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Can’t stop smiling ☺️

I am so in love. With a bike. I got to 22MPh and this electric bike with pedal assist just makes me happy. I can’t stop smiling. I went from racing motocross and living it to finding something still fun and a bit safer. Today was my first day riding it on paved trails in […]

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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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LYB Retreat

I was supposed to attend the Love Your Brain retreat over the 2 year anniversary of my TBI. But Covid canceled it. It has been rescheduled and I will be able to go this September to Portland Maine to attend! I am excited. I need to raise money for this organization as they do not […]

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Loving Our New Living Situation

We have been living in our camper at our new home for a few weeks. Surprisingly it’s ok. We thankfully had upgraded our camper and living in it is totally doable. Jax has a room in the house with my parents. I am able to walk up to his room and screen window and chat. […]

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Moving Again… But For A Good Reason

Moving with TBI sucks. It’s hard. I think it is for anyone, adding a brain injury with huge energy issues makes it so much harder. We sold our house and moved again just after 2 years. But this time we are financially ok. We are buying my parents home so they can retire and be […]

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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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Moab TWOG, Stand Up Paddle Boarding Adventure

This is how I decided to celebrate my 3 years survival from my TBI and Diffuse Axonal. I like to push myself and do things I should not be able to do. When I heard about TWOG (Tents without Gents) with Sarah Herron and Lindsey Gurley I was all about it. I camp in a […]

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Made It To Moab

This is the cutest town. I absolutely love seeing side by sides driving down the road. I can’t believe Chris and I never made it here, but we will and try to plan it with his brother and sister in law. I have the night here to chill, adventured for food and walked around. Almost […]

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Tomorrow’s The Day- Moab Stand Up Paddle Boarding Trip

A funny thing happened when I packed my duffel, the straps were not long enough to carry it and I was so annoyed. Come to find out thanks to my husband, he’s like Jess it’s meant to be worn like a backpack! I added pics because it’s hilarious and I blame 🧠 injury on that […]

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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 […]