Happy Three Kings Day 2018

My Christmas this year has not been normal, every holiday has been a little bit different than other years and I have loved it! From spending Thanksgiving in Florida, to Christmas in Boston, to New Year's Eve with my dogs, it has all been an adventure.Today we celebrated Three Kings Day by going out to … Continue reading Happy Three Kings Day 2018

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Don’t tell me it’s not that bad

It's not like you have cancer or something This really hurts my feelings, that someone would have the nerve to say that. No one knows what it's like to have a brain injury or concussion until they have one, just like no one can know what it's like to have cancer until they have it. … Continue reading Don’t tell me it’s not that bad

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

Tips for the holidays

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

Stop that María 

Here we go again, another hurricane, this one goes by the beautiful name of María, pretty name, I know. This storm, however, doesn't look like it will be pretty; it's already a category 5 hurricane and it will go over the entire island. Because of María's intensity and traveling direction, through Puerto Rico, the government … Continue reading Stop that María 

When there’s no power, have a taco picnic 

Well, after the hurricane we got the power back for 24 hours from Saturday afternoon to Sunday afternoon. When I learned we had power I started doing laundry, turned on every fan in my house, watched Tv, and slept with the air conditioner on. Twenty four hours later I saw the fan in my room … Continue reading When there’s no power, have a taco picnic 

After Irma

Yesterday, my parents, my dogs and I left our apartment seeking safety during hurricane Irma in my grandparents' house. Their house is almost like a bunker, we knew we would be safe there and didn't want anyone to be alone during such a strong hurricane; we were preparing for the worst. By the time San … Continue reading After Irma

Friends/family

Today we were celebrating my grandfather's 80th birthday, for this, one of his daughters planned something bigger than the usual immediate family lunch or dinner. This is a big birthday, so the celebration was a little bigger than usual. His friends, sister, brother in law and nieces were also invited. After lunch, before having cake, … Continue reading Friends/family

Happy Valentine’s Day

First of all, Happy Valentine's Day!  Did you know Valentine's day is not just for people in love? Yes it's also for friends and family, but St. Valentine is also the patron saint of epilepsy. There are a few theories as to why he is the saint of epilepsy, such as the German word for … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day