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Congratulations Chris 🎉

5 years alcohol free today. I am SO proud of my husband and all he did to remove alcohol and better his life and our life. I could not be more proud of him. Alcohol is such the norm but that does not mean it’s healthy or good for you as we both know it […]

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R&R Much Needed

Rest & relaxation and being alone is often needed for me throughout this TBI journey. This is so not like me pre TBI. But it’s an absolute must for me now. So I had a week. I was losing my mind. Living in a camper plus 2 dogs and my husband, not being in the […]

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Survivors Guilt

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/trailercast/id1308125648?i=1000499380782 I wanted to re share a podcast I was on about a year ago on 11/19/2020. I am sharing this as its fresh in my mind because I myself am about to listen to it again. Recently I found out an old friend, someone who was a big part of my life for many […]

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I LOVE Peloton

I have had the bike for like two years and it’s good but I love the app even more as I am not a big cycle person but I do it and absolutely love the bike bootcamp a, they remind me of Orange Theory Fitness which I used to do often before my accident, some […]

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Having a bad morning- move your body

Having a bad morning. Emotionally my mind is really messing with me and I am frustrated and realizing how bad so called “friends” suck. So I went for a walk. Moved my body. It sure solves a lot of feelings and frustrations.

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Walking, running and making money 🤣

I ran/walked 2.6 miles total, 1.87 on the peloton app and then kept running and walking and picking up garbage on the side of our country road. Next time I will bring a garbage bag, the wind kept blowing stuff off my plate aka the hub I found. Turbo got some good exercise too. I […]

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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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Brain Injury Awareness: Sleep Is So Important

To continue on brain injury awareness month, here is something so critical to brain injury recovery and living with brain injury that I thought I would share. Sleep is the most important part of my brain injury recovery. Sleep is also just important in general, but before brain injury I definitely did not need it […]

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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 2 Brain Injury Awareness Month

On Day 2 of brain injury awareness I wonder if you know how common it is to get a brain injury and the difference between an ABI- Acquired Brain Injury and TBI- Traumatic Brain Injury? I want to throw in here how an ABI and TBI can be confusing in the fact that most people […]