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No.7 The Adventurer- Enneagram

I first learned about the enneagram when I went to the Weekends counseling that I did In California with Elyse Snipes. She had emailed us a link to the preferred test to take and so I took it and brought the results with me to my weekend of counseling. This sparked my interest into something […]

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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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How my TBI and Sobriety Prepared Me For 2020 and It’s Pandemic

I think often how different this would all be if I hadn’t of had a brain injury and if I drank. Or would it since I have a public health background? Honestly it’s hard for me to answer as I think I would have been so much more out there living my life, but then […]

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Strength Through Weakness

A great tee I got from a local man who played for the MLB who lives with Parkinson’s Disease. Check out his company and some great stuff he makes like this shirt:) https://strength-through-weakness.myshopify.com

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Dr. Perry’s Positivity Community

Dr. Perry’s Positivity Community I follow Dr. Perry’s blog and I absolutely love this, especially since I deleted Facebook and for at least the next 90 days Instagram. I am already missing the community aspect of insta but love that he created this. Mindset is what I’m all about. This is perfect. Check it out. […]

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Last 90 Days of 2020

This year has been interesting. It definitely did not go as planned and not for just me, but for everyone. I personally thought this was my year, after two really tough, life changing years we were so hopeful it would be a great year, we had so many plans and high hopes that things would […]

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No Timeline for Life Here

Timelines have always made me crazy. Maybe it’s because I have never lived on a timeline, or that I don’t do things because I am or was supposed to like society says graduate high school, go to college and so on. My first marriage was in 2003 at 23. Which wasn’t totally normal, it definitely […]

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Sobriety Corps Podcast

Check out my podcast episode on Sobriety Corps. I talk about my sobriety journey, how I can relate so much to now living with brain injury and how I used to drink to forget and would do anything to remember now. Check it out. And disclaimer: I sound great, I sound fine. What you can’t […]

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Saving my energy- One Thing A Day

Energy after my TBI has big my biggest side effect. I wake up exhausted daily. I never feel rested. But I always try to look at the positives from this, I should be dead or in a comatose state to seeing tired is no big deal. I will deal with it. But with this comes […]

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My Experience Working As A Traumatic Brain Injury and Diffuse Axonal Survivor

This is my experience. My own personal preference, determination and not allowing this brain and any doctors say I can’t work. How do I know until I try? It has been the hardest thing I have ever done, especially since I don’t remember my resume and applying in itself has been a challenge. Being educated […]