SMILE #UWOKEUP Details & News Updates

September Newsletter

Thank you for wanting details of SMILE #UWokeUp TBI thriver newsletter. Your support is incredible and we could not continue our journey without the love and support from you and our communities. SMILE #UWokeUp had their first guest speaker this month, Mark Rise Founder of Muscle Restoration Therapy. He educated SMILE #UWokeUp on different modalities that we can use to help us with our healing process. Click here to learn more about Mark and what he does…

TBI CORNER

TBI CORNER

What advice would you give to help other traumatic brain injury survivors who are just starting out with their recovery process? Please share your thoughts and experiences with the SMILE #UWokeUp team to help other TBI survivors. SMILE #UWokeUp Molly, the Founder, goes back to “eat for your brain,” if you will.  She feels that what helped her the most was working out, physically but also cognitively, and watching what she was putting into her…

SMILE #UWOKEUP Details & News Updates

Loveland Aleworks – Pints For The People … see you there!!

Are you wanting to be a part of a larger cause? Do you know someone who has sustained a concussion or traumatic brain injury? Join SMILE #UWokeUp at Loveland Aleworks on August 16 from 6pm – 11pm for Pints For The People. Loveland Aleworks, in Loveland Colorado, are donating $1 for every pint of beer sold for a fundraiser supporting SMILE #UWokeUp to have a larger impact on helping our community members with battling a…

SMILE #UWOKEUP Details & News Updates

AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR

Are you familiar with the show American Ninja Warrior? If you are not, I highly recommend that you start watching. Cannon Meyer, the first TBI survivor to attend one of SMILE #UWokeUp meetings, is going to be on the next season of American Ninja Warrior. We are totally ecstatic! Cannon has been with us since day 1 and we cannot wait to see where he takes this. SMILE #UWokeUp I encourage you to check out…

Racing Underground

BIG WEEKEND FOR SMILEUWOKEUP …

Today, Saturday, February 4th, SMILE #UWokeUp held its first Board of Director meeting. We could have not asked for a better first meeting. There was so much support from complete strangers, with me as the exception, that amplified the love that was sitting around the table. I was in awe the whole time – as a new CEO, I’m still trying to catch my breath.   I want to say thank you to the Board…

Racing Underground

Yeti Chase

  Today, SMILE #UWokeUp competed in the Yeti Chase 5K, put on by Racing Underground, to raise awareness of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) to our communities. We were so blessed to have this opportunity  to share SMILE #UWokeUp mission with others, while running and showing the world that we are capable of overcoming our challenges. Almost five years ago, March 30, 2012, I had an accident in my home and sustained a traumatic brain injury…

SMILE #UWOKEUP Details & News Updates

Tuesday, January 10 @ MCR 6:30pm – 8pm

Goodness, I’m getting excited to see everyone next week at SMILE #UWokeUp Tuesday traumatic brain injury (TBI) support group meeting. Our agenda for this meeting gives me goose bumps. If you made a resolution for this year, please bring them with you. See you on Tuesday!! (Check our website NoCo meeting calendar for more details.) Our meetings are open to all ages and anyone dealing or associated with head trauma: TBI survivors, family members, friends,…

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We are an official 501 (C)(3) – SMILEYouWokeUp

It as happened, we are finally official. This is the BEST Christmas gift one could have been given. This evening I went to the post office to check our SMILE #UWokeUp PO box. We received four pieces of mail  from the IRS. The last piece of mail that I opened was our official 501(C)(3) documentation, stating that SMILE #UWokeUp had been approved. Our approval would not have been possible without the support from SMILE #UWokeUp…

SMILE #UWOKEUP Details & News Updates

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from SMILE #UWokeUp. We understand that the holidays can be tough on TBI survivors and families. Things become easier said than done, resulting in hurt feelings or worse, depression. “I want to yell, NO.” Do not let your mind or ego take you there. You are beautiful and amazing and strong. You are here for a reason with a much bigger purpose to fulfill than imaginable. This is another chance and opportunity to…