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Another Fork in the Road: Kristina & Tommy Hopkins Living with Brain Injury

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While serving his country in Iraq, Tommy Hopkin's life was forever changed. So was the life of Tommy's wife Kristina. When Tommy's camp was attacked, his head was injured causing a brain injury that will be with him forever. Kristina feels that folks need to walk a day in Tommy's shoes  or hers to really understand the difficulties that brain injury brings with it.

Every TBI survivor and caregiver has encountered a fork in the road that has diverted his or her life-plan. A car accident, a fall from the roof, doing one more chin-up, or a door literally slamming one in the face are just some causes of traumatic brain injury. College plans, walking down the aisle in the perfect dress, or the coveted job quickly slip from reality as dreams turn to struggle. These unexpected life-happenings that divert one from his or her chosen path in life can be devastating. But as Yogi Berra once said, "If you come to a fork in the road, take it." Life is all about choices! To learn more about me, please visit my blog and website.

Surviving Traumatic Brain Injury Blog:                              survivingtraumaticbraininjury.com

Author of Prisoners without Bars: A Caregiver's Tale:      donnafigurski.com 

Donna's Blog:                                                                    donnaodonnellfigurski.wordpress.com

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