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Love Your Brain, Portland Maine

I made it to the airport and was way to early but killed time reading and writing. Good news is I didn’t lose or misplace anything as of getting to PDX airport. Now to fly to DFW, then ORD then Maine! From Portland to Portland, west coast to east coast. The first two nights I […]

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Re-Share from last year: What Independence Means To Me 🧠🖤

Happy Independence Day! I have always done fun trips back to when we would do the 4th at Lake Tapps every year to our family friends amazing lakeside home, it was such a blast! For the past years we have usually went to the woods or a friends neighborhood to celebrate. We don’t talk to […]

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7 years! So grateful!

I am SO grateful that although I have lived a pretty wild life, always learning the hard way and making some pretty stupid decisions that I truly have learned to learn through my mistakes. However 7 years ago I learned to never drink and ride again, but at that time I hadn’t learned to stop […]

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We Will Rebuild

Oh how life has changed, but we said we would rebuild and we are, life just looks different now. Toy hauler and dirt bikes a month before my accident, and now back at Cline Butte 3 years later just with a wheeler Instead of dirt bikes. Still fun, just different. Adapting life to where we […]

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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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No Alcohol For 4 years!

4 years! I never anticipated I would remove alcohol from my life and be happy about it and one hundred percent ok with it. But I did and I could not be happier. Alcohol did not serve me. It was not what was best for me ever in any amount. I couldn’t just have one […]

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Thailand Street & Dirt Bikes, The Mae Hong Son Loop & So Much More 🇹🇭 🏍🛺✈️🌏🐘🕷🦎🐒

3 years ago I was on this amazing travel journey living my best life. This took me a lot to write, so much time and journals to relearn all the memories. It’s long, but if you ever want to go to Thailand and explore the Mae Hong Son Loop check it out! Sawadee (Khrup/ka) Hello […]

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My first blog post

I thought I would share my first blog post again, Tuesday is the date I started it a year ago and will have a post that day but wanted to share my original post a year ago. https://jessymunch826.wordpress.com/2020/01/12/welcome-thanks-for-being-here-who-am-i-and-why-am-i-here/

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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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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 […]