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For Better or Worst

Chris and I have been together next month for 8 years. I cannot believe it’s been 8 years. Today we celebrate our 3rd wedding anniversary. I can’t say it’s all been easy and a walk in the park. It’s been my hardest relationship ever, but I know it’s for the right reasons and because he […]

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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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Podsitive Vibes- You Tube & Podcast

Today I recorded with my friend and fellow Survivor Shane’s Podcast, we did a zoom he posted on his you tube and he also did it on facebook life. Go check out Shane to hear it, give him a follow and see all he’s up to and sharing. Shane not only had a TBI, but […]

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Friends Through It All

I have known Heather for years, since about 1998 and it’s her birthday! So happy to be here to celebrate another one with her. Heather lived in Oregon for a long time but was raised all over, her dad is from Cali and I did have the chance to go and meet that side in […]

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Survivor’s Guilt

What is survivors guilt? I mean I definitely did not think I had this, how could I? I was doing what I loved and so I did not think I had it. Survivors guilt is feelings of guilt for having survived a catastrophe in which others died or did not come out of their injury […]

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2 Best Friends Share The Day They Were Born

Two of my best friends share a birthday on the same day, August 3rd. So happy birthday to Shanna and Kristin. Two amazing women, two totally different women and two totally different relationships and stories throughout my life. I appreciate them both so much and have loved living my life with them and learning from […]

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Positives from a negative- MY TBI

My TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) happened. I’m not glad it happened, but it happened and I lived and am here to tell you what this injury and experience has taught me. Here are all the positive things I have taken from this injury over the last two years. I challenge you to find the positives […]

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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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When Your Best Friend Specializes In TBI 🧠🍀

One of my best friends is a Neuropsychologist. I knew she worked with patients with TBI, and I knew she was a Psychologist but I truly never really understood what she did until I got my severe Traumatic Brain Injury. She has dedicated her life and studies to this and she has always been so […]

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Wants 🆚 Needs

Wants vs Needs. Do I really need it or do I just want it? I grew up never having a lot of wants. I didn’t have the fanciest clothes, the fanciest dinners, but I always had a fridge full of food, dinner on the table and a house well stocked with basic necessities. I acknowledge […]