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TBI Memory Tool for Distance Learning Kids Schedule

Here’s a memory tool I just thought of. I have no idea my sons school schedule, trying to memorize it won’t happen. I have it all in my phone calendar as well as alarms and alerts set. Then I was like duh I should set it as my phone lock screen and bam! Problem solved, […]

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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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TBI Awareness- Feature on Collidescopes

Check out my presentation on the Collidescopes Brain Injury Team group zoom. I start speaking around 23 minutes. I am so proud and love seeing myself speak, I can see such huge improvements since last year in my speaking and being able to process. If you have a brain Injury, I highly recommend doing videos […]

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Memory Strategies for Doctor Visits and Life After 🧠 Injury and Any Illness or Injury

I wanted to share this since I just finished it. I have a psych appointment tomorrow and it’s been since July 1. However, at every appointment she asks me what I have been up to and while I’m zoom or in person and I have to take time to look through my calendar to tell […]

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Health Insurance and Resources

Go check out a blog post I did for Brainstorm For Brain Injury, an amazing UTAH non profit for TBI survivors. I contributed my knowledge with navigating insurance both as a career and as a patient, I am no expert but I have real world experience both throughout my career and personally. https://brainstormforbraininjury.com/blog-post/insurance-brain-injury-and-getting-the-care-you-need/

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Speak Up, Advocate, Don’t Give Up!! Travel Win🎉

This has been huge for me and today was proof once again not to give up and just take no for an answer!! You have to advocate for yourself and once again we have found how critical it is to buy travel insurance since my brain injury. We had first class plane tickets to St […]

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6 years! So grateful!

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 […]

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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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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 have been on a few podcasts […]