Be proud of yourself and take it easy

You have been seizure free for eleven months. You feel like you will never have another seizure. But then you get dizzy. You get up, and you feel something in your head, like a little headache. But you just had lunch so you’re not hungry. You just had diet coke so you should be awake. … Continue reading Be proud of yourself and take it easy

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#100milewalk, it’s a challenge, really

Since February 15th, I have been keeping count of how many miles I walk every day. I have been posting this every night before going to bed, but I had no idea how many miles I had walked so far, to complete the #100milewalkteamsusie challenge. I thought, I must be close, I feel like I've … Continue reading #100milewalk, it’s a challenge, really

Stop, just think about it before running away

I have issues, issues with too many people around me. I was at the gym tonight and it was very, very, really full of people. I almost left, but as I was going to get my water bottle I noticed one person leaving, so I stood there for a second and thought, I need to … Continue reading Stop, just think about it before running away

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

Fourth time, Córrelo, caminalo o ruedalo

The day came, the day for the happiest 5k I’ve seen, Còrrelo, caminalo o ruedalo (Run it, walk it or roll it). The race began at four p.m. from the Sports and Recreation Center (Departamento de Recreación y Deportes) at Santurce, San Juan. From there we went through the streets in Santurce, some were closed … Continue reading Fourth time, Córrelo, caminalo o ruedalo

I can do this

Last night I was having trouble concentrating because I was so happy I couldn't think about how to express my happiness. Today, even though I'm still very happy, I can concentrate more and I hope I can put this happiness into words. But I don’t just want to put it into words, I want to … Continue reading I can do this

“Everything was impossible until somebody did it”

I heard that a few minutes ago in a very inspiring TED talk. I had trouble concentrating on what he said after that, I just kept thinking about it, and he's right. Everyone thought everything was impossible until somebody did it, it's as simple as that. We can all apply it to our own life … Continue reading “Everything was impossible until somebody did it”

Get up and try again

I am Unstoppable Maria, I don't quit when I fail, when I fall or when something gets difficult.  I just keep trying. Never give up, just go for what you want.  Get up when you fall.  Don't cry about what you could have done, think about what you can do. (I'm cheering for myself, I … Continue reading Get up and try again

6 MONTHS SEIZURES FREE!!!!!

That's right, I made it 6 months without having a seizure.  I have been scared I may have one, tonight I got a little dizzy after dinner and I got scared, but it wasn't a seizure; I just got dizzy. I can't believe I finally made it 6 months.  I had only been able to … Continue reading 6 MONTHS SEIZURES FREE!!!!!

Don’t make excuses, just do it

Today I decided to read other blogs.  I started reading blog posts by other writers, or aspiring writers, like me.  I thought it would help me, but it wasn't as fun as a thought it would be.  What I read was how there are no jobs, how they have quit jobs to pursue writing but … Continue reading Don’t make excuses, just do it

I can do this! And this is my 100th post!!!!!

I have been waiting for my chance to go to grad school, but I never really thought about what to expect.  I thought, well it’s college, I did well in college.  But I decided to read a little bit about it to know what to expect  I found this article 7 things I wish I … Continue reading I can do this! And this is my 100th post!!!!!

But no one can go through this process for me

Letting myself know that I had to keep working my butt off to get better. 9/14/13 I’ve started to think more and that sometimes makes me angry because I realize all of the things going on that I don’t like. Even though I do need to work on that, they tell me it is good … Continue reading But no one can go through this process for me

I won’t stop, can’t stop doing everything I can to be myself again

When that photo was taken, 3 years ago, my family says I weighed like 90 pounds. I am skinny, but I never thought I would get that skinny. I had never looked like that. That was and is not me. My mom still gets sad when she just thinks about this. I got that way … Continue reading I won’t stop, can’t stop doing everything I can to be myself again

All this made me who I am today and just like I didn’t quit then, I wont quit now

Here are my last memories from 2012.  I still am very proud of all of this as I read it again and I still remember how tired I was after taking just a few steps, but it was all worth it. 12/11/12 So from what people tell me I’m getting better very soon. They say … Continue reading All this made me who I am today and just like I didn’t quit then, I wont quit now