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Tomorrow’s The Day- Moab Stand Up Paddle Boarding Trip

A funny thing happened when I packed my duffel, the straps were not long enough to carry it and I was so annoyed. Come to find out thanks to my husband, he’s like Jess it’s meant to be worn like a backpack! I added pics because it’s hilarious and I blame 🧠 injury on that […]

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Love Your Brain Mindset Program

Today started a 6 week mindset course compliments of Love Your Brain. It’s once a week, it is East Coast time for some and the specific leader of this group I was friends with on Instagram so I wanted to take hers. 7am my time was early as I stayed up past my bedtime and […]

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How I Find Purpose Through My Traumatic Brain Injury

I feel so lucky that I never got into nursing school. I feel so lucky I became a health educator. Yes it sucks I had a horrible accident that changed me and my life forever but I am still here and have found ways to keep doing things that were a big part of my […]

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Disabled, But I Can Do My Part

It’s extremely hard being disabled and unable to work in the field I used too, especially during Covid. But I am finding ways to still do my part, do health education and minimally because that’s all I can do, but it makes me still feel I have value and that I can so my part […]

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Like TBI, Life Is Best When You Are Able To Adapt

Like we learned with TBI, we have to be willing to adapt to our new life. This has so helped with Covid happening. I don’t drive, getting to the gym is not doable for me so we got a Peloton. But since Covid have acquired so much more and made our home garage gym work […]

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Understanding Your Brain Injured Friends

It makes me think of expectations that people have. Like people saying “well you haven’t called” or “you haven’t invited me over” as a reason why they don’t call or keep in contact. It makes me think of how so many people that we were pretty good friends with are no longer in our life […]

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Day 7 Brain Injury Awareness

This is the last day I will do this, every day is not doable for me. But I tried. 7 days of awareness is better than none. I’m sure I will add a few more this month. This is also a good point to the fact that I am considered totally and permanently disabled. I […]

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Day 5 Brain Injury Awareness

A good article I found. I wanted to share in on Day 5 of brain injury awareness month. 🧠 💚 https://www.brainline.org/article/lost-found-what-brain-injury-survivors-want-you-know

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Day 4 Brain Injury Awareness

On Day 4 I want to talk about advocating for yourself. It’s a must and honestly if you don’t advocate for yourself, who will? In my case I don’t have anyone that would of to the extent I have. I am extremely lucky that my background was largely in healthcare, navigating the system and helping […]

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Day 3 Brain Injury Awareness Month

Today I wanted to share an amazing organization that specializes in helping TBI survivors navigate the way through brain injury. Check out their blog, Instagram and facebook and reach out to them, they are an amazing group I personally connected with and I love what they are doing for the community. Home