• March 5, 2015
    Love in the time of brain injuries

    BY: BRITTANY CRYDER My story is not your usual love story. photo credit: Rachel Marks via Flickr     Relationships are hard under any circumstances, but what if one partner suffers from a brain injury? Now, what if they […]

  • February 26, 2015
    The Pinky and Sarah love story

    BY: JOHN STEVENS This is the story of how two BIST members – Pinky and Sarah – met  (spoiler alert: it was at a BIST community meeting) and found love.  PINKY AND SARAH PERFORM WITH THE BAND COUGAR BAIT AT […]

  • February 19, 2015
    The Mighty Pen

    BY: MARK KONING I am a writer who happens to have a brain injury. I am an ABI Survivor who is also a writer. I am both. Overall, I am a creative person, but my niche is writing. I […]

  • February 14, 2015
    St. Valentine’s is the patron saint of epilepsy

    BY: RICHARD HASKELL Let’s face it. The month of February doesn’t have a lot going for it. Yes, the days are getting longer, but the weather remains cold and there are still several weeks to go before there’s any hint of […]

  • February 12, 2015
    This Valentine’s Day – fall in love with YOURSELF

    BY: CELIA MISSIOS  After you’ve gone through a life changing event such as a brain injury, the person looking back at you in the mirror can be a stranger. The reflection may still look like you, but the mannerisms, the thinking and […]

  • February 9, 2015
    The slow and steady – reading rehab begins

    Shireen Jeejeebhoy writes about her journey back to the love of reading. You can read the first post in this series here. BY: SHIREEN JEEJEEBHOY For most of my post-brain injury years, I’ve roared ahead at top speed trying to […]