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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 whoโ€™s purpose it is […]

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What Independence Means To Me ๐Ÿง ๐Ÿ–ค

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 donโ€™t talk to […]

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Acknowledging What I Need ๐Ÿšฟ ๐Ÿช‘

When I first came home from the hospital I had a shower chair. I had it for months and at first I was not allowed to shower when home alone. As time went on I was able to shower totally alone, no supervision needed anymore, but the chair helped me do it safely. We sold […]

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Iโ€™m a Shitty Driver ๐Ÿ‘Ž๐Ÿšง๐Ÿš—

True story. Ever since I got my license, I have been a shitty driver. For the first time ever I have had a clean, spotless driving record for the last 2 years. Oh wait, did I forget to mention I havenโ€™t drove since 5/16/18 the date I got my traumatic brain Injury? I got my […]

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Speak Up, Advocate, Donโ€™t Give Up!! Travel Win๐ŸŽ‰

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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Happy Fathers Day

I was writing an instagram post about my dad and figured I should write a little blog too because the post had so much detail and there could be SO much more, because thatโ€™s how amazing my dad has been. Growing up nightly my dad would scratch my back nightly. Itโ€™s one of my favorite […]

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When Your Best Friend Specializes In TBI ๐Ÿง ๐Ÿ€

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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Essentialist ๐Ÿ†š NonEssentialist aka Pre TBI ๐Ÿ†š Post TBI

I watched a video and read this recently in the Hollis Co Next 90 Days that they are doing and it really hit home and made me think. As I read what each one was and said about the person, it really made me think and realize how much brain injury has truly changed me. […]

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Wants ๐Ÿ†š Needs

Wants vs Needs. Do I really need it or do I just want it? I grew up never having a lot of wants. I didnโ€™t have the fanciest clothes, the fanciest dinners, but I always had a fridge full of food, dinner on the table and a house well stocked with basic necessities. I acknowledge […]

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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. Itโ€™s amazing how after such memory loss, that […]