Today it’s been 6 years since I got on my dirt bike after drinking at the Oregon Dunes and flew down a ravine, knocked myself out and broke my back. I was life flighted from Coos Bay to Portland, I was in the hospital for a week at least and the road to recovery was […]
A life and love of moto!
Travel since TBI has been interesting. I enjoyed traveling pre TBI and have been lucky to be able to do so and am still able to do it. It’s one thing I can still do safely, I just have to plan it a little differently and at times when I run into issues, especially when […]
I also just found this video from when I was practicing my Victim Impact Panel Speech for people that attend after getting a DUI, I once was one of those people who attended and it changed me. I never drank again. It’s interesting to see the difference in a year between my speaking. This is […]
I volunteer for OHSU ThinkFirst and during this time of COVID we are not able to go to schools and do our VIP- Voices of Impact speeches. I was asked to record one and send it to the manger at OHSU ThinkFirst. Here is the speech I normally do for middle school students as part […]
So many things in my life have happened for me. I fully choose to think of it like that, how did some of the biggest losses, Trauma’s, stresses and crappy decisions and times in my life happen for me and not to me? Let me break it down a little and how I think all […]
3 years ago on this day, I was on my way home from taking some girlfriends to my husbands family beach house- he was my boyfriend at the time. I drove our truck down to Rockaway, about an hour from home. My husband was newly sober, about 3 months and I didn’t drink at home […]
A special extra post on this holiday of love. Happy Valentines Day to my husband Chris. 7.5 years have gone by fast and hard. Our relationship has not been perfect ever, it’s been hard and challenging and the best of my life. Sure, we look happy here and maybe we were but this pic was […]