iHeart Living-room Concert

Last night,iHeartMedia and FOX hosted a concert with the biggest names in music in my television. That’s right, me and my family as well as anyone else who wanted to watch from their TV, computer, tablet, or telephone, had a front row seat to watch Elton John host the show from his house. We saw … Continue reading iHeart Living-room Concert

TBI and PTSD Law Enforcement Training Act

Every year the month of March is Brain Injury Awareness month. Today, March 4, on Brain Injury Awareness day, four representatives introduced the TBI and PTSD Law Enforcement Training Act. This legislation is intended to “implement several measures to better train law enforcement for interactions with individuals suffering from traumatic brain injury (TBI) or post-traumatic … Continue reading TBI and PTSD Law Enforcement Training Act

Don’t ignore pain, it just makes it worse

Today was my third therapy session for that back pain, which has gotten better and hurts less than it did before. I was really hoping it would be gone by Sunday so it wouldn't bother at the Ricky Martin concert. Unfortunately it still bothered me and the seats at the coliseum didn't help but Ricky … Continue reading Don’t ignore pain, it just makes it worse

Bahamas after Dorian

One week ago Puerto Rico was preparing for what would happen if just a little bit of The hurricane Dorian hit us. There was no work, school or businesses open, we were all in hiding. But the day went by and thankfully nothing happened here. We have all stayed glued to the news and have … Continue reading Bahamas after Dorian

My to-do lists

I've been told many times to write things down so I will remember them like for example making a list of what I need from the pharmacy or what I need to tell my doctor. I don't need help with motivation to do things, I need to remember to do them. Sometimes I can't even … Continue reading My to-do lists

Epilepsy Awareness Month

November is an important month, not because the holiday season starts soon or because we eat turkey, because it's epilepsy awareness month. There are a lot of activities happening around the world to teach people about epilepsy and to help people who suffer from it. I want to welcome November, like I always do, offering … Continue reading Epilepsy Awareness Month

My emotional compass

Traumatic Brain Injury survivors, like myself, have a lot of trouble controlling our emotions and recognizing, not only our own but others' too. Medicine can help with controlling our emotions, but they can't help us recognize them. I take an anti depressant but I still have to constantly ask people if they are kidding ( … Continue reading My emotional compass

Global Autism Project

I want to ask for a favor, for a very good cause. It's not for me, it's for my friend, Frances. She asked me to share this CrowdRise (GoFundMe) campaign to help raise money for her trip to Kenya next year.  This is not just some trip to Kenya, it's a trip where she will … Continue reading Global Autism Project

Get support and give support

I think one of the many things that can help you heal from whatever situation you're going through is charing your experience and talking to other people. You never know how many others are out there going through the same thing and are ready to share their experience with you and help. I was reminded … Continue reading Get support and give support

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

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