Padman: A Dad's Guide to Buying...Those and Other Tales by Mark Elswick is a humorous and insightful collection of stories about living with a Brain Injury...while being a man and a father. A car accident at the age of 23 caused a severe brain injury, leaving Mark in a month-long coma. Despite negative predictions, in the 19 years since his injury, Mark has graduated from the University of Michigan and returned to work. In Padman, Mark takes you through living with a brain injury with his motto: Dream! Hope! & Believe!