Stop making excuses, you’re unstoppable

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

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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

Can’t keep getting distracted

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

Happy New Year!!! 2018!

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!

That time I made a cushion

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

Come on Unstoppable María!

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!

An example of hard work

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

Never give up

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

Hope Survives

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

Abuelito

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

First exam: Done!

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!

My new Fitbit is here!

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!

Proud Mr. Leavitt

My high school vice principal has been all over Facebook today, from various posts on the school's page, posts from teachers and students filled with pride. Last night José Manuel Leavitt had the honor of presenting his former student, doctor Ana Maria Polo, with the price Estrella tu Mundo (Your World Star) at the awards … Continue reading Proud Mr. Leavitt

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

This is not a diet

This summer has been a rude awakening for me, showing me that I need to worry about my weight. I never cared about this, I love to eat and that's true love, I will never abandon it, but I forgot I can't eat everything on my plate and then have two, maybe three scoops of … Continue reading This is not a diet