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Brain Injury: My Road To Recovery

Mary Blake with her family on Thanksgiving  2012. From L-R Mary's husband Peter Dion, son Peter, Mary and Luke. Bottom row, son Connor and daughter Addie.  (Credit: Mary Blake)

Brain Injury: My Road To Recovery – Raising Awareness

I honestly cringe now when I see a bicyclist without a helmet, since I know now what can happen with a fall.

02/22/2013

Mary and her 16-year-old son Luke, who was her driving instructor.

Brain Injury: My Road To Recovery – Regaining Independence

Mary Blake had suffered a traumatic brain injury in a bicycle fall and a medical competency road test was deemed necessary before she could get behind the wheel again.

02/21/2013

Mary Blake with fellow TBI survivor Amanda Lawton. (Credit: WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Mary Blake)

Brain Injury: My Road To Recovery – Conversations With TBI Survivors

Mary Blake shares conversations she had with ABC’s Bob Woodruff and Amanda Lawton of Marblehead who both suffered traumatic brain injuries.

02/20/2013

Megan Kent, Mary Blake, Pam Morello, Caitlyn Wacha and Arlene Teich at Community Rehab Care.

Brain Injury: My Road To Recovery – Humbling Therapy Sessions

For three hours a day, five days a week initially this past summer and fall, Mary Blake underwent physical, occupational and speech therapy at Community Rehab Care in Medford.

02/19/2013

Mary Blake with John Pliakas, critical care transport nurse at Boston MedFlight.

Brain Injury: My Road To Recovery – ‘Time Is Of The Essence’

If you were to ask 10 people on the street what TBI is, you’d be hard pressed to find even one person who knows the answer.

02/18/2013

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