My shoulder- Day 3

First, the thing I sprained or caused whatever it is that's bothering me, is my shoulder. I woke up this morning because it was bothering me, well not bothering, it hurt! It was  swollen today too. So I went to the doctor, a family doctor, and after looking at it and asking me all the … Continue reading My shoulder- Day 3

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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

Postgraduate first day

Today, August 23 2016, our Olympic athletes were being welcomed home with a big caravan, people were everywhere on the streets following them, waiting for them to pass in the street and for them to get to the coliseum. It was a lot of fun to watch them pass from my apartment, it wasn't so … Continue reading Postgraduate first day

No pain, no gain, 1 year and 4 months!

I have been trying to keep my promise of staying active and going to the gym and I have even been making my own workout routines; today I made three new ones, it's time to change. But yesterday I finally decided to be brave and go to a class I had been wanting to go … Continue reading No pain, no gain, 1 year and 4 months!

In my opinion, she deserves your votes

I don't want to talk about politics, but I have to say something: Last night I stayed up a little later than I usually do because I was watching Hilary Clinton give her acceptance to her presidency nomination, making her the first woman in the history of the United States to be nominated by a … Continue reading In my opinion, she deserves your votes

Day 1- I’m not quitting

Day one of my new healthy lifestyle went very well. I don't know if I'm doing this right because I'm not on a diet so I ate my cheeseburger and Ruffles chips with sour cream and onion dip for lunch, but the cheeseburger wasn't big. I also went to the gym after that, so that's … Continue reading Day 1- I’m not quitting

Change the way health insurance treats us

Next chapter of how to deal with evil health insurance companies: First we went to pick up the letter my psychologist wrote to explain why I should have a health plan that covers more than just ten percent of my medicine, so they will think about letting me join my mom's health care plan again. … Continue reading Change the way health insurance treats us

Masterpiece and work in progress

Well I'm glad we are allowed, because at least one person in the world should think I'm strong, and I think I am. I know people have seen everything I have done in the past few years, I'm still working on it, I'm not done. I think I'm masterpiece, but I don't know if they … Continue reading Masterpiece and work in progress

4 years later…

It is May second, year 2016. Some people call it my second birthday, I sometimes do too, but today I call it the day. It is, or was, the day that changed me, and has defined the last... 4? Yes, that's right, four years of my life.  Four years that seem like much more. Like … Continue reading 4 years later…

Making my own routine, not easy

I spent all morning looking for some help online to make my own workout routine; this left me at the same place I started, with no idea what I was doing, or how to do it. I thought it would be easy when I set out to do it, I have been given enough routines … Continue reading Making my own routine, not easy

I call this a victory

Today we had to go all the way to the health care store to argue my case, and I was pumped to argue my case and fight.  We got there, and the place was empty, it was Thursday afternoon, but we still had to wait because they only had one or two people helping customers. … Continue reading I call this a victory

The battle continues- Day 3

Well, the health insurance still hasn't approved my request for the anti-seizure medicine. My epilepsy won't wait for them to decide to approve to help pay for my medicine. If I didn't have an angel watching over me at the pharmacy, I would be in crisis mode, which could cause a seizure. This is totally … Continue reading The battle continues- Day 3

My battle with health insurance- Day 2

My neurologist sent the pharmacy the justification for my need of the anti-seizure medicine yesterday afternoon. The pharmacy didn't get around to getting it to the health insurance until today. They could be excused if they didn't know my need for the medicine was like, yesterday, if we hadn't been asking for it for days. … Continue reading My battle with health insurance- Day 2

What not to say to a brain injury survivor

I never know how to react to certain situations, or how to respond to things people tell me. But as I read in this article, 6 things you should never say to a brain injury survivor, people say the wrong things to a lot of brain injury survivors. This list includes most of those situations … Continue reading What not to say to a brain injury survivor

Guess who else had epilepsy 

You have probably heard a few of those names mentioned in the picture above, right? Well, guess what? All these people probably had epilepsy, and people still talk about them, there are books, and even movies about them.Of all the things people remember, epilepsy is not one of them. Epilepsy shouldn't keep us from living … Continue reading Guess who else had epilepsy