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Re-Share from last year: What Independence Means To Me 🧠🖤

Happy Independence Day! I have always done fun trips back to when we would do the 4th at Lake Tapps every year to our family friends amazing lakeside home, it was such a blast! For the past years we have usually went to the woods or a friends neighborhood to celebrate. We don’t talk to […]

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How I Acknowledge The Day My Life Changed Forever

I have talked about how on the anniversary of the day I should have died, the day my life changed forever, I try to do something that is fun. Something I should not be able to do mentally or physically and something that is healthy and safe to do wether that be physically or mentally. […]

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Trying New Things 🧠

I am exhausted. Daily. I wake up exhausted. So much of what I do during the day like reading and crosswords is fatiguing to your brain. After my therapy zoom visit yesterday we made a list of not so fatiguing things and fatiguing things. Reading, working out and riding my peloton, doing crossword or word […]

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Awake

My 2021 word for the year is awake! One definition of awake that really fits for me is fully conscious, alert, and aware. I have picked a word for a couple of years. It’s a reminder each year to myself of all I have learned and what to keep in mind. In 2019 I started […]

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Trailercast Podcast- Survivor Guilt

Check out my podcast episode with an amazing therapist Elyse Snipes. I learned I have survivors guilt and so much more. Great conversation. I had met Elyse when I attended her Weekends retreat in Dana Point California to celebrate my 1 year TBI date, I did a weekend of counseling and learned SO much that […]

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Mental Health

Mental health runs in my genetics, I don’t know if I was truly aware of it when I was younger or understood it. When I got a job working in a busy ER I became super aware of mental health. It really made me aware that I have it in my family and need to […]

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40 Forty Years Of Lessons, 41 months of sobriety

This blog post idea is from a hike I did with therapist Elyse Snipes in California at her weekends event. There were a certain amount of stops and viewpoints along the hike and we took our age and divided it by the number of stops and at each spot were to reflect on that age […]

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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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How I spent my 1 year TBI anniversary- Weekends! A weekend of counseling in California w/Elise Snipes

I had heard of Elise Snipes from Rachel Hollis’s Made for More Amazon Prime documentary. Elise was a speaker at one of her first Rise Events. I had seen this movie in theaters first and went home and googled Elise who is a Marriage and Family Therapist. Or maybe I am making that up, brain […]