Journeys: Season 3, Episode 16 – Jennifer Soames

We spoke to Jennifer Soames about her journey, life after a TBI and more!

Chapters

00:00 – 01:42 Intro
01:43 – 12:06 Jennifer’s Journey
12:07 – 15:31 Guilty until proven innocent
15:32 – 17:50 Striving through misconceptions
17:51 – 21:01 Social security #’s???
20:02 – 24:21 Explaining TBI & ABI Differences
25:00 – 28:19 Head of Hope book
28:20 – 36:08 Finding what works for you
36:09 – 38:15 Looking forward positively
38:16 – 39:22 Quit imposing your ableist opinions
39:23 – 41:00 – Honoring all humanity
41:01 – 46:15 Why the competition?
46:16 – 51:01 Inspirational used in a hurtful way
51:02 – 58:50 Advocacy, Understanding & Community
58:01 – 1:00:00 Seeing your worth through invalidation
1:01:00 – 1:06 Being heard, being believed
1:07:11 – 1:12 Grief in disability through toxicity
1:11:49 – 1:16 Our purpose & spirituality lessons
1:16:21 – 1:18 Recap and Jennifer’s contact info

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