Wonder Woman

Today I went to the movies with one of the strongest women I know, my mom, to watch Wonder Woman. It was weird that she wanted to see a superhero movie, but not that she wanted to see a woman kick some butt. The movie did not disappoint, it told the story of the amazon … Continue reading Wonder Woman

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

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!

Abuela

I talked about my grandpa, and now I want to talk about my grandma. They both deserve their own separate posts because they are both very important and very interesting. I hope she already knows how much I love her, and how important she is in my life, but if she doesn't, here goes. Just like … Continue reading Abuela

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

Para la naturaleza artsy hike

Remember that hike I talked about yesterday? Well, I have the proof, I got the pictures from my aunt so you can all see. It had been so long since a had been on a hike like that, in nature, not in a mall or theme park or anything like that; walking, in a forrest, … Continue reading Para la naturaleza artsy hike

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

A better understanding of TBI

Now I understand better what happened. I know I hit my head, but I didn't really understand what happened and why it was called a Traumatic Brain Injury. I thought it meant that it was so scary that I would be, or should be traumatized. But apart from being extra careful when crossing the street, … Continue reading A better understanding of TBI

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