Unstoppable Tutor

Once school started this semester I started tutoring again, just like I had been doing during the last weeks of school in December. This is no easy job; I really don't know how teachers do it but I like helping kids, making a difference in their lives and being a positive role model. I hadn't … Continue reading Unstoppable Tutor

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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

Come on Unstoppable María!

On December 2, 2016 I wrote about not having a job this Christmas in a post called Christmas without a job. I tried all year to not end the year without a job, but I'm sad to say I had no luck. What's even sadder is that this year I never had a job, unlike … Continue reading Come on Unstoppable María!

Two months after María

Today I got the great news that we finally got power back in our apartment in Puerto Rico. Yeah, two long months after hurricane María, my parents can finally go back to sleeping, cooking and eating at home. I got the news this morning from my mom and I was so happy that they can … Continue reading Two months after María

Epilepsy Awareness Month 2017

My bad, I didn’t give November the welcome it deserves being a very important month. No, I’m not talking about thanksgiving, I’m talking about Epilepsy Awareness Month.  This doesn’t mean that we need to take extra care of our epilepsy, we have to do that all year, but share our knowledge and news about epilepsy. … Continue reading Epilepsy Awareness Month 2017

Boricuas Connect

Puerto Rico, has declared bankruptcy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ElbguULEO0   No, not like that, real bankruptcy and as we all struggle to deal with this, and the lack of jobs my friend Neysha decided to create Boricuas Connect. This is a portal to help Puerto Ricans around the world help each other find work and for businesses to … Continue reading Boricuas Connect

Job crisis

My goal this summer was to get a job, more important than going to the beach was to get a job, but summer is coming to an end in Puerto Rico and I still have nothing. I send and send emails, a went job hunting at the mall, spoke to store managers and left my … Continue reading Job crisis

The first time I heard I have epilepsy

After reading  Becoming Comfortable with "My" Epilepsy: Strategies that Patients Use in the Journey from Diagnosis to Acceptance and Disclosure I think it's important to recognize that first, epilepsy is not an easy thing to deal with and that we all have different methods of coping with it. The first time I remember being told … Continue reading The first time I heard I have epilepsy

Five years is enough

I have a question primarily for other brain injury survivors but if anyone else feels like they have something to say, you are welcome to answer. As I have said before, I'm having a lot of trouble finding a job, I have been to a lot of interviews and applied to even more jobs but … Continue reading Five years is enough

Brain Injury group board on Pinterest

Yesterday I was invited to join a group Pinterest board called Brain injury group board, where brain injury survivors and caretakers share information to help each other. I was very exited about this and I would like to thank the board creator, Michelle, for inviting me to join the board, as well as the rest of … Continue reading Brain Injury group board on Pinterest

Unstoppable Maria survey

In order to make Unstoppable Maria better and help it grow, I want to hear your opinion. Please help me make Unstoppable Maria better by taking this survey and telling me how you feel about this blog. Don't be afraid, I just want to hear what you all have to say to make it better … Continue reading Unstoppable Maria survey

Hope Survives

It is amazing how inspirational other Brain Injury Survivors are, we all have a story to tell, our own story. We can find it all around us, others just like me who are just working hard everyday to get their lives back. Today I found another inspirational story in an article on The Huffington Post. … Continue reading Hope Survives

Job hunting again

So here I am, looking for a job again. I'm not unemployed yet, but my boss told me last week that my internship will come to an end soon. I'm still not sure when it ends exactly, but I don't want to go back into the world without a job after having one for 8 … Continue reading Job hunting again

#AimForZero

Here is more information about SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy) I think everyone with epilepsy or people who know a patient of epilepsy should read. I know there are people who don't take epilepsy seriously and I want to help spread the message to help people stop their seizures. It can be done! #AimForZero