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Shireen Jeejeebhoy

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I write books; I read books. I write non-fiction pieces; I read the news, which is supposedly non-fiction. I write poetry occasionally; I've gotten out of the habit of reading poetry -- must fix. I wrote short stories in another life; I read collections of short stories occasionally.

I write blog posts; I read opinion pieces. I photograph things that catch my eye; I enjoy my Flickr Friends' photographs.

I tweet; I read tweets, well, okay, I read tweets addictively. I post Facebook status updates through third-party apps when I must; I read Facebook status updates through its own app.

I use Goodreads to read more; I wrestle with the Goodreads iOS app, finally acknowledge defeat, and go back to the website -- when I'm on the computer. I maintain
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Parthenon Frieze of Lapith and Centaur British MuseumMy consultant popped in during the first hour of my session and read to me a whole paragraph. I ensured I understood the idea before she began reading. The idea: as she reads, I’m to visualize — create images and moving pictures in my mind — of what she’s reading. When she’s finished, I tell her the story based only on the images I’ve created. Then she asks me questions about those images to he...

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Concussion is Brain Injury:...

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She

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Time and Space

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Shireen is on page 36 of 209 of The Screwtape Letters: There are two plot lines in a way: the patient's and Wormwood's. Recounting both as I summarize the book to the point where I'm at before starting a new chapter, helps me build up the big pic and remember! Reading w brain injury is improving tho!!
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I was given Fish as the next step up in my using graphic novels as part of my reading rehab. A traumatic brain injury -- a concussion type -- had stolen my ability to read books. I remained literate, just couldn't read. It's a too-common problem unad ...more
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Big Red and her human twin Ellie go on a trip of a lifetime to the three Himalayan kingdoms of the Buddha in search of simplicity. Brought up Catholic, Ellie turned to Buddhism in rebellion of the p
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“I'm so lucky to have a family, adopted or not! I'm so lucky to be alive!" Judy Ellis Taylor tells her three school-age girls.... They roll their eyes.”
Shireen Jeejeebhoy, Lifeliner: The Judy Taylor Story

“The abscess is a distant memory. The pain is gone. This dinner with her hosts and her health-care team, this week of seeing another country and another culture, this time of being in demand, this moment is reality. I am a lucky girl, (Judy) thinks.”
Shireen Jeejeebhoy, Lifeliner: The Judy Taylor Story

“I'm so lucky to have a family, adopted or not! I'm so lucky to be alive!" Judy Ellis Taylor tells her three school-age girls.... They roll their eyes.”
Shireen Jeejeebhoy, Lifeliner: The Judy Taylor Story

“Bob's Words:
Nobody knows what tomorrow brings
By loving, giving, caring
And sharing today
Lets one know that if tomorrow
Does not come
Today is a good day to be the last”
Greg Noack

“The abscess is a distant memory. The pain is gone. This dinner with her hosts and her health-care team, this week of seeing another country and another culture, this time of being in demand, this moment is reality. I am a lucky girl, (Judy) thinks.”
Shireen Jeejeebhoy, Lifeliner: The Judy Taylor Story

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”
Plato

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”
Maya Angelou

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