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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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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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Toxic Positivity, Supporting Friends Through Hard Times

I was listening to Elyse Snipes podcast today of a mom Rachel from New Zealand who is going through a Leukemia Diagnosis with her 5 year old son and through Covid. It’s a great episode and I highly recommend it. I need to listen again and be ready to take notes but a couple things […]

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This Is Public Health

I got a surprise in the mail from Oregon State where I attended for my graduate certificate in Public Health. Someday I hope to finish my graduate certificate but brain injury happened and I am one class away from finishing and not sure of that will happen. We will see. It’s Biostatistics though and right […]

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What 2020 Taught Me

I had so many plans for 2020 that just did not happen. It’s the last day of 2020 and I could not be happier. But what did I get out of this pandemic? How did it happen for me, what did I learn from one hell of an unexpected year? I have learned to really […]

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2020 Good Reads

I definitely met my reading goal for 2020. I set out with the goal of one a month. I am finishing the year off with 39 of my goal of 12 for the year. What’s crazy is this is definitely too much. Reading wears my brain out so hard. You don’t realize that everything you […]

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Weekly Date Nights

Something we have been good about for years is doing weekly date nights. My husband and I don’t have any children together, I have a son who we have Mondays and Tuesdays and every other Friday & weekend. So on Wednesdays we do date night. Date night totally depends on the week. We used to […]

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Exercise and MY Traumatic Brain Injury Journey

Exercise has been on of my greatest struggles with TBI, but I also acknowledge how lucky I am to even be able to physically exercise still. I did Orange Theory before my accident, I had started on 12/4/2016 and went regularly. I started Orange Theory Fitness (OTF) after I had broken my back, gained 30 […]

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When My Mindset Shifted: My Newborn Son and His Journey

I realized today I have never posted my sons journey, the journey that changed my life and mindset forever. I have to shout out to my parents, Jaxson’s grandparents for being there daily though it all. When my husband was at work, my mom took me and accompanied me many days. My in laws also […]