Passionate books that will help you cope with your husband’s brain injury
a husband and wife

No one could ever be prepared for caregiving but with traumatic brain injury, a level of unrivaled intensity comes with the territory. These books offer insight, guidance, and support for caregivers of husbands.

In an Instant

A Family’s Journey of Love and Healing 

by Lee Woodruff, Bob Woodruff is an amazing memoir of love, hope, and strength. Bob experienced a tragic accident that resulted in brain injury. With the help of Lee who is Bob’s wife, he was able to recover.  As a caregiver to her spouse and a mother of four children, Lee deeply expresses her emotions throughout the ups and downs of this event. This book is recommended to caregivers and family members who may know someone that is suffering from brain injury. You might end up reading this book for a second time, that’s how great it is!

Learning by Accident

A Caregiver’s True Story of Fear, Family, and Hope

by Rosemary Rawlins is a touching story that reveals emotional healing, family love, and passion. After Rosemary’s husband Hugh gets hit by a car while riding on a bicycle, he suffered from traumatic brain injury. Rosemary tries her best to preserve her family as she copes with this life changing experience. This book is awesome as Rosemary writing style would make you feel as though you’re a part of the journey!

How I Survived My Husband’s Brain

by Casey Bachus is a touching story as the author channels her love and faith for her husband. Casey’s life changed dramatically when her husband got into a car accident, which led to a traumatic brain injury. With Casey’s spiritual and inspirational guidance, this book is recommended to anyone that may be dealing with hardships and most importantly spousal care for brain injuries.

A New Day

A True Story of Healing, Faith, and Miracles

by Dora Barilla is an inexpensive book that will give you insight, hope, and inspiration. Bill who is Dora’s husband, was in a tragic accident when he got hit by a tour bus. As he suffered from traumatic brain injury, Dora’s world was turned upside down. This empowering story explains Bill’s miracle recovery. With Dora’s honesty and encouragement, you will love this it!

What I Thought I Knew

by Barbara Stahura is a memoir that touches base on joy, honesty, and courage. With humor, Barbara gives details about her husband’s near-fatal motorcycle accident and his recovery of brain injury.  She expresses her deep fear toward the next step of her husband’s recovery. This book will literally make you laugh as Barbara share things that many authors do not.

Written by Brenda Marie
Hey there, I am a sociology student at City College. I also work as a Home Health Aide, which I love. On my spree time I enjoy reading, writing, and listening to music.

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