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7/25/2003 18 years!

July 25th, 2003 I was married in Negril Jamaica. It would have been my 18th wedding anniversary. That’s so insane to me. I was married a month before I turned 23. My husband was great, it was everything I ever wanted. But I was so young and life changed so much over the years that […]

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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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Grandma Eileen

Happy 99th birthday to her today. She would have been 99 today, but left this world on Monday to go be with her late husband Ralph that she has wished to be with for SO many years. We just saw her last weekend and had a great visit with her. I learned so much about […]

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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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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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New Year, New Goals! 21 habits and goals I am planning for in 2021.

1- To stay present in my daily life. Keep my phone put away. 2- No Social Media like Instagram or Facebook. I cannot agree to Instagram’s new terms of service and found a lot of negativity coming up again, so I deleted it. I will keep to Dr Perry’s Positivity Community and blogging. 3- Keep […]

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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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Weekly Date Nights

Something we have been good about for years is doing weekly date nights. My husband and I don’t have any children together, I have a son who we have Mondays and Tuesdays and every other Friday & weekend. So on Wednesdays we do date night. Date night totally depends on the week. We used to […]

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So Thankful For My Husbands 4 Years Of Sobriety

I’m thankful everyday but today I am SO thankful. 4 years. Happy 4 years Chris, I cannot explain how happy and proud of him I am. While the journey has not been easy, it’s been worth it. I’m so thankful I got my DUI 3 months after he got sober which led to my sobriety […]