“There us NO SUCH THING as a person who had a 100% recovery from a serious head (brain) injury. The brain was damaged and like all organ systems there is residual impairment.”

Featured picture: Groote Schuur Hospital on the lower slopes of Devils Peak, Cape Town, where I received excellent care from the wonderful doctors and nurses in Ward J7 so many years ago.

cropped-cropped-craigjono9121Leaving Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa with my dad and nurse June Gordon + a broken neck

 

“I have no recollection of the day (17th April 1965) that changed my life fifty years ago!…”

The first line

 

from my brand new book “Smashed/Crashed up”: Learning by Accident started a few minutes ago…

 

or perhaps I should rename to Putting the Pieces of the Puzzle Together??

puzzle-pieces

by “Frank Spencer” (author)???

Frank

picture from

https://livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com/

 

 

 

“There us NO SUCH THING as a person who had a 100% recovery from a serious head (brain) injury. The brain was damaged and like all organ systems there is 

residual impairment.”

from http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

“You’re not disabled (limited) by your disabilities, you are able (enabled) by your abilities.”

from

Some interesting links, which may be helpful to you in the “struggles” of life…

“Informing, educating, encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even)  inspiring”

“We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”
“Informing, educating, encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even)  inspiring”
“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials.”
“Informing, educating, encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even)  inspiring”
A writer’s dreams
“Informing, educating, encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even)  inspiring”

picture from

and

My various books on this subject (Head/Brain Injury)

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=+craig+lock+%2B+head+brain+injury

Featured picture : “Keep dreaming, sonny boy!”  #

The various books* that Craig “felt inspired to write” are available at http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4

http://www.amazon.co.uk/-/e/B005GGMAW4

 

http://goo.gl/vTpjk (and/or http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=la_B005GGMAW4_sr?rh=i%3Abooks&field-author=Craig+Lock)

 

https://www.createspace.com/pub/simplesitesearch.search.do?sitesearch_query=%22craig+lock%22&sitesearch_type=STORE (paperbacks)

 

and http://www.creativekiwis.com/index.php/books

All proceeds go to needy and underprivileged children –

MINE!

 

 

“When the writer is no more , the value of your purchase will soar! “

 

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”

 

 

Don’t worry about the world ending today…
as it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand

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“A writer’s dreams

 

Picture (great) by my friend, Jenny, whose photographic talents I definitely do NOT possess!

from

http://www.jennysphotographicjourney.wordpress.com

http://www.onetaleoftwocities.wordpress.com

http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

 

http://www.shatteredbrokendreams.wordpress.com

 

http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

and

http://www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

# PPS

“All our dreams can come true…if we have the desire (burning), determination, courage, passion, persistence and patience* to pursue them (and it’s often through the very dark places where they may lead)…long enough.”
* the three “pees”

 

 

 

 

 

 

“An individual of forceful personality , with a high tolerance of frustration, showing drive, determination and great resilience, will win through in the end more successfully than someone of less robust temperament.”

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“An individual of forceful personality , with a high tolerance of frustration, showing drive, determination and great resilience, will win through in the end more successfully than someone of less robust temperament.”

 

– Dr Frederick F Linge (writing in 1987 or thereabouts)

 

* Also add motivation (high), perseverance (huge) and patience * (great)

– me

 

* thanks for the “p’s”, m

from

https://livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com/2014/08/06/an-individual-of-forceful-personality-with-a-high-tolerance-of-frustration-showing-drive-determination-and-great-resilience-will-win-through-in-the-end-more-successfully-than-someone-of-less-ro/

https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/2016/03/01/the-hidden-handicap-the-silent-epidemic-2/

and

https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/tag/frederick-r-linge/

PS

You may also like these articles at

https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/2016/03/01/the-hidden-handicap-the-silent-epidemic-2/

and

https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2013/05/22/cognitive-problems-after-traumatic-brain-injury/#comment-10900

 

“We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach (fulfil) their fullest potentials.”
PPS
Don’t worry about the world ending today…
as it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand
golden light on shore
“A writer’s dreams
Picture (great) by my friend, Jenny, whose photographic talents I definitely do NOT possess!

 

HE WOULD NOT WAKE UP PROPERLY FOR 38 DAYS!

walk-dark-light-5

 

https://stirlinganewbook.wordpress.com/2011/03/22/he-would-not-wake-up-properly-for-38-days/

and

https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2014/02/08/a-short-extract-from-my-book-stirling-2/

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picture above from

http://www.amazon.com/Driver-Writer-Stirling-Always-Darkest-ebook/dp/B007OOKKCS/

http://www.amazon.com/Driver-Writer-Stirling-Always-Darkest-ebook/dp/B007OOKKCS

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from

http://www.amazon.com/Stirling-Story-Boys-Hope-Dream-ebook/dp/B00H1N6X1Y

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials.”

 

brilliant DAWN and clouds

Picture above (great) by my old friend John (“the world’s third worst photographer”, so he calls himself), but whose photographic talents I definitely  do NOT possess)!
web sites:

http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

and www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

Shared by “the world’s absolutely worst photographer”

 

 

Aging , Fatigue and Brain Injury

head in the clouds

from https://livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com/2015/02/03/aging-fatigue-and-brain-injury/

1st edition (Kindle e-book) has just been published at http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00T45PLPG

and the paperback version

Aging

Click on

http://www.amazon.com/Aging-Fatigue-Brain-Injury-Living/dp/1507837372

to the singing of the Beatles at

We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”
PPS
“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials.”
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