Personal Stories & Blogs by People with TBI

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

Feeling Brain-Injured
May 14, 2018

Recently, some friends asked me to join them at a local bar for a monthly get together. I chose to decline because I try to avoid situations that make me feel brain-injured.

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What is Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor? (And why you should care)
June 4, 2018

“Regular exercise bathes the brain in a protein called brain-derived neurotrophic factor, or BDNF. This specific protein has been shown to speed brain injury recovery.” That was all it took to fuel my hunger to learn more about BDNF...

David A. Grant blogs about life after brain injury

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.

Adam at Ease

Adam at Ease: A TBI Video Blog by Army Veteran Adam Anicich
Adam Anicich, Army Veteran

Adam, a former Army Sergeant and polytrauma patient, shares his story— along with some practical tips for managing life post-TBI.

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Getting Back on the Bike

David
David A. Grant, TBI Survivor

A bike ride on a fall day in New England turned out to be anything but typical. I never expected to be rushed by ambulance to the nearest trauma center with a traumatic brain injury ... 

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