“There can’t be many people with experience of significant brain injury, from both sides of the bed.”
Special 1 – My Friend Pierre
Pierre and I shared a room for a few weeks. His is the only face that I remember from that difficult time in hospital after the crash. He was a wonderful man and this is a tribute to him.
Special 2 – Bruce and Janco Chat About Their Experiences Living with ADHD.
01:08 – Episode Start
01:48 – Education and Studies
02:50 – Studying Music and a Bachelor of Audio
05:36 – ADHD and Labeling
09:20 – Writing music for ADHD people
11:14 – Being a Junior Doctor
13:22 – ADHD and Social Anxiety
19:57 – Music and the Creative Process
24:59 – Is ADHD a superpower
32:01 – What does school teach you?
39:46 – Being a Doctor and Societies Views
59:21 – Choice, Having options is much more difficult
01:04:02 – Building strong foundations
Special 3 – Bruce and Janco Return
One more chat before Janco returns to his proper career, working in “sustainability”, whatever that means.
1:05 Med Student mentoring. Brain Melt.
5:49 Beards at school
7:45 ADHD labels
10:40 Brain Injury Unit
14:10 Qantas pyjamas
15:30 Transition from patient to independent person again
17:00 Naked podcasting and nudism
27:15 Escape Plan
28:10 Base jumping and nudity
28:50 Cognitive collapse and Ritalin.
34:45 Hard to be in medicine if you don’t fit in
36:30 ADD vs ADHD
37:45 MAFFS? Isn’t that married at first sight?
38:50 Let Janco talk more
Special 4 – Chatting about Organ Donation
Bruce reflects on the many emotional aspects of organ donation, recreated in an emotional story of tragic loss and joyous rebirth.