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

“Let’s get hay for the camels”

After Santa Claus comes on December 25, the Three Wise Men or los Tres Reyes Magos, pay a visit to leave presents on the night of January 5. These are the same wise men who brought present for Jesus in Bethlehem. This tradition is not celebrated in many places, but it is still very strong … Continue reading “Let’s get hay for the camels”

My opinion on Jackie

Well, first of all I want to wish my older brother a very happy birthday. (You still haven't said anything about your gift. I'm waiting. Did you like it???) I should also mention that January 3 was also my late great grandfather's birthday, who would have been 110 years old today. I wish I could … Continue reading My opinion on Jackie

#MyEpilepsyHero

In November, we don't  only celebrate Thanksgiving , but it's also National Epilepsy Month, during which all the epilepsy advocates dedicate the month to educating people on seizures and epilepsy. This year, epilepsy advocate, Greg Grunberg has teamed up with Sunovion Pharmaceuticals to create the social media campaign #MyEpilepsyHero. This campaign invites people to share … Continue reading #MyEpilepsyHero

Weekend full of memories

I'm back home after a great weekend with family in New Jersey. I was with my three aunts, my uncle and three cousins. I got to visit one of my cousins in college, walk around the outlets in Atlantic City, and fight with the youngest one (not really fighting, just goofing around), proving that I'm … Continue reading Weekend full of memories