TBI Voices

Frontal Lobe Challenges After Severe Brain Injury

Posted on November 7th, 2012 · Posted in TBI Voices

Frontal Lobe Challenges After Severe Brain Injury: Lori Part Twenty One In each interview, we try to cover a series of questions about typical frontal lobe challenges that face survivors after brain injury.  A number of frontal lobe challenges had already come up in the interview, such as disinhibition and decision..
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Recovery from TBI: Becoming Someone New

Posted on November 8th, 2012 · Posted in TBI Voices

Recovery from TBI: Lori Part Twenty Two In your recovery from TBI you describe yourself after the injury as having a wide range of frontal lobe deficits, and today, none seem to be apparent.  Where in that continuum of 24 years do you think you started to really get ahead of..
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Relearn How To Learn After Traumatic Brain Injury

Posted on November 9th, 2012 · Posted in TBI Voices

Relearn How To Learn: Lori Part Twenty Three   One of the challenges Lori conquered was going back to school along with going back to work. She states that she had to relearn how to learn. Talk to me about the process of going to college, three, four, five years after..
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Senility After TBI: Anxiety About the Risk

Posted on November 12th, 2012 · Posted in TBI Voices

Senility After TBI: Lori Part Twenty Three  It has long been suspected that brain injury accelerates age related cognitive decline including senility after TBI. The research is beginning to show that those who’ve had significant brain injuries when they were younger, are going to show signs of senility after TBI..
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Fatigue After TBI and Other Sleep Issues

Posted on November 13th, 2012 · Posted in TBI Voices

Fatigue After TBI: Lori Part Twenty Five As many brain injury survivors, Lori has had some sleep and fatigue after TBI issues.  One that she talks about is a period when she didn’t dream. Let’s talk a little bit more about fatigue after TBI and sleep. You talked about this..
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TBI Book: Authoring Your Own Story After TBI

Posted on November 15th, 2012 · Posted in TBI Voices

TBI Book: Lori Part Twenty Six One way that Lori has helped her progress as far as conquering some of her issues is the TBI book that she wrote of her own experiences. So tell me about your TBI book.  So it’s called Am I Brain Damaged.  I self-published.  And..
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Success in Recovery:The Thesis of a Survivors Story

Posted on November 16th, 2012 · Posted in TBI Voices

 Success in Recovery: Lori Part Twenty Seven  – The Thesis of Her Story Now if I were going to write the thesis for your story of your success in recovery as to why you are here publishing books, you are able to do this interview so flawlessly and so interestingly, I..
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Lori-Am I Brain Damaged?

Posted on November 19th, 2012 · Posted in TBI Voices

Part Twenty Twenty Eight -Lori tells us about her book Am I Brain Damaged? Am I Brain Damaged?  By LoriPurdy Faitel One month before I turned 25 years old, I was in a devastating car accident.  I was clinically dead 2 times, and then was kept alive on life support..
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