To begin March, I would like to remind everyone that it’s Brain Injury Awareness Month. I just realized that in the last couple of years I forgot to celebrate or acknowledge it, not posting anything about it in March. However it is important to me to try to make my audience, however small it may … Continue reading Brain Injury Awareness Month
February 13, 2023 is International Epilepsy Day, a day that provides “a platform for people with epilepsy to share their experiences and stories with a global audience.” This is important because epilepsy is “one of the world’s oldest known medical conditions”, there is still misunderstanding, fear, and reluctance to learn and talk about it. This … Continue reading International Epilepsy Day 2023
My TBI was officially one decade ago. When I think about it like that, a whole decade, it seems like an eternity but 10 years is a long time, even if sometime it may not seem that way. A lot has happened during these last ten years, not just my recovery. Ten years ago, I … Continue reading Ten years after my TBI
I got my EEG results today. I wanted the results to show that there was absolutely no seizure activity anymore so I could be taken off the anti seizure medication. I knew that wasn’t going to happen so I just hoped for something more realistic like it not getting worse. The EEG showed just that; … Continue reading EEG results- Still seizure free!
That’s it, I did it! I finished the 60 day Insanity program. I still can’t believe I did it and, as I’ve already said it, I didn’t think I would be able to do it but I had to try and I did it! I worked out six days a week for nine weeks from … Continue reading Insanity workouts: DONE!
I did it again! Yesterday I finished another month of Insanity Max:30! This time I finished month 1 of Ab Maximizer, which is really month 3 of Insanity Max. This month it was a little frustrating that after finishing the regular 30 minute video, I still had to do another 10 or 15 minute video … Continue reading Finished another month of Insanity!
Successfully completed week one of Insanity Max:30!
Ok now I’m done with week three of Focus T25. I finished everything this week, even the Sunday stretch. Tomorrow I begin the fourth and last week of part 1 of Gamma. Even though I’m almost done with the first four weeks, I still feel like I’m on week 1 because I’m still having trouble … Continue reading Week three of Focus T25 Gamma: Done!
I can’t expect to have a great workout everyday or for every week to be as successful as the last because that’s just not realistic. What I can do is do the best I can everyday. Some days that will mean an hour on the treadmill, workout videos and more time on the treadmill, while … Continue reading This is the best I can do today
I can’t help but be impressed by the amazing things TBI survivors do. The most recent one I found out about is ABC journalist Bob Woodruff. Bob suffered a serious injury in Iraq in 2006. He was there covering the Palestinian elections and was later visiting the troops. He and Doug Vogt, camera man, were … Continue reading Rogue Trip
So far October has been exhausting for me; I have been working a lot, which is great but I haven't had time to relax and sit down and write. I feel like I have been working extremely long hours every day this week but I have only been working for seven hours. That is one … Continue reading So tired but have to keep going
Yesterday was another historic day for Puerto Rico. We still haven't gotten the governor to resign but Puerto Ricans have come together like never before, to get him out of here. There have been protests for about 10 days straight, since the nasty chat conversation was first leaked. These protests have not just been held … Continue reading A new Puerto Rico
Maybe you have seen this in the news or social media but we, the people of Puerto Rico, have had enough of this. 889 pages of a personal chat between the governor and his team, were leaked to the press. They talk about things which the governor described as "stress relief" but the rest of … Continue reading Ricky Renuncia (Ricky Resign)
As I mentioned last week I started Focus T-25 for the second time. I'm only half way into a 10 routine and during my workout I was wondering why I'm doing this to myself. This thought often comes to mind when I get tired, when I want to stop, but I keep pushing myself because … Continue reading I won’t give up, I’m doing the best I can
A year ago today I finished all ten weeks of Focus-T25 and I was so proud of myself. I spent a whole year thinking about doing it all over again but always gave up on the idea, until today. When I saw that it had already been a year, I just thought what are you … Continue reading Focus T-25: Here we go again