Notice: This is the fourth article in an ongoing series. Make sure to check out the previous articles before reading this one. A Fat Chance (Part ONE): Introduction A Fat Chance (Part TWO): How and Why I Eat
In this powerful clip from Michael Rossato-Bennett’s documentary,”Alive Inside,” neurologist Oliver Sacks brings us into a nursing home to meet Henry, an elderly man suffering from severe dementia. At first, Henry appears catatonic, unresponsive and “almost unalive.” When headphones playing
One of the most valuable skills I have had to learn since my brain injury is learning HOW it is that I personally learn.
In one week, I am off to Portland, Oregon. I will be attending the 2013 International Conference on Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine, which is being organized by Dr. Alex Vasquez. Because he is faculty for the Institute for Functional
*Learn more about nutrition and the brain at www.feedabrain.com Soon after my brain injury, I showed what my functional neurologist would consider low cholesterol on a blood test, and, as far as I was concerned at the time, this was
Through the process of my rehabilitation I have encountered a plethora of different ailments and therapies. I feel that it is most important to illustrate the therapies that I am still using for some of these ailments. As there
Since this post, my nutritional perspectives have evolved (get it?). All of these principals apply, but I have modified and gotten more specific and included other ingredients and practices. Learn more at www.feedabrain.com/book Every living organism on this planet –
My desire to play music gave me the drive that I needed to press on. I have said that music saved my life. But that is not really true… The amazing doctors, nurses, therapists and especially my mother saved my
In the spirit of the week of Valentines Day, I wanted to write about something really sexy, so here it is: I hadn’t had severe acne since those goofy, pimply faced days in high school and, even then, I never
After my brain injury, my aunt, a nurse practitioner who recently started her own practice in functional medicine in Houston (www.houstonbioidentical.com), told colleagues of hers that her nephew had a serious brain injury, and asked them who I should see.