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Moab TWOG, Stand Up Paddle Boarding Adventure

This is how I decided to celebrate my 3 years survival from my TBI and Diffuse Axonal. I like to push myself and do things I should not be able to do. When I heard about TWOG (Tents without Gents) with Sarah Herron and Lindsey Gurley I was all about it. I camp in a […]

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Tomorrow’s The Day- Moab Stand Up Paddle Boarding Trip

A funny thing happened when I packed my duffel, the straps were not long enough to carry it and I was so annoyed. Come to find out thanks to my husband, he’s like Jess it’s meant to be worn like a backpack! I added pics because it’s hilarious and I blame 🧠 injury on that […]

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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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My Newest Tattoo Addition

I am big on my tattoos with meanings and added some more to my leg that all has meaning. I went to Infinity as I normally do but tried a different artist who has been there a long time and is one of the new co-owners. Love the work she did and the beautiful Lotus […]

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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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No Alcohol For 4 years!

4 years! I never anticipated I would remove alcohol from my life and be happy about it and one hundred percent ok with it. But I did and I could not be happier. Alcohol did not serve me. It was not what was best for me ever in any amount. I couldn’t just have one […]

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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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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.