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Would Sobriety Be As Easy If I Didn’t Have A Brain Injury?

I read a book called The Sober Diaries by Clare Pooley. I found an interesting similarity while reading it. Half way through the read she finds out she has breast cancer. At that time she is only 8 months sober. But the breast cancer diagnosis, all that goes with it and the fact doctors say […]

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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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When Will I Learn?

I woke up today. I felt normal TBI tired. I am a little sore from my workout yesterday. My husband went and got me a coffee. But I noticed I am tired and having issues, honestly I’m really struggling today. Struggling to do simple things. I can’t figure out how to work the TV, just […]

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So Thankful For My Husbands 4 Years Of Sobriety

I’m thankful everyday but today I am SO thankful. 4 years. Happy 4 years Chris, I cannot explain how happy and proud of him I am. While the journey has not been easy, it’s been worth it. I’m so thankful I got my DUI 3 months after he got sober which led to my sobriety […]

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Habits & Goals-How I Meet My Goals with Habits

My goal was to write 37,500 words by December 31st on my book. My goal to complete it 90,000 words is by 5/16/21 my 3 year TBI date. So I broke it into an attainable goal, 500 words per day in order to reach by Dec 31st goal and created a system to do it. […]

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Love What Matters Feature

I was reached out to by Love What Matters on Instagram to see if I would write my story to share. So I did just that and this is it. This is my personal writing that Rebecca with Love What Matters edited. I appreciate the opportunity to share my story. Check it out and the […]

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Trailercast Podcast- Survivor Guilt

Check out my podcast episode with an amazing therapist Elyse Snipes. I learned I have survivors guilt and so much more. Great conversation. I had met Elyse when I attended her Weekends retreat in Dana Point California to celebrate my 1 year TBI date, I did a weekend of counseling and learned SO much that […]

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Halloween Before & After Sobriety

Halloween has definitely not been the same since we got sober. Halloween for me was always a reason to get dressed up and drunk. I just don’t honestly feel the same now that I am sober about dressing up and celebrating halloweeen and as a mom, my teenager is not into it. So we really […]

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Sobriety- Podcast & Sober Mom Squad

Recently I have taken an Instagram break. Saturday will be a month of no Instagram and I don’t know if I will go until 2021 without it or what. But I have found a few cool tools to keep me busy and feel connected during my Instagram hiatus. I had a good sober community on […]

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How my TBI and Sobriety Prepared Me For 2020 and It’s Pandemic

I think often how different this would all be if I hadn’t of had a brain injury and if I drank. Or would it since I have a public health background? Honestly it’s hard for me to answer as I think I would have been so much more out there living my life, but then […]