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Memory Strategies for Doctor Visits and Life After 🧠 Injury and Any Illness or Injury

I wanted to share this since I just finished it. I have a psych appointment tomorrow and it’s been since July 1. However, at every appointment she asks me what I have been up to and while I’m zoom or in person and I have to take time to look through my calendar to tell her. So today I took 30-45 minutes to go through my calendar and journal notes to write it all down and be able to relay it all to her from that sheet. Not all is detailed, but at least a short couple of words to jog my memory and relay it to her. If you have memory issues or a brain Injury I highly recommend it. I also journal daily and will post what that looks like, they are things I can look back on and see what worked, didn’t work, what not to do again or to do differently. Both are very helpful strategies to help me be more efficient. Just wanted to share what works for me.

Notes for my psych appointment tomorrow. Plan ahead and be prepared to not waste time during a 50 minute visit.
What I journal daily that helps me capture what works, what doesn’t, how I felt each day and what to do differently tomorrow

Thanks for reading, just wanted to share two things that really help me along in this brain injury life and great memory strategies and tools.

By jessymunch826

I am a TBI Survivor and woman who has been through a lot of good and bad. My goal by this blog is to share what I have learned and how life has happened for me and not to me. I have found purpose in it all and am here to share it. I am also sober and quitting drinking was the best choice for me. I will post about TBI, Brain Injury, life, travel, lessons learned and more. I am not a doctor or a nurse, I am a traumatic brain injury survivor who has lived 40 years of life and have an amazing mindset from it all. None of this is medical advice, that is what your doctor is for or 911 if you are having an true emergency and need help right away. I am here for community and am a certified health educator who knows how to navigate the healthcare system and Insurance. Always willing to help. Find me on Instagram jessymunch82617 or email me at Click on the white title of the blog post to read, just saying in case you might be confused like I am with all this 🤣

4 replies on “Memory Strategies for Doctor Visits and Life After 🧠 Injury and Any Illness or Injury”

This is great. Thanks for sharing it on the zoom call. I am thinking of using a modified version for myself. Previously, I used a headache log, but this is may help me track my fatigue and spikes in headaches better.


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