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Welcome to my page, Lift the Fog. This is a raw account of my journey through traumatic brain injury recovery. Dedicated to raising awareness for the complexity of brain injury and providing a safe, connecting space for those suffering in silence. Read my first post here.

A very useful tip if you experience light sensitivity:

If you experience light sensitivity, eye strain or if you are just someone who looks at a screen for the majority of the day, something that has helped me immensely is a free computer program called f.lux that adjusts the color on your computer or other electronic devices to change the wavelength of light emitted, specifically blue light. I would definitely check it out here.

Latest from the blog

  • 4 Years of TBI Recovery: Reflections
    Birthdays, anniversaries, dates of loss, life and other special events often lead to emotional reflections. Today marks four years since my life-changing traumatic brain injury. I am grateful to be here to reflect on the past four years. In the past, I have described this injury as a tick mark on my timeline of life … Read more
  • “The Ghost in My Brain”
    I had the intention and goal of finishing a book titled, “The Ghost in My Brain: How a Concussion Stole My Life and How the New Science of Brain Plasticity Helped Me Get It Back,” prior to my first appointment at the Mind Eye Institute back in August, however, this was not fulfilled due to … Read more
  • Who Doesn’t Love a Good Comeback Story?
    I often feel like an underdog in my recovery, grinding and fighting through adversity for any sort of progress. The thing about underdog stories is that once they reach that big moment of victory, all of the raw emotion and passion is witnessed – a culmination of the pain, hard work, grind, failures, setbacks and … Read more

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About Me

Hi, I’m Drew. Multi-athlete, physician assistant, lover of music, food and adventure. This is a look into my life as I navigate through TBI recovery. Read more

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