We live in Mexico. My husband retired here at age 34. Mexico has been one of the best decisions we have ever made.

The journey hasn’t been easy. It started with my husband’s traumatic brain injury, followed by years of seizures, blackouts, memory loss, hospitals, doctors, therapists, medication, and 911 calls. We had to accept health limitations, give up our company shares in a family business, declare bankruptcy, apply for Social Security Disability Insurance, and eventually foreclose on our home.

I say our journey started with Brad’s brain injury because if it wasn’t for that one event we wouldn’t be here. Honesty, I would much rather have a healthy husband than life in Mexico any day. However, I believe when life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade.

That is what we did. We sold our belongings, said goodbye to the people we love, (some of whom live here with us now), and moved 36 hours away to South Mexico.

We live a simpler life here. Things are slower and more tranquilo. Brad’s health is better. Our kids are homeschooling and learning Spanish. We spend quality time together as a family, in our Bible ministry, traveling Latin America, or maybe just playing the Wii.

This is our story. If you are reading this, maybe you are looking for an adventure, need inspiration for your dreams, or you might just like travel and photography. Whatever it is you are searching for I hope we can help you find it.

Signing off, Tina

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