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I can’t Belize it has been 4 years

I say that as I am writing this from Belize. The main picture is about 20 minutes before my life changed forever. Our life. But I still have life 💚 I came here in December 2018, just 7 months after the day my life changed forever. I visited Caye Caulker on a cruise and knew […]

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💚My Husband and I Podcast Repost For Valentines Day 💚

For Valentine’s Day I’m sharing a podcast my husband did with me. So thankful he did this with me, totally out of his comfort zone. on behalf of the day of love, I listened to it myself and am SO grateful to have this amazing husband of mine. Listen to our story, newlyweds going through […]

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Freedom

The last time I drove by myself with a license was 3 years, 8 months and 25 days ago. Today feels like freedom. Self reliance. Being able to drive to get a coffee or to wherever I need to go and not relying on others. I definitely won’t be driving like I once did, I’m […]

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A white Christmas 🎄

It’s a white Christmas and I got a personal record on my run this morning while looking at the snow. 3.6 years ago I ran 8-8.5 minute miles and when I first ran after my TBI was at 18 minute miles. Slowly getting there. As I always say hey I’m doing it and time really […]

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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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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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Jaxson is 16

Happy 16th Birthday to my son Jaxson. I can’t believe he’s 16. This kid amazes me daily with his strength and determination and no excuses attitude. He works so hard daily between school and baseball and conditioning himself in between both through strength training and mindset. I can definitely say I must have learned my […]

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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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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 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 […]