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New Year, New Goals

I’m not a believer in New Years Resolutions. I am a believer in goals, all year long! I write them down daily to remind myself and often cross them off as I accomplish them. I registered for two runs today. I can run a mile. But I need to get back into shape and creating […]

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Happy New Year!

2021 was definitely not what anyone expected, nor was 2020. 2022 here we are! The last 2 years have taught me SO much. The last three and a half years taught me so much more. What’s important. What’s not important. What deserves my energy and time, what does not. So many losses, so many gains. […]

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It finally is snowing good. Love where we live and it’s snowing in town too. We went to town and got to pull out a kid stuck in the ditch. It took two of us In diesels to pull out a diesel stuck. We did our good deed for the day.

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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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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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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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Brain Injury Awareness: Sleep Is So Important

To continue on brain injury awareness month, here is something so critical to brain injury recovery and living with brain injury that I thought I would share. Sleep is the most important part of my brain injury recovery. Sleep is also just important in general, but before brain injury I definitely did not need it […]

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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