Six years with Indy and Sandy

Exactly six years ago, my parents and I adopted two puppies who needed a home. These two adorable girls changed our lives for the better and have made us so happy throughout these past six years. They have taught me how to be responsible for someone else, made me laugh, made me worry, and even … Continue reading Six years with Indy and Sandy

Happy Thanksgiving!

This Thanksgiving, was not like any other. Instead of watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade, I spent the day watching football (soccer) games, because for the first time the FIFA World Cup is happening in November. This year, it is being held in winter, not summer because of the soaring temperatures in the summer in … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!

Intense Thanksgiving weekend

I don’t think I had been able to take a break and relax for the last three days until this afternoon. First there was Thanksgiving on Thursday when, even though it was nice seeing family again after at least two years, it was still a lot being a co-host to the celebration. If waking up … Continue reading Intense Thanksgiving weekend

Yoga recovery week

I decided to take it easy for a week to recover from those intense nine weeks of Insanity so I’m doing Yoga this week. I might also start using the stationary bike but I’m still not sure, maybe I should just rest for the rest of the week. That was an intense program, even with … Continue reading Yoga recovery week

Week three of Gamma Phase

Out of nowhere, I’m already on week three of Focus T25 Gamma. Actually, I’m more that halfway done with week three. This sort of seems a little unbelievable because Gamma Phase is not easy but the great part is that there are no double days. Friday is just one regular video just like the rest … Continue reading Week three of Gamma Phase

My first week is going great!

I’m proud to say I completed day three of my first week of Focus T25 Gamma. That’s right, three straight days of the most challenging Focus T25 videos so far. Because I only just began this series, I’m still not able to do everything as fast as them or well as they do it, but … Continue reading My first week is going great!

When the smoke detector goes off

I came home from work very hungry and wanted to cook something quickly, so I decided to go with shrimp and french fries. I usually just put these in the oven and toaster oven and they're done in less than 20 minutes; it's very easy and that's just what I wanted. The only problem was … Continue reading When the smoke detector goes off

We’re still decorating

A few weeks ago, during a trip to Home Depot, we bought the kitchen cabinet handles for my kitchen. Between our busy life during the week and one thing or another during weekends, we really didn't have time to put them on the doors. I did have time to unscrew a door and screw it … Continue reading We’re still decorating

I’m home!!!

I'm happy to say that right now I'm writing from the comfort of the living room in my new apartment! I moved in yesterday and as much as I wanted to tell everyone about it, I was too tired by the time I stopped trying to organize. The movers first went to our old apartment … Continue reading I’m home!!!

Two days of independence

This weekend I was finally trusted to spend two nights at home by myself. It wasn't safe for me to stay alone before in case I had a seizure, but being over three years seizure free, I earned the trust to spend a weekend by myself. I wasn't alone, I had my dogs. I spent … Continue reading Two days of independence

Christmas in Boston

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

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

My first sewing project

We had a plan, my aunt and me, we were going to make some feeding placemats for my dogs. We began this process last week when we spent a couple of hours at the store just deciding what fabrics we would use. After that we just needed to pick a day we had time to … Continue reading My first sewing project