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Day 7 Brain Injury Awareness

This is the last day I will do this, every day is not doable for me. But I tried. 7 days of awareness is better than none. I’m sure I will add a few more this month. This is also a good point to the fact that I am considered totally and permanently disabled. I […]

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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 […]

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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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3 Years Ago

My phone does these videos and flashbacks. I cannot believe this was 3 years ago and how much has changed, but so grateful I got to go to Thailand even if my memories aren’t really there, my pictures and videos are.

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Morning Routine Favorites

It do a morning routine daily which includes a card pull and my daily calendar change. I also read daily and these are all ones from yesterday and today I love and wanted to share. One of the parts of my morning routine, loved this from today.

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Toxic Positivity, Supporting Friends Through Hard Times

I was listening to Elyse Snipes podcast today of a mom Rachel from New Zealand who is going through a Leukemia Diagnosis with her 5 year old son and through Covid. It’s a great episode and I highly recommend it. I need to listen again and be ready to take notes but a couple things […]

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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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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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Would Sobriety Be As Easy If I Didn’t Have A Brain Injury?

I read a book called The Sober Diaries by Clare Pooley. I found an interesting similarity while reading it. Half way through the read she finds out she has breast cancer. At that time she is only 8 months sober. But the breast cancer diagnosis, all that goes with it and the fact doctors say […]

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I am disabled

I have never said that or written that. It has been 2.5 years since my accident. I have read my NeuroPsych report. I know what I live with and how my brain works. I know I am not stupid. But I know I am nowhere I once was or should be, especially based on my […]