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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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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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Holiday Helmet & Bike Clinic

Friday I worked at a Holiday Bike and Helmet giveaway with Trauma Nurses Talk Tough and other local partners at a local Head Start. It was so great to be able to have helmets away and see kids get so excited and also get bikes thanks to Community Cycling Center. Helmets were fitted and shows […]

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Can’t beat this!

We are officially all moved in and own a new house. So grateful for my parents taking us up on this idea and building them an apartment above the shop and selling us their house. We absolutely love it here. Not to mention we wake up to snow now. Not a ton yet but hey […]

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I did it!

I got my permit today! I studied and I passed the test. I got my permit at 41 years old 🤣. I am so excited, but I am also so aware. Like I know I can’t see well at night with my glasses even so I won’t drive at night. I also know I won’t […]

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R&R Much Needed

Rest & relaxation and being alone is often needed for me throughout this TBI journey. This is so not like me pre TBI. But it’s an absolute must for me now. So I had a week. I was losing my mind. Living in a camper plus 2 dogs and my husband, not being in the […]

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Having a bad morning- move your body

Having a bad morning. Emotionally my mind is really messing with me and I am frustrated and realizing how bad so called “friends” suck. So I went for a walk. Moved my body. It sure solves a lot of feelings and frustrations.

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Feelings 💰🌲🏡🚽✈️💬

I don’t know why, but I am having such a wanderlust to go somewhere new and experience something new and to honestly take time for myself and to learn more about myself. Or is it just that I am anxious and so ready to be done living in our camper? It’s been since July 1st […]

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Limitless Possibilities

A sticker from my favorite coffee place. I love the dice and limitless possibilities. Dice represent a crazy Vegas trip I once had, dice for life. Limitless possibilities. I fully believe this, you are the only limit you have in this life.

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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 […]