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How I Acknowledge The Day My Life Changed Forever

I have talked about how on the anniversary of the day I should have died, the day my life changed forever, I try to do something that is fun. Something I should not be able to do mentally or physically and something that is healthy and safe to do wether that be physically or mentally. […]

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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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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 6 Brain Injury Awareness

Something on my mind is how people respond to me and others, this goes beyond brain injury and I know I am guilty of doing it too. So often it’s easy to listen to someone and be able to say I understand, I have been there, me too, I know what it’s like because 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

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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 […]

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Day 1 Brain Injury Awareness Month

March 1st begins brain injury awareness month! Check out some of the links below and become aware of something that affects so many people including our youth. I never assumed my life would be forever changed due to a TBI. I had multiple mild TBIs before my severe one, I wish I would have known […]