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Essentialist ๐Ÿ†š NonEssentialist aka Pre TBI ๐Ÿ†š Post TBI

I watched a video and read this recently in the Hollis Co Next 90 Days that they are doing and it really hit home and made me think. As I read what each one was and said about the person, it really made me think and realize how much brain injury has truly changed me. […]

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My LOVE for Motorcycles ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ

A life and love of moto!

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Two Years, 2 Middle Fingers To The Odds Against Me!

I had to give a 2 middle fingers on this day! For 2 years! 2 years ago today at about 445pm. I guess one of my favorite things to do in the hospital was flip people off, especially my friends. I have no memory of this haha. I guess I was pleasant and pretty funny […]

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๐Ÿง ๐ŸThe Day I Wanted To Quit My Job…It Happened, But Not How I Ever Hoped It Would Happen…

I never imagined the day I would leave work annoyed wishing I didnโ€™t have to work and asking my husband what I could do to quit my job would turn into the day I never went back to that job. Not only did I โ€œquitโ€ that job, but I canโ€™t work a full time job […]

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Traumatic Brain Injury and My Travel Thoughts๐Ÿ’ญ

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. Itโ€™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 […]

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Victim Impact Panel Speech

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. Itโ€™s interesting to see the difference in a year between my speaking. This is […]

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ThinkFirst Presentation

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 […]

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Mindset May ๐Ÿง 

Mindset May! I can say with full transparency that I didnโ€™t always have the mindset I have now. I used to definitely have a lot of negativity in me, life wasnโ€™t fair, why did bad things happen to good people? But then I realized itโ€™s life, bad things do happen to good people. No rhyme […]

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Thailand Street & Dirt Bikes, The Mae Hong Son Loop & So Much More ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ›บโœˆ๏ธ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ•ท๐ŸฆŽ๐Ÿ’

Female travelers in Thailand, riding the Mae Hong Son Loop on CB 300Fs, dirt bikes up Doi Suthep and taking in all the culture and food.

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How life has happened for me, and not to me

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, Traumaโ€™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 […]