The Complexity of Ambigious Loss

Sharing some Information and Thoughts on Head and Brain Injury

Complexity of Ambiguous Loss.jpg” A Fractured Journey”

Something came flooding over me today like a tidal wave. For a few moments, I lost my footing. I found my mind trapped in the tumultuous waters of ambiguous grief, fighting my way to the surface.

see https://www.brainline.org/blog/permission-tell-truth/complexity-ambiguous-loss?fbclid=IwAR1SCzEe_IsO55BhpjM5hy7PmI5uM9bCUoa3vb5Hf43R-myZw1Q98KD1Bxgnd www

and  http://www.facebook.com/livivingwithheadinjury

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

enough there for now, c!

Shared by c, “Information and Inspiration Distributer, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder * (totally impulsive)”
* not bridges (thank goodness)!

Well my family and friends say I’m “safest” just writing and sharing

“Driven to uplift, encourage and perhaps even inspire”

Share, encourage, uplift, inspire and help spread HOPE, LOVE and LIGHT

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What doesn’t kill you can only make you Stronger: A Journey to North Cyprus

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“I may not be able to do many ‘ordinary things’, but I can attempt (sometimes/always) doing ‘extraordinary’ (exceptional) things!”

Craig's Quotes

never give up craig

picture from https://beyondboundarieslimits.wordpress.com/

“I may not be able to do many ‘ordinary things’, but I can attempt (sometimes/always) doing ’extraordinary’ (exceptional) things!”

from

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and

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

enough there for now, c!

picture (below) from

https://climbingmountainsandchasingdreams.wordpress.com/

“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.”

SHARE, INFORM, IMPACT, UPLIFT, IGNITE, ENCOURAGE and (perhaps even) INSPIRE

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The plan: the road up ahead (for 2019)

BOOKS BY CRAIG LOCK

road ahead

via The plan: the road up ahead (for 2019)

My Kobo books that I’ve already uploaded are at https://www.kobo.com/nz/en/search?query=craig+lock

Also see http://www.traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com

and http://www.upliftencourageandinspire.wordpress.com

“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.”

“I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.”

and

Share, encourage, uplift, inspire and help spread HOPE, LOVE and LIGHT

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Recovering from TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury)

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

brain injury from www.facebook.com tbilifecoach

picture from http://www.tbilifecoach.com

Also see https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/2019/01/02/traumatic-brain-injury-survival-guide/

https://recoveringfromtbi.com/

and

https://recoveringfromtbi.com/great-traumatic-brain-injury-doctor/

doctor

from a Google search (my “filing system” to rescue me from “sheer utter chaos”, thanks “BIG G”)

https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1CHBD_enNZ767NZ767&q=marc+macialek+brain+injury&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjlqvaGz9XfAhVZdXAKHUn0Aj4QgwMILA&biw=1024&bih=355

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You may also find this link to be of interest

https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/2018/12/28/the-immediate-aftermath-and-consequences-of-traumatic-head-brain-injury-tbithe-immediate-aftermath-and-consequences-of-traumatic-head-brain-injury-tbi/

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

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

enough there for now, c!

My other blogs in this area are at

and
“We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”
“Knowledge is the gateway to understanding…and understanding is the gateway to a better life.”
– Jeff Sebell
Shining a light of hope  in the darkest corners
Helping promote better understanding and awareness of what is often termed “The Silent Epidemic” (and/or “The Hidden Handicap”)
“Inform, educate, inspire”

PS

“We didn’t have…

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TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY SURVIVAL GUIDE

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

http://www.tbiguide.com/

from

https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2019/01/02/traumatic-brain-injury-survival-guide/

and

https://brokenbrilliant.wordpress.com/

My/our story is a bit crazy (unique it appears) and has had a huge toll on the family, but if our experiences help others in any way, I’m very happy…
but am still riding “the bumps of life” on the roughest roads in the world…without a saddle on a/my “bucking bronco”.
Have a great day and best wishes, m
craig
PSss (a long one)
I would really like  in some small way to help share a better understanding of what is sometimes termed “the hidden handicap”(and/or “the silent epidemic”) … and this is my reason for sharing
“We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

enough there for now, c!

My other blogs in this area are at

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Taking it easy… sort of

Broken Brain - Brilliant Mind

work sign showing person shoveling a pile of dirtI’m doing my version of “taking it easy” today.

Basically, I’m working on my projects that have been on the back burner for weeks and weeks. Five weeks, pretty much. Count them – five. Ouch. Especially considering how psyched I was about finally getting back into them, about a month ago.

Then I had to travel.

Then I got tired.

Then I had to travel some more.

Then I was exhausted.

I’ve spent the past week swamped at work – two very late-night working sessions, and both nights not getting much sleep at all.

It was really demoralizing and depleting.

But — ha! — now I’m back.

I’ve had the whole day to myself today, to do as I pleased. And it’s been good. I didn’t do the errands I typically have to do on Saturday mornings, because, well, they’ll keep. Those errands aren’t going anywhere, and I needed…

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