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What Independence Means To Me 🧠🖤

Happy Independence Day! I have always done fun trips back to when we would do the 4th at Lake Tapps every year to our family friends amazing lakeside home, it was such a blast! For the past years we have usually went to the woods or a friends neighborhood to celebrate. We don’t talk to […]

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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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My College Best Friend

I remember sitting in human sexuality class at Portland State, this guy was sitting next to me, he had black hair with bangs swept over his forehead, he was cute, he had the hood up of his grey hooded sweatshirt and was wearing vans and skinny jeans. It’s amazing how after such memory loss, that […]

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Till Death Do Us Part 🔹8️⃣2️⃣6️⃣1️⃣7️⃣🔹

On August 26, 2017 I married my best friend, my lover, the love of my life. Hence my jessymunch826.com, my motocross race number also was 826. This date holds significant importance to me. And to be honest I didn’t think it would ever happen. Before our marriage we had our fair share of struggles and […]

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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, Trauma’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 […]

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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 […]

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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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“When I was drunk” Why no good story in my life started with that line..

3 years ago on this day, I was on my way home from taking some girlfriends to my husbands family beach house- he was my boyfriend at the time. I drove our truck down to Rockaway, about an hour from home. My husband was newly sober, about 3 months and I didn’t drink at home […]

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My Greatest Love- all the up’s and downs

A special extra post on this holiday of love. Happy Valentines Day to my husband Chris. 7.5 years have gone by fast and hard. Our relationship has not been perfect ever, it’s been hard and challenging and the best of my life. Sure, we look happy here and maybe we were but this pic was […]