TBI – Survivors, Caregivers, Family, and Friends

Sneak Peeks for Prisoners

My book, Prisoners without Bars: A Caregiver’s Tale, will be released to the public on November 1, 2018 by WriteLife Publishing of Boutique of Quality Books Publishing Company.  Here are pre-order links for Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and IndieBound.

Excerpt 6

Chapter 15

Emotional Roller-coaster

presented by

Donna O’Donnell Figurski

nurse-clipart-2645bff0709e4cf23bcaff6690965816-1… A few days later, on January 26th, David gave his night nurse a scare, which in turn frightened me. When David’s night nurse Melody checked on David in the middle of the night, she found him sitting up in bed. That’s not so scary, except that David had no control over his body. He was unable to move, and his muscles were slack, but somehow he had found the bed controls that raise and lower the sick-clipart-sick-person-12mattress and fiddled with them enough to bring his upper mattress to a dangerously high, perpendicular position. He was seated precariously upright—nearly flopping over like a Raggedy Andy doll.

When Melody, whom I absolutely adored, told me of the incident the next morning, I detected a barely perceptible grin on David’s face. He had enjoyed his unwitting prank …


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Comments on: "Sneak Peeks for Prisoners" (5)

  1. Joyce Kysor said:

    Now I can’t wait til November 1st!


    • Joyce Kysor, it’s getting closer. Only 12 days now.
      Check out my new website



      • Joyce Kysor, November 1, 2018 came and went. I hope you found my book on Amazon or B&N. or SOMEWHERE! If you do read it, please let me know what you think and please write a review for Amazon, B&N, and Goodreads.

        Donna O’Donnell Figurski
        Author of “Prisoners without Bars: A Caregiver’s Tale”


  2. Suzanne Moynihan said:

    Looking forward to reading it. I too am writing a book on our journey with tbi. We live in Australia


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