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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

Dealing with Emotional Changes After Brain Injury

Dealing with Emotional Changes After Brain Injury Another Fork in the Road, on Brain Injury Radiohosted by Donna O’Donnell Figurski 1:14 first aired August 6, 2023 Intense mood swings, eruptions of anger, depression, anxiety—Brain injury can make a mess of emotions, thanks to physical damage in the brain and the challenges of life post-injury. Injurysurvivor … Read more

Talk About It: Caregiver versus Survivor

Talk About It: Caregiver versus Survivor Another Fork in the Road, on Brain Injury Radiohosted by Donna O’Donnell Figurski 1:14 first aired July 2, 2023 In this “open talk,” Deb Brandon and show host Donna O’Donnell Figurski discuss perceptions and experiences from the “survivor side” (Deb, brain injury survivor) and the “caregiver side” (Donna, whose … Read more

Rehabilitation After Brain Injury

Rehabilitation After Brain Injury Another Fork in the Road, on Brain Injury Radiohosted by Donna O’Donnell Figurski 1:20 first aired June 4, 2023 Rehab includes a multitude of approaches and therapies. It must, because our brains are complex and each injury is unique. Join Deb Brandon, show host Donna O’Donnell Figurski, and other panelists for … Read more

Brain Injury Awareness Month: March 5th

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month! To celebrate and help spread the word, I’ll be posting a different resource every day all month. Today I’ll be LIVE on the Another Fork in the Road podcast at 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time (US). We will be discussing Support Group Pros and Cons Support groups can be a … Read more

A Battle Within: Living After Brain Injury

A Battle Within: Living After Brain Injury podcast episode 153: Deb Brandon’s Brain had Other Ideas hosted by Drew and Terry Niemann 1:00:07 available on most platforms, including Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Apple Podcast, iHeart Radio, Stitcher, Spotify, Pandora, Alexa, and Google Home. From podcast hosts Drew and Terry Niemann: Deb is a warrior who … Read more