My Brain Injury Made My Life Better

*Missy*
6 min readFeb 5, 2020
Photo by Dingzeyu Li on Unsplash

On my son’s first day of school, I clasped his tiny palm in mine as we walked toward the end of our driveway to wait for his school bus. It was a chilly December day, and I encouraged him to walk slowly as I carried his brother with my free arm.

A thick layer of ice covered the driveway, and I remember thinking how I should have salted it as I slipped, falling backwards beside my Chevy Blazer. My head…

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*Missy*

Working through my trauma one story at a time. Thanks for joining me on my journey.