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  • How My iPhone Changed My Life

    There is one man whose life has forever changed my own. Steve Jobs was a creative entrepreneur who died on October 5, 2011. I sustained a traumatic brain injury 3 years earlier, and I felt a deep sense of loss for this man who I’ve never met. There isn’t a day that goes by that […]

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  • Prosperity Report

    Each week, without fail, I am moved by the prosperity reports that are offered during the 4T Prosperity class, which I’m taking for the sixth time. Some are extraordinary manifestations, while others are rather small, sweet, yet significant moments of realization. While working on our very first assignment of affirming our prosperity 200 times daily, […]

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  • I Feel You In My Memory Now

    You were my best friend, and there’s someone missing now. But I can’t recall who. I feel your fingers interlaced in mine. This must be how we held hands. I sleep with a body pillow on my right side. This must be where you laid. I pull this pillow on top of my chest and […]

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  • This Present Moment

    One of the greatest gifts I’ve gained from the car crash is this present moment. Before 2008, I lived almost entirely in the future. I was always planning for life’s next move. It seems like only yesterday when I packed for Orlando to attend the University of Central Florida. Then once more to New York […]

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  • The End, Five Years Later

    My dear friend and author of the book Me Now – Who Next? The Inspiring Story of A Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery suggested I comment on the progress of three affirmations I wrote at the end of the book nearly five years ago. It states: “I believe in the power of affirmations. Many of you […]

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  • Romance versus Caregiving

    I am very in love with Adam Augustuz Renzi. He has stepped boldly, easily and courageously into being a responsible parter of someone who has sustained a TBI. I am careful to keep him from slipping into a “caregiver” role. He certainly makes my life easier and safer. It requires effort to not allow myself […]

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  • September is a blessed month!

    My goodness! Time flies when you are having fun! Two months flown by since my last blog posting. A lot has happened since I’ve last been in touch. Firstly, I acknowledged my sixth ReBirthday on July 31st. This marks the date of the car crash that killed my husband and caused my traumatic brain injury. […]

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  • Tonight’s Date with Rich

    One of my husband Rich’s favorite bands of all time was Queen. I snatched up two tickets when I heard they’d be performing at Madison Square Garden with Adam Lambert tonight. My friend Thomas joined me for what was an emotional concert. It appeared that I sat beside an empty chair, yet Rich’s spirit filled […]

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  • Four Months Have Flown By!

    My calendar has been very full, and four months have flown by since my last blog post. Here are a few highlights and exciting updates: BIANYS Activities I was recently nominated as the chairperson for the New York City chapter of the Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS). I will assume the role […]

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  • New View and New Beginnings

    It was one of the most rewarding and difficult times of my life. While moving apartments earlier this week, I faced the storage unit of a former self, a new bride and homeowner, filled with wedding gifts and memories of Rich. But it was a task I faced in order to create a new beginning. […]

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