7-Year Anniversary Post

7-Year Anniversary Post

By Joanne Phillips, MS, RD Written April 15, 2007 Anniversaries are never easy especially regarding such a life changing event.  This is a quote I saw on a TBI Facebook page that caught my attention and I thought how fitting it would be to put it with my SICU pictures...
A Message to My Caregiver

A Message to My Caregiver

A Message to My Caregiver By Joanne Phillips, MS, RD Written March 20, 2014 I visualize a “Help Wanted” ad for TBI Caregivers reading like this:  “Caregiver Needed: the pay sucks, the hours suck, you will be both physically and mentally exhausted, you still need to...
Learning to Laugh Again

Learning to Laugh Again

By Joanne Phillips, MS, RD Written in 2013 As you can imagine, there isn’t much to laugh about after you have been hit by a car. I remember the debilitating pain throughout my body every day, not being able to walk very well, the head pain that went on 24/7, trying to...

6-Year Anniversary Post

By Joanne Phillips, MS, RD April 15, 2013 First I want to thank you all for acknowledging my 6 year anniversary, it means so much to have your continued support.  While 6 years have gone by, April 15th will always be the day my life changed.   I took this picture at...

Life Without Smell and Taste

By Joanne Phillips, MS, RD Written in 2013 (almost 6 years after TBI) Out of the five senses, smell is often viewed as the least important. It is often only when the sense is gone or severely diminished, that we come to appreciate its importance to our quality of...

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