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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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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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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 🧠

Mindset May! I can say with full transparency that I didn’t always have the mindset I have now. I used to definitely have a lot of negativity in me, life wasn’t fair, why did bad things happen to good people? But then I realized it’s life, bad things do happen to good people. No rhyme […]

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You’re never to busy for what’s important to you- “I’m too busy” is a choice

Before my brain injury, I was busy!! I never stopped, I am a 7 on the enneagram and I am a 7 for sure! I looked back at my calendar in my phone, I have always been a user of my calendar and super organized. I was looking for something old and saw my old […]

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Brain Injury Podcasts- Share Your Story

Podcasts and brain injury specific ones are great as a survivor and even for non survivors to listen to and learn from. Check out the 3 below I have been able to share my story on. There are plenty of other great ones too that I will post. I was on a new podcast this […]

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Brain Safety Starts with YOU – Brain Injury Awareness Month – March 2020

Donate to an amazing organization helping TBI survivors gain community and being understood

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I can do hard things..

I love Austin, Texas and I love Rachel Hollis, so when she said they were putting on a run I was all about it! However she is big on pushing yourself, challenging yourself and if a 5k is easy challenge yourself and do the half! So then I was like, I am so doing the […]

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Love Your Brain Retreat

I’m super stoked and excited that I got accepted to the LYB retreat in Portland, Maine. It happens to be during the week that 2 years ago I was in a coma. I leave on 5/16/20 the day 2 years prior my life almost ended and I suffered a severe Traumatic Brain Injury and Diffuse […]