Tag Archives: Daddy’s Different

The Giving Tree Effect

I always imagined becoming a writer. From an early age, I was captivated by storytellers; their ability to weave a story through my consciousness, connecting my thoughts to theirs. It was pure magic. And I’ll admit, becoming a creative God … Continue reading

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The Silver Lining

After countless words on the negative effects of brain injury, I’m going to say something surprising. A brain injury isn’t all bad. As life altering as it is, in some ways it made our lives better. We used to take … Continue reading

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Dancing through Hell

We started out best friends. Dancing that way for a year, we laughed at life, fought about the small things and learned to push buttons. We drew lines early, exposing our hearts and our quirks. We perfected our own little … Continue reading

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Confidence Found

Brain injury is a silent devil; a thief in the night stealing away the characteristics of a person, leaving them isolated and bare. For my husband, brain injury stole his self-confidence. My husband was a man’s man. He was rugged … Continue reading

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The Day that Changed Everything…

JUNE 6th Today is the 5th Anniversary of my husband’s injury. Five years… Has it really been five years? Has it only been five years? Going back to that first day, I am amazed at how much I remember. It’s … Continue reading

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Local Newspaper Spotlights My New Book!

The news is abuzz with the release of my children’s book, Daddy’s Different: A look at Brain Injury Through a Child’s Eyes. Printed today, May 10th in the Columbian Newspaper: “In the years following her husband’s car accident, Ginille Forest … Continue reading

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The Rumors are TRUE!!!

I can’t believe it! I can’t believe it! I can’t believe it! It’s here…it’s FINALLY here! My book, Daddy’s Different: A look at Brain Injury through a child’s eyes is available for purchase. I must say, as a writer, it’s … Continue reading

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