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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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Made It To Moab

This is the cutest town. I absolutely love seeing side by sides driving down the road. I can’t believe Chris and I never made it here, but we will and try to plan it with his brother and sister in law. I have the night here to chill, adventured for food and walked around. Almost […]

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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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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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People We Meet on Vacation

I had to share this book I read in two days on Saturday and Sunday. It was great and I didn’t normally read non fiction but loved this. I highly recommend it. So much truth and good in the story line that truly relates to so much of my life in many ways. It was […]

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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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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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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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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 […]