As we three made our journey to Fresno Airport for my departure, the craziest thing happened.I was sprinting down the tarmac to catch my plane, the captain and a flight attendant waving me to hurry up.
These studies began when Professor Roger Wood a head injury specialist at the University of Swansea in Wales, UK, noticed a recurrent problem with many of his TBI patients; a loss of emotional attachment with friends and family.
Reports from family remembers described a "lack of warmth or love as a postaccident development that placed a burden on their relationship", suggesting a causal link between TBI and empathy problems.
As I wrote in an earlier post TBI is unfortunately a growth area, especially in the military.
Nearly six out of 10 casualties entering the military hospital at the Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington DC have been diagnosed with some degree of traumatic brain injury, an indication of the nature of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
It was October 9, 2010, and my daughter and I were chatting about meeting for lunch to catch up. It was summertime in the 70's in Lemoore, CA, and it was nearing an end.