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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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3 Year Reflection 🧠

Main picture is at 4:32 pm on 5/16/18. It’s the last picture from that day. 15-20 minutes later my husband would get a call from my friend that I was in a bad accident just before 5pm he got the call. On 5/10/21 we went out to look at some homes to put on my […]

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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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Day 2 Brain Injury Awareness Month

On Day 2 of brain injury awareness I wonder if you know how common it is to get a brain injury and the difference between an ABI- Acquired Brain Injury and TBI- Traumatic Brain Injury? I want to throw in here how an ABI and TBI can be confusing in the fact that most people […]

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Day 1 Brain Injury Awareness Month

March 1st begins brain injury awareness month! Check out some of the links below and become aware of something that affects so many people including our youth. I never assumed my life would be forever changed due to a TBI. I had multiple mild TBIs before my severe one, I wish I would have known […]

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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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“I Can’t”….

I can’t is a two letter word not in my vocabulary. I don’t believe in this word. I also find it extremely offensive to say as some people might truly not be able to do something that I can and saying I can’t is offensive. Like for example with my Taumatic Brain Injury, sure there […]

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Happy Fathers Day

I was writing an instagram post about my dad and figured I should write a little blog too because the post had so much detail and there could be SO much more, because that’s how amazing my dad has been. Growing up nightly my dad would scratch my back nightly. It’s one of my favorite […]

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6 years! So grateful!

Today it’s been 6 years since I got on my dirt bike after drinking at the Oregon Dunes and flew down a ravine, knocked myself out and broke my back. I was life flighted from Coos Bay to Portland, I was in the hospital for a week at least and the road to recovery was […]