Sisu

Keep going. Don’t stop. Don’t talk about how hard things are. Just keep going. Life is hard. Brain injuries are challenging.  As one of my favorite comedians Pete Holmes says, life is mostly suffering with brief breaks where we get together and talk about it. The least we can do is minimize the crap we […]

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Episode 41 – Dami Calhoun

In March of 2016, Dami drove her car into the trailer of a semi truck in Albany, OR at 78mph. You read that right, 78mph. The craziest part is she only broke two bones and one of them was her left ring finger. She was comatose for 2 weeks, and went through months of rehab. Her story is great and addresses the social, physical, and mental ramifications of such an accident.

Her story starts at 8:24

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Episode 38 – Joe Distefano

Joe has done a lot so far in his life. Here are a few examples. He is a certified Performance Enhancement Specialist and Corrective Exercise Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. He has also been trained at the CHEK institute (which is extremely difficult) as a Holistic Nutrition and Lifestyle Coach. He also […]

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Episode 37 – Matthew Kampfe

Matthew Kampfe is the owner of Kampfe Independent Living Center in Gladstone, OR. This episode is thus more centered around his lifelong experience helping BI survivors. His parents started helping BI survivors in their home decades ago, and now it has grown into the incredible living center it is today. He has some greats tips […]

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Episode 35 – Donald Ford

Don is a very accomplished man. He has nearly countless training in psychological training. Of course, all of the credentials in the world are useless if they are not applied. Donald has been practicing for decades now, and have been treating people with brain injury since the late nineties. He and his wife work together […]

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