Tag: Brain Injury

On Accepting my Mortality at 22 – #AVMAwareness

With my diagnosis of harboring “ticking time bombs” in my brain at the age of 22, technically, little had changed. And yet, somehow, everything had changed. I was diagnosed with a vascular disorder in my […]

TechInclusion 2017: My First Tech Conference

In early August, I had the privilege of being sponsored by Diversability to attend and report on TechInclusion, which is an international Tech Conference focused on improving Diversity and Inclusion in the Tech Industry. This […]

Rules, Habits, and Routines: Being an Obliger

According to Gretchen Rubin’s The Four Tendencies Quiz, I am an Obliger.  When I read the description of the term for the first time last month, it immediately clicked for me. And, as it turns […]

Organizing with Brain Injury

I used to be that student who started an assignment at 12AM the night before it was due, finished it at some wee hour of dawn, and submitted it to more or less make an […]

Why I Run

I have never been a “natural athlete.” I have never had talents for the athletics, and I trip over air periodically.  Knowing this (I guess I was always a slow slothy child), my parents put […]

Our March for Brain Injury Awareness

This year’s hashtag/motto for Brain Injury Association of America‘s Brain Injury Awareness Month is #NotAloneInBrainInjury. The campaign for 2016~2017 is “Not Alone“: The Not Alone campaign provides a platform for educating the general public about the […]