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So Thankful For My Husbands 4 Years Of Sobriety

I’m thankful everyday but today I am SO thankful. 4 years. Happy 4 years Chris, I cannot explain how happy and proud of him I am. While the journey has not been easy, it’s been worth it. I’m so thankful I got my DUI 3 months after he got sober which led to my sobriety […]

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Love What Matters Feature

I was reached out to by Love What Matters on Instagram to see if I would write my story to share. So I did just that and this is it. This is my personal writing that Rebecca with Love What Matters edited. I appreciate the opportunity to share my story. Check it out and the […]

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When My Mindset Shifted: My Newborn Son and His Journey

I realized today I have never posted my sons journey, the journey that changed my life and mindset forever. I have to shout out to my parents, Jaxson’s grandparents for being there daily though it all. When my husband was at work, my mom took me and accompanied me many days. My in laws also […]

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Jack & Betty, my beloved grandparents

My grandma and grandpa Mortensen were amazing. My grandpa was a WW2 veteran who served in the navy. His ship was shot down and he survived. He lost a lung and had other trauma like being lost out at sea for some time. He was a tough old man. My grandma worked in a garden […]

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Halloween Before & After Sobriety

Halloween has definitely not been the same since we got sober. Halloween for me was always a reason to get dressed up and drunk. I just don’t honestly feel the same now that I am sober about dressing up and celebrating halloweeen and as a mom, my teenager is not into it. So we really […]

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Amazing Brain Injury Resources and More

I just wanted to share and spread some great people and amazing resources. Brainstorm for brain injury based in Utah is awesome. I connected with the founders through Instagram. Check out their blog and their website too. Such an amazing resource in the brain injury world. https://brainstormforbraininjury.com/blog/ Also check out IronWill podcast when they Interview […]

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Sobriety- Podcast & Sober Mom Squad

Recently I have taken an Instagram break. Saturday will be a month of no Instagram and I don’t know if I will go until 2021 without it or what. But I have found a few cool tools to keep me busy and feel connected during my Instagram hiatus. I had a good sober community on […]

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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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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 […]