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Mark Dunham
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Stroke survivor and a Elected Official in Idaho serving on the Board of the College of Western Idaho.
Stroke survivor and a Elected Official in Idaho serving on the Board of the College of Western Idaho.

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Dunham is a stroke and aphasia survivor. He has two strokes in January of 2012.
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"Justice League" and Hugs
I started to blog in June of 2008
mainly as a sort of a diary to keep my memories of my son. I knew that time
would pass to quickly. And it has. I wrote this post on June 18, 2008 with this
photo: “Though Ethan is expressing his individuality and independen...
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"Justice League" and My Son
I started to blog in June of 2008 mainly as a
sort of a diary to keep my memories of my son. I knew that time would pass to quickly.
And it has. I wrote this post on June 18, 2008 with this photo: “Though Ethan is expressing his
individuality and independen...
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"Justice League" and My Son
I started to blog in June of 2008 mainly as a
sort of a diary to keep my memories of my son. I knew that time would pass to quickly.
And it has. One of my first posts was this: “Though Ethan is expressing his
individuality and independence -- often proclaim...
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Burger King Grudges and Christmas
I went to Burger King today, December 1, 2017. I had a "Whopper." Nothing happened. So, why do a blog post about it? Well, this was the first time I went to that specific Burger King on Overland and Orchard in Boise, ID since Christmas Eve in 1974. The diff...
Burger King Grudges and Christmas
Burger King Grudges and Christmas
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Friends and social directors
It is common to lose some relationships after a stroke. Some
friends cannot deal with the “new” friend. Some friends are there in the beginning,
yet life goes on. The old adage “out of sight and out of mind” is pretty
relevant. For the survivor, recovery is...
Friends and social directors
Friends and social directors
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Illusions of my old life
Recently, I had two “aha moments.” We went to a wedding two
weeks ago for two classmates of mine. I met them when we were in junior high.
It was the first time I have seen many of my classmates since my strokes.
Second, my family was in McCall, Idaho for a ...
Illusions of my old life
Illusions of my old life
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Is Brain Injury to Blame?
There is a great organization  called "BrainLine" which has resources  and articles . I often read the information. Last week, a woman did a blog post about her husband's brain injury . For me, it hit me close to home. Here is the link:  http://www.brainlin...
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Sensory Overload
I have not posted for a long time. Life is getting in the
way. In a good way most of the time! I have joined many Facebook groups dealing
with “brain attacks.” One of my favorites is the “ TBI Life Coach. ” I am posting
this whole article because it is very...
Sensory Overload
Sensory Overload
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Flooding and Toe Strokes
Recently I discovered something
called “flooding.” After a stroke, “flooding” is common. What is flooding? A
great website ( http://www.braininjury-explanation.com/consequences/invisible-consequences/overstimulation-flooding )
explains what I still go throu...
Flooding and Toe Strokes
Flooding and Toe Strokes
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