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Trailercast Podcast- Survivor Guilt

Check out my podcast episode with an amazing therapist Elyse Snipes. I learned I have survivors guilt and so much more. Great conversation. I had met Elyse when I attended her Weekends retreat in Dana Point California to celebrate my 1 year TBI date, I did a weekend of counseling and learned SO much that […]

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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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“I Can’t”….

I can’t is a two letter word not in my vocabulary. I don’t believe in this word. I also find it extremely offensive to say as some people might truly not be able to do something that I can and saying I can’t is offensive. Like for example with my Taumatic Brain Injury, sure there […]

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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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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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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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🧠🏍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 didn’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 “quit” that job, but I can’t work a full time job […]

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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 […]

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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