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Courtney Conlogue suffered three concussions in seven months in 2019. A string of head injuries will hobble any athletic career, but navigating those speedbumps taught her a few things about resilience.
“When I was overcoming these concussions, I learned a lot about the mind and how to reboot things, how to relearn different, simple motions, and mental habits. It was definitely a grind. I was patient with myself. I didn’t over-judge. I was there for myself and my family was too.”