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Welcome! Thanks for being here. Short intro, who am I and why am I here?

My Name is Jessy Munch. I am in my last year of my 30s. I have been told by many people I should write or do a blog so here I am! I definitely have a story, so many stories. I am someone who has went through so much and learned from it all. I […]

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New Beginnings

I have done this before, where I got a job that required my education and experience but sadly the first time it was not something I could be successful at and it wasn’t fair to hold a position and do a job that I did not feel 100% confident I could do or that I […]

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Sedona, I’m In Love

I am writing from Sedona, Arizona and I’m in love. I would love to have a home here to come to during Winter in Hillsboro, Oregon. It’s absolutely beautiful here, it’s so much more slow placed which is super beneficial for my brain. This morning I walked .3 miles to hike some stunning scenery, I […]

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Determination, Never Give Up!

I am SO excited! 4 years, 7 months and 21 days ago this was me. This injury, that should have killed me or left me in a vegetative state only has given me a ton of hard work and determination. It has given me purpose. It left me disabled and that’s a bummer, but I […]

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Word of 2023: Nourish

I don’t set New Year Resolutions. I have goals I focus on all year. I also review my year at the end of each year. What worked? What didn’t work? What were my accomplishments? What were my struggles? My word for 2023 is Nourish. I’m not just talking about food. I will work on nourishing […]

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Goodbye 2022, Hello 2023

It’s time to close out 2022 and begin a new year. I cannot believe it is 2023. That means I will be 43 this year, my son will be 18 and we will celebrate 6 years of marriage this year too. It will also mark 5 years since my TBI just 3 days after my […]

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Mindset- Love This

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6 Years NO Alcohol

Congratulations to my husband on 6 years no alcohol. Yup he has a beer in hand 6 years later, a Heineken 0.0% because at this point having NA drinks doesn’t bother him or make him want to drink, he just enjoys beer and having a NA beer while watching the game and that’s ok. What […]

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❄️ Wheeling Weekend ❄️💙

I thought I wanted my own wheeler for wheeling, this weekend we camped and wheeled at Rim Butte in Central Oregon and it was a blast. It was cold and snowing. 16 degrees last night. So cold, so thankful we have a winter wheeling set up to stay warm and dry at night. So I […]

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Thank You Veterans

Happy Veterans Day and thank you to all the veterans out there for your service and to my friends whose careers are working with Veterans. 🇺🇸♥️💙🎖🪖

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Happy October 2022

I realized I missed posting a few of our fun summer endings. Things have been busy since we got home after our Labor Day Trip to McCall Idaho with our great friends who live in Boise. We had an amazing holiday weekend with Ray and Brie and their fun kiddos. Jax was with us and […]