We're almost halfway into the month of December and I'm really feeling the Christmas spirit. I think this year I feel it more because I'm getting out of my house and going to work every day and I see decorations and hear people talking about it. I even see it in their mood, they're happy, … Continue reading What do you mean I have to wrap the presents?
Happy belated Thanksgiving everybody! I hope you all had a nice day with your family, friends and/or loved ones. As I had mentioned in a previous post, my parents were hosting Thanksgiving, which meant I would have to host too and officially welcome people into my new apartment. I did everything I could to keep … Continue reading Our first Thanksgiving
Here we are on day two of my celebration. What am I celebrating? Well the greatest day of the year, my birthday! This year I turned a year older than I did last year. I love this because I'm a year older but I'm still younger than a lot of people, like my brother, who … Continue reading A year older than last year
Today I want to take the chance to, once again, thank my mom for always being there for us (my brother and me), through the good and the bad and never, ever letting us down. We disagree sometimes, she gets nervous when I drive, but some people don't even want to get in the car … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day
Three years seizure free!!! This third year is just a little bit sweeter than last year was just because there were a few moment which I thought would ruin it. Throughout both hurricanes and afterwards I was so terrified and nervous of having another seizure because I was worried about so many things. I was … Continue reading Three years!!!!!!!!!!
I'll begin this post by sharing something I wrote last week but forgot to post. Yesterday I got on a plane again, this time coming to Boston to spend Christmas with Jose's sisters. This is a new experience because I don't think I have ever spent Christmas away from home but it will still be … Continue reading Christmas in Boston
The best part of the holiday season is, for many of us, spending time with our family and friends. This time full of parties and other gatherings with friends and family may be difficult for TBI survivors, I mean so many people and so much noise can get a little difficult, at least for me. … Continue reading Tips for the holidays
I got home today after spending a few hours getting lunch and trying to charge my phone thinking my apartment would still be the sauna it was this morning, maybe even more hot. I came in, congratulated my dogs for not braking or destroying ANYTHING and went on to put my purse in my room. … Continue reading Power’s back!
Two and a half years ago I finally allowed an orthodontist to put braces on me. It had been a battle with dentists my whole life, I hate the feeling of people working with my teeth but at last I said ok, let's do it. That was a very brave moment for me, a moment … Continue reading Smile!
There is something you can't have enough of in your life and that's good friends, those who are always there. I have talked about this before but I'm lucky enough to have more than a few of those. Two of them took me out for my birthday this weekend and it made my birthday even … Continue reading A different kind of celebration
May 17... another birthday!!!! Today didn't begin like any other birthday, at least not any I've had. I had a job interview this morning, which is not a normal birthday celebration, but being my birthday I think it gave me more confidence; I was thinking it has to go well because it's my birthday. I want to … Continue reading Happy Birthday!
I keep thinking it is already the end of February, I really don't know why I keep speeding up time, but during the other 7 days of this month I have been thinking "oh god, I missed it, I forgot to celebrate one more month seizure free". I didn't miss it, it's today and I … Continue reading Only two more months!!!
I woke up this morning with no intent of getting up. It's Friday, I don't really have anything important today. In my sleepy mind there was nothing special about this Friday, I hadn't been waiting for this day all week, all, 7 other days of this months, or for 12 months. But wait... I HAD! … Continue reading 1 year SEIZURE FREE!
I have to congratulate Syracuse women's basketball team, who made it to the NCAA final game, after beating Washington 80 to 59 last night. They will play the championship game against UCONN on Tuesday to win the National title. I hope they win this, for Syracuse, but for women. The women's basketball team has never … Continue reading We’re going to NCAA Championship!
Maybe a year ago or more, I really don't remember, I got a bracelet with a medical I.D., that showed that I have epilepsy. I never took the bracelet of, not even to sleep, but after almost a year, it broke, I don't know how. Not only did the bracelet break, but I lost the … Continue reading My second medical I.D