Truth, Love, and HOPE about Traumatic Brain Injury The truth is I have one of the scariest diagnoses in the medical community. I am diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury (TBI). The brain is the most critical organ in the body. It contains everything […]
Introduction The optimist sees the opportunities in every difficulty and the pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity. Winston Churchill It may be hard for some to imagine that there was a point in my life when I had no idea what a TBI meant. The diagnosis is Traumatic Brain Injury. This devastating diagnosis […]
Chapter 1 My Life before the That Accident “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” – Atticus Finch, To Kill a Mockingbird I would never have understood my story had I not been walking in […]
I love this movie because it shows the history of having a disability in the United States. I would strongly recommend Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution on Netflix. Love it!! As good as the movie has given a sliver of insight into the world of what it is like having a disability, I feel we […]
I read this book titled “The Body Keeps The Score” by Bessel Van Der Kolk. It has shed light on my own past, and hopefully, it may shed light on yours. Here’s an excerpt from the book: A Secure Base As we enter this world, we scream to announce our presence. Someone immediately engages with […]
Change Our Minds Admitting we are wrong is painful, it could be a sign of weakness-but what if we take a more flexible approach? What if we understood if flexible thinking could spur our curiosity and bring people who differ in many realms together or at least feel compassion towards one another. In this paper, […]
Food for thought: For politicians: at the end of your time in office; can you imagine knowing you stood for nothing and that you RISKED nothing. That all you did was follow some fearful people with money to where they already were going instead of trying LEAD them to a better place. If you are […]
Putting things into perspective: On this exact day I was hit by a truck while crossing the highway on a snowmobile. I suffered a traumatic brain injury. Who most were doing school, work, or other leisurely activities I spent the next 6 weeks in a coma. I have fought tooth and nail to come back […]
if you are grieving about losing a pet here is the article I found. I think this article helps with the grieving process: https://www.outsideonline.com/culture/essays-culture/pet-loss-dog-grief/?utm_source=outside&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=onsiteshare Bowever, my post about Mali is even better: http://chadfrancour.com/i-am-mali/ What do you think? Connect with me….
For those who need or want to look at things differently. Another way to look at life is to expand our minds. Here is the introduction to my book Truth, Love, and HOPE about Traumatic Brain Injury. Introduction The optimist sees the opportunities in every difficulty, and the pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity. […]
I only can show you the door you have to be willing to step through it.
– Chad Francour
I have been thinking about love lately. Whatever you think love is an emotion or commitment or behavior here is something that I feel best describes my love style for life and people. I love you! You may be thinking you don’t even know me. That maybe true but if people can so easily hate […]