My new apartment

This summer is going to be fantastic, we are moving and the greatest thing is happening, I'm getting my own apartment, in what used to be the storage room of the house were moving into, but it's still my own apartment. Since this has just been used as storage for at least a decade, maybe … Continue reading My new apartment

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FIFA World Cup: Russia 2018

It's that time again, soccer time. Every four years, when it's time for the FIFA World Cup, I get lost in the  world of soccer. I don't follow the games during the year, but when it comes to the World Cup, I'm watching. It started this morning, at 11:00 a.m. and I couldn't watch the … Continue reading FIFA World Cup: Russia 2018

Two days of independence

This weekend I was finally trusted to spend two nights at home by myself. It wasn't safe for me to stay alone before in case I had a seizure, but being over three years seizure free, I earned the trust to spend a weekend by myself. I wasn't alone, I had my dogs. I spent … Continue reading Two days of independence

My emotional compass

Traumatic Brain Injury survivors, like myself, have a lot of trouble controlling our emotions and recognizing, not only our own but others' too. Medicine can help with controlling our emotions, but they can't help us recognize them. I take an anti depressant but I still have to constantly ask people if they are kidding ( … Continue reading My emotional compass

Global Autism Project

I want to ask for a favor, for a very good cause. It's not for me, it's for my friend, Frances. She asked me to share this CrowdRise (GoFundMe) campaign to help raise money for her trip to Kenya next year.  This is not just some trip to Kenya, it's a trip where she will … Continue reading Global Autism Project

Driving at night

Ok so I haven't been writing about my driving anymore because I have just been driving a few times on weekends. It's been no big deal, but they do trust me with the new car, with supervision of course. I still can't take a car by myself, but today was another step forward, as I … Continue reading Driving at night

Focus T25: Beta

I made it through the first five weeks of Focus T-25! Those first five weeks were the Alpha version, which I supposed were a little bit easier than the second part of the program, which is Beta. Today I started the five weeks of Beta and I was right, this second part is harder. It's … Continue reading Focus T25: Beta

Solo- No spoilers, I promise

I just realized yesterday that Solo: A Star Wars story was opening last night, I completely forgot, but I immediately contacted a very close source I have who never fails to find a way to get me into movies on opening night. Last three Star Wars movies and I don't remember how many Avengers, all … Continue reading Solo- No spoilers, I promise

The “brain stethoscope”

Check this out: Stanford researchers listen for silent seizures with "brain stethoscope" that turns brain waves into sound This is an article about this pretty awesome thing neurologists at Stanford are developing that allows doctors and nurses to hear a seizure. It's like an EEG but instead, except EEGs can't always read every seizure because not … Continue reading The “brain stethoscope”

22 hours without a respirator

According to a post on Facebook from a friend of mine six years ago today I was able to hang on for six hours without a respirator while I was in the hospital, still in coma. That small piece of news brought so much hope to so many people around me and I think, even … Continue reading 22 hours without a respirator

A year older than last year

Here we are on day two of my celebration. What am I celebrating? Well the greatest day of the year, my birthday! This year I turned a year older than I did last year. I love this because I'm a year older but I'm still younger than a lot of people, like my brother, who … Continue reading A year older than last year

Things to do as I get older

14 Things You Can Do Every Day To Protect Your Mental Health As You Age It seems very appropriate to share this article today, tomorrow being the day that I am officially one ear older. I really like that they word it nicely and don't say "as you get older", but "as you age". You … Continue reading Things to do as I get older

Happy Mother’s Day

Today I want to take the chance to, once again, thank my mom for always being there for us (my brother and me), through the good and the bad and never, ever letting us down. We disagree sometimes, she gets nervous when I drive, but some people don't even want to get in the car … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day

About my first phone interview

I have a lot of experience with job interviews, different types of interviews. Once I went to a group interview, an interview where I was given what looked like a quiz, I had lunch during an interview, have been interviewed by more then one person at once, I thought I had seen everything. but today … Continue reading About my first phone interview

Phone interview tomorrow

Ok, here I am searching for jobs once again. I have sent many applications again, and got the first response today. This was a big surprise because I sent this application on Friday and I have the interview tomorrow. It's a phone interview at 10:30 a.m. so I'm not scared, at least not yet, but … Continue reading Phone interview tomorrow