Tag: head injury

I WILL go to Beijing!

I have had a tough ride these past few weeks, mostly mentally, may I add. Dealing with a head injury has proved much more of a challenge than I could ever have imagined. Imagine all training and fitness ability is removed from you in…

Head injury week 3 and 4: Project regain fitness begins

I have come to realise that a head injury is a little known and little appreciated thing. Why? Because I wish I had £5 for each person that has said to me this week ‘oh, gosh I am glad to see you have fully…

Head Injury Week 2: up and running (sort of!)

The forced go slow and new scatter brain that I seem to have developed is becoming very frustrating. I just can’t think or do as fast as I used to be able to do. Its like a need a pause button while my brain…

10 Important things about life

We often forget the simple things in life. My accident this week reminded me of some things that we usually just take for granted:

Triathlete saved by bicycle helmet

Published on Friday 22 July 2011 formatPubDate(“Fri Jul 22 09:02:19 BST 2011”); A sportswoman who was thrown from her bicycle in an accident says her safety helmet may have saved her life.

Head injury: 1 week on

Flashbacks… The light flashes on: I am in the back of an ambulance: There’s a person outside the open door, I cant make out who, and bustle all around, noises, people, its all confusing. The light is not on long enough for me to…