Brain Injury Awareness Month 2019

It's March again and you know what that means? Brain Injury Awareness Month. Every year different organizations have different campaigns to celebrate this month, like #ChangeYourMind from the Brain Injury Association of America or the best one I've seen so far #notinvisible. This campaign is being used by Faces of TBI, a movement started by … Continue reading Brain Injury Awareness Month 2019

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You can get back up again

I did it, six years ago I learned how to walk again. If you ask me today how I did it I can only say I did it with a lot of hard work and a even more patience. It takes a lot of persistence, desire to move forward and even more faith in yourself. … Continue reading You can get back up again

Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma is coming for Puerto Rico with full force and I'm terrified, we all are, but most of alll we have to stay calm and be prepared. When I was young I remember some hurricanes and storms; these caused us to not have power for one or two days and classes were suspended. Those … Continue reading Hurricane Irma

This isn’t me

I have a few saved drafts on my blog that I never published but for some reason never deleted. I don't remember then I wrote any of them but I think reading them again helps me see how much I've changed and grown through this whole process. Here is the fist one: People don't often … Continue reading This isn’t me

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

#BeBoldForChange

Today, March 8th is important for two reasons; first today I celebrate another accomplishment which my neurologist told me I shouldn't mention because I will curse it so now I'm scared to celebrate the big 23. But today is also International Women's Day, today is a day to celebrate all of our achievements. Today we … Continue reading #BeBoldForChange

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

Sociedad Puertorriqueña de Epilepsia and National Walk for Epilepsy

Today I was given information about Sociedad Puertorriqueña de Epilepsia, or Puerto Rican Epilepsy Society. I had heard there was one, but when I tried searching for it online, I didn't find anything; so I got really excited when my boss told me she works with them on some projects. She also told me that she would … Continue reading Sociedad Puertorriqueña de Epilepsia and National Walk for Epilepsy

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

Thank you to all my readers

Yesterday I was doubting myself. I didn't think I would write about my grades on my blog. I have never been one to share my grades with people, but then writing about it was the only way I could put my feelings of disappointment into coherent words, and get it all out. Every time I … Continue reading Thank you to all my readers