Don’t give up, believe in yourself

Looking back to my blog post on June 14, 2015, I found that it was very short, pushing people to just keep moving. At the moment I was talking about walking, running, swimming, and I still encourage people to do this, but now I'm thinking I should get moving to do something with my life. … Continue reading Don’t give up, believe in yourself

With the right attitude, you can do anything

Yesterday I met a new friend, Gabo. Gabo is an amazing human being and in just three hours he taught me so much, because he is not afraid of what will they say? He knows what he wants and he just goes out and does it, like his job. How did he get it? He met … Continue reading With the right attitude, you can do anything

Lost

As I left class tonight I was very proud of myself for having payed attention during the whole class and very rarely letting my mind drift off. This has been something I am very proud of, as I think I mentioned during the last two weeks.  However, while I was thinking about this as I … Continue reading Lost

One small step for me, one giant step for TBI rehab

I have been driven to and from work twice a week every week for almost six months, since I got my job, because of my fear of crossing the avenue between my office and my house by myself. I had been lucky to always have somebody to drive me or cross the avenue with me, … Continue reading One small step for me, one giant step for TBI rehab

Burkina Faso: Get Ready

Tomorrow my cousin is going to Africa , where he will spend the next two years working with the Peace Corps. I want to wish Brian the absolute best and I don't know if I already told him but I want him to know how proud I am. This is a very good and brave … Continue reading Burkina Faso: Get Ready

Journalist at war in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, the story of a reporter who is sent to Afghanistan, based on The Taliban Shuffle: Strange days in Afghanistan and Pakistan, a memoir by Kim Barker. Staring Tina Fey, as Kim Baker, this is not your typical war story; we get to see it all from her perspective, as Kim Barker told … Continue reading Journalist at war in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

For me, nothing is impossible

Only a few months after I got to Puerto Rico after my TBI, a journalist came to see my therapies one day. She witnessed what my day in therapy was like, talking to me, my mom, and my therapists. This was my first chance to share my story with the world, or at least the … Continue reading For me, nothing is impossible

Fourth time, Córrelo, caminalo o ruedalo

The day came, the day for the happiest 5k I’ve seen, Còrrelo, caminalo o ruedalo (Run it, walk it or roll it). The race began at four p.m. from the Sports and Recreation Center (Departamento de Recreación y Deportes) at Santurce, San Juan. From there we went through the streets in Santurce, some were closed … Continue reading Fourth time, Córrelo, caminalo o ruedalo

I guess I did celebrate Halloween without even trying

Happy October 31st! It's the end of the month, 25 days till Thanksgiving, 54 until Christmas and 61 days until New Years Eve. Oooh and Happy Halloween. But today is not just about the things that scare us, it's about being able to move on from these scary things; it gets better. Tonight I saw some … Continue reading I guess I did celebrate Halloween without even trying

Never say “I can’t “

I love being able to see my whole journey in these past years, through this app.  My favorite are the memories from these past three years.  They show me this journey, remind me of the struggles I have been through and I can see how I beat every one of them. These show how soon … Continue reading Never say “I can’t “