Discovering My Life's Purpose – From Tragedy to Triumph!
In 2008, Bridgid suffered severe traumatic brain injury following a bicycle accident. Her life resumed as if she were a three-year-old having to relearn many of the life skills that she lost as a result of her injury. This story chronicles her journey - waxing and waning - towards healing.
About Bridgid Ruden (Iowa City, Iowa Author)
Inspirational & Motivational Speaker & Author Bridgid M. Ruden, ARNP
In May of 2008, Bridgid sustained life altering experiences which emerged in lieu of her previous life's vision. Bridgid unfortunately endured severe traumatic brain injury, following a bicycle accident. As she awoke from a coma, she reversed in time, as if she was three years old again, re-learning basic life skills. Frustratingly, due to her disabilities, she had to let go of her meaningful career as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner. Despite the odds, Bridgid ventured forward through exploring and redefining herself in ways that provided her healing from suffering. In defiance of health care professionals and families shock, she began publicly sharing her miraculous story.
Bridgid has successfully presented nationally and internationally and appeared on TV, radio and published in both articles and books. Her new book, Discovering My Life's Purpose: From Tragedy to Triumph has received outstanding feedback. As Bridgid shares her life’s experience, attendees are amazed, uplifted, inspired, educated and surrounded with hope, reassurance and healing. Bridgid’s life’s purpose didn’t leave her; it merely merged to a higher realm.