After a pretty good long weekend, I was able to wake up half an hour earlier this morning and workout again before going to work. I surprised myself by not only waking up, but actually doing more than my previous 15 minutes, which was also my goal for today. This morning I worked out for … Continue reading That short morning workout
As of right now I will attempt to read this book It's not a big deal until you look at it like this: Yes, that is 382 pages of text, no pictures or drawings. It is the longest book I've tried to read since the accident six years ago and it looks a little intimidating … Continue reading That’s a long book
I've been told many times to write things down so I will remember them like for example making a list of what I need from the pharmacy or what I need to tell my doctor. I don't need help with motivation to do things, I need to remember to do them. Sometimes I can't even … Continue reading My to-do lists
After a month of being extremely tired after work, today I decided it was enough. I had stopped working out when I got a job because I don't have time first thing in the morning and I just didn't feel like doing anything when I come home from work, but I decided to stop making … Continue reading Stop making excuses, you’re unstoppable
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
Since I started my new job, tutoring, I have left writing my book aside. I did not do that consciously, I just noticed on my visit to the psychiatrist this week. I sent what I had done since I got another idea about how to write it but, I haven't done much with it and … Continue reading Can’t keep getting distracted
In just a few hours we'll get what feels like a new start. I know there's a lot of us who need a new start but this doesn't necessarily come with a new year, a new calendar does. We have to go into the new year with a new attitude, I know I need to. … Continue reading Happy New Year!!! 2018!
I had my first sewing experience last month when I made my dogs two feeding placemats for their water and food bowls. I talked about this in an two earlier blog posts, My first sewing experience and I made my dogs a present. The second was poster on my other blog, My dogs and me. … Continue reading That time I made a cushion
On December 2, 2016 I wrote about not having a job this Christmas in a post called Christmas without a job. I tried all year to not end the year without a job, but I'm sad to say I had no luck. What's even sadder is that this year I never had a job, unlike … Continue reading Come on Unstoppable María!
Today was a very special day for my grandfather, Abuelo. Abuelo is a retired engineer with a career of over 50 years. Today he had the honor of having the yearly Assembly of the School of Engineers and Surveyors of Puerto Rico, dedicated to him. As we, his family, watched him go up to the … Continue reading An example of hard work
I would like to share two positive thoughts I ran into today, just because I think we all need some of these, whether you had or didn't have a bad day or are facing a difficult moment or not. I need to hear stuff like this every once in a while, just to remind me … Continue reading Never give up
It is amazing how inspirational other Brain Injury Survivors are, we all have a story to tell, our own story. We can find it all around us, others just like me who are just working hard everyday to get their lives back. Today I found another inspirational story in an article on The Huffington Post. … Continue reading Hope Survives
Another entire day in my house, well apartment, I only left the apartment twice with the excuse to take out the trash but I just wanted to get out and walk a little. I was in here all day doing homework again. I had no distractions, except my lack of attention span, but apart from … Continue reading Abuelito
I spent the whole day sitting in front of my computer doing everything I could to complete a project which is our first exam for the class I'm taking. I was in front of my computer working on that all day; I think for about 12 hours in total. Those 12 hours were only today, … Continue reading First exam: Done!
At the end of August my Fitbit Charge began to break, I had only had it for about seven months and the wrist band started peeling out, then the button on the right and the piece that held it fell out too. I hadn't done anything except wear it everyday. I didn't know if I … Continue reading My new Fitbit is here!