“Do you want to have someone feeding you when you are older? If you can even find someone to feed you.” This was the question I was asked when I was trying to fight my trainers and doctors to let me back on the ice. I didn’t know how to answer the question then and … Continue reading This is Christa, here is her Story.
If I’m going to host a week on the subject of concussions, it would only make sense to give at least a little bit of background information on concussions and post concussion syndrome. Which is exactly what this post is about; it’s all about the science behind it. I am no medical expert, let’s get … Continue reading Noggins to Noggins : The Science Behind It
This week, I am dedicating my blog to something much bigger than myself. This week I am dedicating my blog to something that has impacted me personally, that has affected people across the world and will inevitably continue affecting people in the future. This week, my blog is all about concussion awareness. Although concussions are … Continue reading If you have a Brain, Read This : The Overview
Allostasis is a commonly known medical term. The definition of allostasis is termed to oppose that of its synonym homeostasis. Allostasis is used to describe the body in it’s attempt to attain a new normal after it is altered by an external stimulus. Homeostasis on the other hand, is used to describe the bodies set, … Continue reading The Science of Life
Viva Las Vegas, sin city, the city that never sleeps and it goes on; we’ve all heard the many scandalous and playful sayings associated with Las Vegas. If you haven’t, it’s safe to say you live under a rock. It’s also safe to say that you should consider watching the Hangover. However, I’m almost positive … Continue reading Because these Ten Pointers Shouldn’t Stay in Vegas
You just take one foot and you put it in front of the other. And then you do it again. And then again and again. And guess what? Yup, you might have guessed it; you’re walking. We’ve been doing it since we were two. That was probably the last time walking really had much significance. … Continue reading To the 2017 Grads!
I’m sure some of you clicked on this post because of what the title implies. Either from serious concern, interest or curiosity. Well, for all of you that are thinking that this post is about what this phrase generally means, you’re going to be let down. But only for a second because this post will still relate … Continue reading If You’re Looking to Get Lucky this is for You
It’s an invisible injury, something that’s not really there, just a trick of the mind. That’s what you might have heard. But lately, more recently, you might have been told that it’s real. All those invisible injuries, the fake ones, they’ve been proven to really be there. So what is it like to live with … Continue reading Concussions : What they are Like, not just What they are.
At one point in everyone’s life, we have all met that person that tries to shove volunteering down your throat. And in that moment, we have all wanted to punch that person in the face. I promise I’m not a super aggressive person, I’m just saying it like it is. But today, I am going … Continue reading It Will Change Your Life
If you have ever even heard of Alice in Wonderland I hope this title has some relevance to you. If you haven’t watched Alice in Wonderland… well you should watch it. I’ll tell you right now for free it’s on Netflix. Some of you might be thinking it’s a lame, children’s cartoon movie. Well, simply … Continue reading Through The Looking Glass