New Memoir Shares Author’s Experience with Brain Traumas

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Author Robin J. Bloom reveals her pain and her inspirational recovery

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According to Robin J. Bloom, author of the new book “My Daze of Brain Injury: The Dance of Destiny” (published by Balboa Press), traumatic brain injury (TBI) affects more than 1.7 million Americans each year. Her book, released during Brain Injury Awareness Month, details her personal struggles of surviving multiple brain injuries.

In “My Daze of Brain Injury” Bloom, a special education teacher, finds herself a student of her own skills as she searches for ways to heal. She shares the experience of the severe traumas that initially grounded her in pain, loss and fear. Through Bloom’s own inner transformation, she begins to perceive her tragedies as gifts. Her book is a must-read for TBI survivors, their families/caregivers and all those who suffer from trauma.

“Through the gift of loss, I painfully learned what was missing in my life. More importantly, I learned what would no longer serve me,” explains Bloom, “at other times, change was needed to make way for new beginnings. The more I gave, the more I received – but I had to start with (loving) myself, one day at a time.”

Bloom goes on, saying, “Today, our world is experiencing unprecedented change, including economic upheaval. Millions of people face trauma through the loss of their jobs and their homes, as well as through TBIs. The military returning from war, also suffer from both the visible and invisible injuries to the brain and body. Now more than ever, an emphatic need exists in people to find deeper meaning in their lives.”

“My Daze of Brain Injury” provides a resource of information in understanding how to live and grow with a TBI, education and alternative methods of healing, the importance of keeping an open mind, and the power of faith. Readers will learn the value of defining success, overcoming adverse challenges and transforming them into positive lessons with rewarding outcomes.

“A percentage of the book proceeds will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project to assist women and men who are recovering from TBIs and other severe injuries,” says Bloom.

About the Author
Debut author Robin J. Bloom a first-time author is a graduate with a B.S. in special education, elementary education, and a M.Ed. in counseling. As a survivor of multiple brain injuries, she is an inspirational writer. Bloom practices Reiki and Reconnective Healing® and credits her love of animals and nature in aiding her recovery of TBIs. She resides in Phoenix, Arizona.

Balboa Press, a division Hay House, Inc. – a leading provider in publishing products that specialize in self-help and the mind, body, and spirit genres. Through an alliance with indie book publishing leader Author Solutions, Inc., authors benefit from the leadership of Hay House Publishing and the speed-to-market advantages the self-publishing model. For more information, visit To start publishing your book with Balboa Press, call 877-407-4847 today. For the latest, follow @balboapress on Twitter.

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