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Monday, November 18, 2013

John Sickels’ Concussion Chronicle

As just about everyone who reads this website knows, I suffered a concussion in October due to a home accident: I was hit in the head with a metal sculpture. It did not seem like a big deal at first, but let me tell you, it turned out to be damned serious. I’m not just talking about having problems working at my writing job. It has impacted every phase of my life in a negative way.

So I’ve decided to write about it while it happens. Part of this is selfish: I need to prove to myself that I still can write, plus I want a chronicle of this experience for my own reasons. Part of it is practical: concussions and brain injuries are an ongoing story in the sports world, and I hope that my story will illustrate exactly how much of a problem these injuries are.

Der-K: Hipster doofus Posted: November 18, 2013 at 11:49 PM | 65 comment(s)
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