Val Fletcher

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About Val Fletcher

I am a 50-plus, professional, reasonably athletic mother of three. I am currently 18 months into recovery from a serious accident that caused me many physical injuries, including a traumatic brain injury. I am writing about my experience as part of my therapy and hopefully to provide some context or helpful information to others who have been impacted in some way by something similar.

Understanding Brain Injury – Then & Now

I am a 50-plus, professional, reasonably athletic mother of three. I am currently 28 months into recovery from a serious accident that caused many injuries, including a traumatic brain injury (TBI). I am writing this blog as part of my therapy and hopefully to provide some context or helpful information to others who have been impacted in some way by something similar. Before I sustained one myself, I had little knowledge of what a brain injury (let alone a traumatic brain injury) actually meant. “Joe Public” & the Invisible Injury It’s my belief that “Joe Public” (i.e. the general public) [...]

My Traumatic Brain Injury Road to Recovery

Eighteen Months into Rehabilitation I am a 50-plus, professional, reasonably athletic mother of three. I am currently 18 months into recovery from a serious accident that caused me many physical injuries, including a traumatic brain injury. I am writing about my experience as part of my therapy and hopefully to provide some context or helpful information to others who have been impacted in some way by something similar. I do not remember the day of the accident itself or the month afterwards. As much as I am writing about what happened, it’s all second-hand from my husband. Further, if anyone [...]