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Hope Restored

The Fork in the Road, Following a Traumatic Brain Injury

by Faye Nunnelee Byrd



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 2/22/2013

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 50
ISBN : 9781449783334
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 50
ISBN : 9781449783341

About the Book

Faye writes from her personal perception using her thoughts, feelings, and observations as she struggled with the personality and behavior changes following a traumatic brain injury. She related to this time a walking through Shadowland, a place of ashes. Faye tells how her hope was restored by a personal word from God, which allowed her to accept her new personality and the changed behavior, allowing her to take the new road map for her life, forging ahead with courage, because she is a survivor and knows that the journey is worth taking.

Faye lives in Mobile, Alabama. She is a 1980 graduate of Troy University School of Nursing, Montgomery Campus. She is a member of the Mobile Writers’ Guild, the Alabama State Poetry Society, and a former member of the National Associate of American Pen Women, Mobile Branch ,as Letters, serving several times as the chapter’s chaplain.

Faye has been published in The Journal of Christian Nursing, several anthologies, and different newsletters pertaining to Traumatic Brain Injury and relating emotional problems. She is a guest writer at In her spare time, she enjoys playing Mexican train dominoes, cards, Chinese mahjongg, designing and making quilts, ballroom and line dancing, reading mysteries and historical fiction.

About the Author

My name is Faye. I am a survivor of a traumatic brain injury. I want to share with you from poems and prose, my personal struggle with the personality and behavior changes following the traumatic brain injury which I relate to as walking through Shadowland, a place of ashes. It was a pathway that I walked not by choice but of necessity, to survive. How my hope was restored with a personal word from God, which gave me the hope and courage to take this new road map for my life and forging ahead with hopeful expectations, living life to the fullness that I am capable of.