Unthinkable: A Caregiver's Companion

What if the unthinkable happened?

Surviving a Child’s TBI


UNTHINKABLE: A Mother’s Tragedy, Terror and Triumph through a Child’s Traumatic Brain Injury is a powerful memoir – moving and very real. It will bring you into a realm where body, mind, and spirit are pushed to their limits sharing hope, strength, and inspiration as Dixie relates the story of her son’s remarkable recovery from a severe traumatic brain injury.



New Award – Winning Release! Now Available!

How to successfully survive a brain injury!

Unthinkable: Tips for Surviving a Child’s Traumatic Brain Injury written in an easy-to-read bulleted format, will help parents, caregivers, friends and health care professionals navigate through the new terrain of an injured child and guide them step-by step through the recovery process!

Bonus Chapters Included!

  • Support for Siblings: The Forgotten Ones
  • Afterword: TBI Ten Years Later
  • Tips on how to sustain the rest of the family and how to ultimately COPE and SURVIVE

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Unthinkable: Unthinkable: A Mother’s Tragedy, Terror and Triumph through a Child’s Traumatic Brain Injury

Unthinkable: Tips: Unthinkable: Tips for Surviving a Child’s Traumatic Brain Injury


…Opened my eyes to the real and powerful emotions, hardships and obstacles that families face after traumatic brain injury and throughout recovery and the long rehabilitation process.
Amy Pasternak, Doctor of Physical therapy, Franciscan Hospital for Children
“…important for clinicians who treat patients with neurological injuries like TBI, as well as for the families who have been touched by it, to remind us that the power of familiy can be the best medicine.”
Lisa Brown, Physical Therapist, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital – Boston
“…inspires you to live life to the fullest, to fight for faith in the midst of unthinkable tragedy, and, above all, to never underestimate the power of love.”
Katrin Schumann, Co-Author – Mother’s Need Time Out’s & The Power of Middle Children
“A story of hope and patience that will help others confronting unimagined challenges”
Joel Herskowitz, MD, Pediatric Neurologist, Boston University School of Medicine

Press & Media

For press and media inquiries please contact Dixie via the contact page. You can also download the media pack HERE.