Doing more speaking!

By Thursday, March 23, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

Many thanks to the Rotary Club of Waterford Valley! After speaking, I was asked engaging questions about brain injury, my experience, and my thoughts about brain injury/concussion in sport. The kind words after I finished speaking also encourage me to keep speaking about brain injury! I spoke about; my brain injury, including the cycling accident, my ...

Who You Are Now

By Wednesday, March 8, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

Thank you to Head Trauma Support Project of Sacramento for mentioning and sharing on Twitter, a post I wrote a year ago: <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Take a look at this man&#39;s message on how a brain injury does not define who you are. <a href="https://t.co/OXGjLUl2ZX">https://t.co/OXGjLUl2ZX</a></p>&mdash; HTSP (@SacHTSP) <a href="https://twitter.com/SacHTSP/status/838890974558367744">March 6, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> That is ...

Rowan’s Law: Podcast #25

By Tuesday, February 28, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

On episode 25 of Concussion Talk Podcast, I talk to Rowan Stringer's father, Gordon. Rowan was 17 years old and a very active multi-sport athlete who died after sustaining two concussions in less than a week while playing high school rugby in Ottawa. Gordon's wife, Kathleen, and he are vocal proponents and advocates for concussion ...

2016 Thank You’s & 2017 Welcomes

By Wednesday, December 21, 2016 0 No tags Permalink 0

This actually may not be my last post of 2016 because I'll be writing one for Nova Yoga and about how yoga has helped me this year. While I'm on that subject, I encourage anyone, especially people who have difficulty getting around and even more so in the winter, to go to Melanie Caines' website ...

Speaking about 2016…

By Tuesday, December 13, 2016 0 No tags Permalink 1

This is one of my favourite things about Concussion Talk! I have been able to write about brain injury, talk about my own experiences, and start Concussion Talk Podcast (on iTunes and SoundCloud)! This year brought another exciting development; I am now speaking publicly! I want to thank the Rotary Club of Avalon Northeast, Rideout Enterprises ...

New #CTP: Episode 22 Jamie Cudmore (Oyannax, Rugby Canada, Rugby Safety Network)

By Thursday, November 17, 2016 0 No tags Permalink 0

On episode 22 of Concussion Talk Podcast I talk to Jamie Cudmore. Jamie plays second row for a professional rugby club in France, Union Sportive Oyannax (USOyannax). He also plays second row and is captain of Team Canada. After several concussions while playing professionally in Europe, Jamie and his wife, Jennifer, saw the need for more ...