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Cooking With Brain Injury — And Finding Humor In It

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Apr 05, 2021

How does a traumatic brain injury affect the way you cook and eat? Filmmaker Cheryl Green, who has a brain injury, satirizes her own experiences in the kitchen in a short video called “Cooking With Brain Injury.” This week Dan talks with Cheryl about what it means to live with an invisible disability, how it affects her cooking, and why asking for help can be a beautiful thing. Plus, Cheryl records herself making a meal.

You can watch “Cooking With Brain Injury” here, and a version with audio description here.  

This episode contains explicit language.

Interstitial music in this episode by Black Label Music:

  • "Hot Night" by Calvin Dashielle
  • "Pong" by Kenneth J. Brahmstedt
  • "Electro Italy" by Nicholas Rod
  • "Homefront" by Jack Ventimiglia
  • "Kellyanne" by Paul Fonfara

Photo courtesy of Cheryl Green.

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