Caregiver Personal Stories & Blogs

We feature stories from people who have sustained a brain injury and who are doing their best to put their lives back together. We also hear from caregivers who share their experiences as they take care of the person they love and try to find the best in every day.

Latest Personal Story

Spin Cycle | Life After Brain Injury
January 15, 2018
If I am busy with every little thing, then I don’t have time to be sad, angry, feel hopeless or miss our lives and the son I knew before. I can diminish the magnitude of Taylor’s injury. It just won’t hurt as much, until it hurts like hell and can’t be ignored. So here is what I learned in my own version of spin class.

Latest Blog Post

Abby Maslin: Keep It Real: Life & Caregiving After Brain Injury
December 21, 2017
What do readers in the brain injury world want? I can only guess that like me; they want it all: practical solutions, resources & references, a place to vent, a place to grieve, a place to interact with people who "get it."
A blog by Abby Maslin about loving and learning after TBI

Our Blogs

BrainLine is incredibly lucky to collaborate with a group of outstanding bloggers willing to share their ups and downs, insights, and honest moments of both despair and hope.

Learning by Accident

Rosemary
Rosemary Rawlins, Caregiver

My husband left one afternoon for a workout on his bike ... and then everything changed. 

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Reinventing Our Family

Abby
Abby Maslin, Caregiver

My husband left for a baseball game with friends and never came home. Now we are on a journey to rebuild our lives and reinvent our family ... 

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December 21, 2017

Rolling with It

Janna
Janna Hockenjos

I was fourteen when it happened on a rain-slicked highway. My dad was a passenger in a car that slid into a pile of other cars when he hit his head, too hard ... 

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December 11, 2017