Meditation and the Brain

I was really pissed off when I wrote my last post so I thought I’d do a post about something that is the antithesis of anger – meditation.  When you meditate, you’re affecting the brain DIRECTLY.  When you’re doing all… Read More ›


The first year, maybe 2 years after an injury like this you’re going to seriously contemplate checking out of this world.  I did.  I contemplated that a lot, probably everyday.  Don’t.  Those first couple of years, just stay alive.  The hell… Read More ›


Someone made a point yesterday that was really profound and true.  If I hadn’t gone to school for physical therapy, and if I hadn’t been trained to do research for medical stuff a certain way I wouldn’t have found my… Read More ›

Saving a Life

There is a big, big difference between saving someone’s life and keeping that person alive.  My neurosurgeon did not save my life, he merely prevented me from dying.  He kept me breathing.  Meditation saved my life.  It made me want… Read More ›