TBI: To Be Inspired

10 Years – a decade of change

10 Years – a decade of change

Ten years? What a milestone! Each anniversary gives pause to reflect on our journey. I must admit, this year I have been struggling to find the words and direction to summarize my thoughts; especially given the added weight of the recent world issues. I was recently...

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Day 3371 – Strength in each step

Day 3371 – Strength in each step

Merry Christmas Eve. Our MIRACLE is receiving the gift of strength everyday to Never Give Up and Never Give In; no matter how tired, how fed up, or how busy we are, we try to keep moving forward. Don't get me wrong...it's hard, but TOGETHER we can do anything. That is...

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9 Years; the moments when no one is watching…

9 Years; the moments when no one is watching…

The number nine is not a big number until you attach its detail; 9 years equals 3,288 days. Each year as this day approaches, I go back and reread the anniversary posts chronicled within our blog. It’s a valuable exercise for perspective. Our daily focus is on Corey’s...

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8 Years; Day 2,923 – Look Back but Don’t Stare

Hi Everyone,  Eight years; another milestone. In the grand scheme of things, eight years is not a long period of time. In the course of recovery; 2,923 days is a BIG number! Milestones are life’s markers to reflect on past achievements and lessons learned. ...

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7yrs; Day 2609 – Never Give Up and Never Give In

Happy Thanksgiving! What a difference a year makes! This time last year, Corey had a huge set back with her fall from the chairlift. I’m very happy and thankful to report she is walking between 300-600’ everyday and she’s standing for a minimum of 40mins in the...

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7yrs; 1 month – making change; literally

Hi Everyone, It’s been almost a month since we returned from Corey’s birthday trip and we’ve had a few ups and downs. Living with TBI is like riding a roller coaster in a dark tunnel. It keeps us guarded and exhilarated never knowing when it will drop, curve or soar....

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7yrs; Day 2574 – Healing

Hi Everyone, Last week we were given an amazing gift. A couple in our community generously donated a vacation to San Diego for Corey's 25th birthday. This opportunity allowed us to fulfill a bucket list item and create new memories. As you know, Corey's memory loss is...

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7 years; Courage is Contagious

Hi Everyone, I can’t believe it’s Year 7…sevens are lucky…after last year, we’re ready…bring it on! I apologize for our virtual absence. Corey’s fall November 15th of last year leveled us both; physically and cognitively for Corey, emotionally and spiritually for me....

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Hi Everyone!

Hi Everyone!

Hi Everyone, Today I will share a twist on a family favorite; French Onion Chicken. I don’t remember where we found this recipe but it’s a good one. I love French’s Onion Rings on the famous string bean casserole side dish, so I thought hey…why not try it on Chicken?...

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