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No Timeline for Life Here

Timelines have always made me crazy. Maybe it’s because I have never lived on a timeline, or that I don’t do things because I am or was supposed to like society says graduate high school, go to college and so on. My first marriage was in 2003 at 23. Which wasn’t totally normal, it definitely […]

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My Experience Working As A Traumatic Brain Injury and Diffuse Axonal Survivor

This is my experience. My own personal preference, determination and not allowing this brain and any doctors say I can’t work. How do I know until I try? It has been the hardest thing I have ever done, especially since I don’t remember my resume and applying in itself has been a challenge. Being educated […]

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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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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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Brainstorm for Brain Injury

Check out this amazing non profit organization and what they are doing to help in the brain injury world. They featured a blog post about me today too. So check out their blog and then their services if you need any help. The team consists of a physiatrist and two ladies who’s purpose it is […]

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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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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. It’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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What I Learned This Week

The CoronaVirus freak out has been real. The virus is also real. So you should be concerned and take it seriously. I wasn’t worried. I didn’t take it serious at first. But just in a week holy crap, it’s spread so much and is impacting so many. I just have a traumatic brain injury. I […]