My Dad was a farmer, a simple man of few words that listened carefully. He didn’t always know what to say, or the words to use, but he was there. Just there. I learned from him that just showing up, is one of the most important things we can do in every aspect of our lives.
It is common for those that have suffered a concussion and have persistent symptoms to have cognitive challenges. These include trouble with memory, reading, and doing math and our thinking becomes quite linear. Patients are often referred to an occupational therapist to assist them with relearning how to manage these day-to-day activities.
#2 - December 2021 - My Three Sons - Visiting my grown children and seeing the lives that they have created, is one of the most beautiful moments for me as a parent. Meeting the people that they call their friends, staying in their homes, watching the activities they enjoy, sharing a meal at the table or visiting restaurants they often eat at is incredibly special.