean to Give Up. It’s more like making lemonade from lemons. Acceptance is how others welcome back the survivor to … Read more

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

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 1:17 first aired 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 … 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