THANK YOU!

THANK YOU!

2016 is a year of endeavor. This year I’ll be daring to live again, and in a way that’s bigger than me. I want to say thanks to all my friends and family. In speaking with the CEO of a great company and now one of our sponsors this past week, she commented...
Soldier’s brain damage similar to football players

Soldier’s brain damage similar to football players

This is very frustrating for me. Little is being studied (or has turned to molasses). Dead in the water! Please join me. I have been diagnosed with PTSD, and I’ve never believed it. On the contrary, the more concussions I experienced, the more difficultly I had...
Hard Rock Charlie

Hard Rock Charlie

Introducing Hard Rock Charlie everyone! Charlie is 7 weeks now and has been identified as my new Service Dog. He will be trained to alert for seizures and assist with balance. He is a Golden Doodle from a breeder in Illinois, and will be trained by Alex Tutterrow of...
I Paddle

I Paddle

I am paddling 3,500 miles over 4 months (Mar-Jul 2016) from South Texas along the Gulf Coast, around Key West, FL, and finishing under the Statue of Liberty NYC! My mission is to raise $22,000,000 for the Task Force Dagger Foundation for the purpose of: 1. That 7,500...
CTE – THERE, I SAID IT – CTE!

CTE – THERE, I SAID IT – CTE!

“Sharing symptoms with PTSD, patients who died with CTE have been described to present with poor concentration and memory, irritability, depression, and suicidality.” THERE, I SAID IT – CTE! Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy – It seems that it...
It’s very Troubling

It’s very Troubling

  And, as one who has been personally confronted with this line of thinking from a few (minority of the VA Doctor population) VA Doctors, it’s beyond troubling. The problem is that we may know more about the surface of Mars today than the human brain. We just...