Finding Stillness

I’ve been spending a lot of time sitting outside. Partly because we just got new patio furniture, and partly because it is gorgeous outside in Denver right now. But the biggest reason why I’m spending so much time sitting outside is because it’s the only place I feel truly still.

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Caregiver, Learning to Live Internally, Life Purpose, Living Internally, meditation, self care, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trauma

Why Yoga is Exactly What I Need Right Now

A couple of weeks ago, my gym membership was up for renewal. The gym is right down the street, so it’s convenient, and they offer high intensity interval style workouts - which is my go to. I prefer to give it my all, go all out, and end up a sweaty mess on the floor at the end of the workout, feeling sore and accomplished the next day. The trainers are motivating and funny. It’s the perfect fit for me. So, I renewed my membership so I could go workout the following morning.

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We Are Not Alone

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, and the theme is Not Alone.

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TBI, Support, Trauma, meditation, Caregiver, Connection, Relationships, Traumatic Brain Injury

Why Self-Care Is So Important

“In the event of a loss of pressure, an oxygen mask will automatically appear in front of you. If you are travelling with a child or someone who requires assistance, secure your mask on first, and then assist the other person.”

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Shifting From Caregiver to Non-Caregiver

It was hard for me when Brandon no longer needed me. After weeks and months of tracking down doctors and fighting for Brandon’s needs and corresponding daily with lawyers, I was done. Brandon was capable of corresponding with the lawyers himself. Doctor and rehab appointments were fewer and far between. There was the occasional insurance submittal or something to track down, but my full time job was no longer “caregiver”.

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TBI, self care, meditation, Life Purpose, Relationships, Communication, Traumatic Brain Injury