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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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Merry Christmas 🎄

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. Our first Christmas in our new home where we actually get snow and often. Gotta love it ❄️

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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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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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Love Your Brain, Portland Maine

I made it to the airport and was way to early but killed time reading and writing. Good news is I didn’t lose or misplace anything as of getting to PDX airport. Now to fly to DFW, then ORD then Maine! From Portland to Portland, west coast to east coast. The first two nights I […]

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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 […]

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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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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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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. […]