Week three Friday Fight

Did you notice something different on the blog? That new banner was a surprise from my brother, who is also the graphic designer for Unstoppable María. If you didn’t notice, don’t worry, I often don’t pay attention to details like that either, but you can see the logo at the top of the page. I … Continue reading Week three Friday Fight

Nine years

Today marks nine years since my TBI. Some say it’s kind of my birthday but I’m not sure that’s what it is; it caused a new beginning, that’s for sure, but I don’t feel like it’s appropriate to say it’s birthday. Birth is a happy moment and there was nothing happy about this day nine … Continue reading Nine years

Got my first Covid19 vaccine today!

Great news, I got my Covid19 vaccine today! I was so nervous before I got it because of those rumors going around that the needle is big but that’s not true. The needle is just a regular needle, at least the one I saw. I didn’t look when I was getting the shot, I never … Continue reading Got my first Covid19 vaccine today!

Exercising after Thanksgiving

I hope you got to enjoy the weirder that usual Thanksgiving, and got to see at least some of your loved ones with safety precautions or on Zoom, WhatsApp, FaceTime or some other video calling app. After eating a slightly larger than usual lunch yesterday, I decided that even though it was a holiday, I … Continue reading Exercising after Thanksgiving

Last minute change in our walking route

Today, our new walking group bailed on us so my mom and I decided to pick our own walking route. We thought is would be better to walk outside, not in a parking lot so we went nearby to my grandparents neighborhood. It’s safe, it’s open and my mom knows her way around because she … Continue reading Last minute change in our walking route

Birthday weekend at the beach

What a great day! Because today is my mother’s birthday, we went to the beach. It wasn’t just any beach, she wanted to come to La Parguera, where we rented a boat and went to a place like this and this We thought there wouldn’t be people at the beach since it’s a week day … Continue reading Birthday weekend at the beach

Another day at the beach!

Today was a great day, a Saturday that did not involve going to the supermarket. Instead, we went to the beach! Once again, the governor opened the beaches after being closed for about two months because of the coronavirus. I’m all for taking the necessary precautions to stop the spread of the virus but I … Continue reading Another day at the beach!

This is not over yet

I thought that by July this should all be under control, I mean, we have been living with this huge mess for over four months now. We should have our act together by now, but no, it’s just getting worse. People just want to go “back to normal“ but WE CAN’T. That is not normal … Continue reading This is not over yet

Birthday in quarantine

I had a weird feeling today. I wanted it to be special because it wasn’t only my birthday, it was a big one, my 30th. I thought it wouldn’t be because of the quarantine and COVID19 situation were facing right now, but it didn’t. My family didn’t miss the opportunity to have yet another reunion … Continue reading Birthday in quarantine

Almost normal Saturday

What a day. Today I left my house for the first time in almost two months. At first it was kinda scary but I had to go out, I can’t stay trapped in here forever and I didn’t go anywhere where I would be infected. I just went to my grandparents’ house. If we wanted … Continue reading Almost normal Saturday

Ramitas

I have spent the last few days checking the shipping status for my brother’s book of short stories, Ramitas, to get here. This is a collection of short stories in Spanish inspired by his upcoming novel Mangle. It got here a day late but it’s finally here! It was really annoying seeing everybody receiving it … Continue reading Ramitas

Don’t cancel, just postpone

Right now we are all facing something unknown and have to cancel or postpone events, whether we like it or not. This is the case for everyone graduating this year from high school and college. Believe me, I know it sucks not being able to be a part of the celebration of your hard work … Continue reading Don’t cancel, just postpone

Be together when you’re far away

My mom and I spent the whole afternoon trying to figure out a way to have a video call with my grandma, who we haven’t seen since the social isolation began. My grandparents, more that any of us, can’t be near anyone right now because of their age but I miss my grandma and my … Continue reading Be together when you’re far away

A day in San Juan

I thought our Sunday walk would not be that long today because we walked with Indy and Sandy yesterday and it looked like it was going to rain today. We first did the Paseo de la Princesa and El Morro walk, which seemed shorter today. Maybe it was because we had already done it, maybe … Continue reading A day in San Juan