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Book details
  • SubGenre:Health Care Issues
  • Language:English
  • Pages:194
  • eBook ISBN:9798350927320
  • Paperback ISBN:9798350927313


by Isaac Peterson III

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Discover a collection of compelling blog essays by Isaac Peterson, a resilient survivor of a life-altering stroke and traumatic brain injury (TBI). With a conversational tone, Isaac shares personal stories, practical tips for recovery, insights from medical and mental health professionals, and inspiring moments. This book offers valuable information and inspiration not only for stroke and TBI survivors but also for their families, friends, caregivers, and anyone curious about strokes and brain injuries.
Unveiling Resilience: A Stroke and TBI Survivor's Journey "Brainstorming" is a profound collection of essays born from the life experience of Isaac Peterson, a remarkable survivor of a near-fatal stroke that left him grappling with a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Isaac's journey through recovery led him to explore, research, and share his insights, offering a beacon of hope and wisdom to others on a similar path. Within these essays, drawn from his highly-regarded and globally recognized TBI blog, you will embark on a journey through a wide spectrum of topics related to strokes and TBIs: Stroke Prevention: Learn valuable insights and tips on how to protect yourself from the devastating effects of a stroke. Setting Goals in Recovery: Discover the power of goal-setting in the rehabilitation process, inspiring hope and progress. The Role of Positive Mental Imagery: Explore the profound impact of positive mental imagery on the road to recovery. Self-Care: Gain practical advice on self-care and nurturing your well-being during challenging times. Extraordinary Stories: Encounter stories of survival and resilience, including one about a man with a steel rod through his head, shedding light on the complexities of brain function. Tackling Stigmas: Challenge stigmas and misconceptions surrounding TBIs, promoting understanding and empathy. Mental Health and TBI: Delve into the intricate relationship between traumatic brain injuries and mental health. Returning to Work: Navigate the journey of going back to work while managing a brain injury. Unusual Outcomes: Explore fascinating cases of TBI survivors suddenly speaking with foreign accents. Pet Brain Injuries: Even learn how to recognize and respond to brain injuries in your household pets. Isaac's writing style is approachable and "conversational," making complex subjects accessible and engaging. "Brainstorming" offers a treasure trove of valuable information and inspiration, not only for stroke and TBI survivors but also for their families, friends, and caregivers. Moreover, it provides valuable insights for those who seek to understand the world of strokes and traumatic brain injuries. Join Isaac on his inspiring journey of recovery, resilience, and unwavering determination after surviving a massive stroke and traumatic brain injury.
About the author
Isaac Peterson's life journey took him from Cheyenne, Wyoming, to the Twin Cities, where he spent over 30 years. During his time in Minnesota, he thrived in various roles, including an award-winning investigative reporter specializing in legal and political issues. His career allowed him to engage with national figures such as Barack Obama, Madeleine Albright, John Roberts, Jesse Jackson, and more. However, his life took a dramatic turn on November 8, 2016, when he survived a massive hemorrhagic stroke that necessitated a one-month hospital stay. Isaac's determination and passion for writing remained intact, and he resumed writing as part of a TBI support group sponsored by the Brain Injury Support Team (BEST). His blog consistently ranked among the top international TBI blogs, thanks to his retained researching and writing abilities. Isaac Peterson now calls Tacoma, Washington, home, where he continues to share his journey and insights to inspire others.