We have to talk about lechón asado

We have to talk about food tonight. There are these amazing places in Puerto Rico called lechoneras, which means they make lechón asado or pork. Sounds good right? Well, it is, very good! My favorite lechonera is El Cuñao in the town of Cayey, where we went for lunch today. It was a last minute thing but … Continue reading We have to talk about lechón asado

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The meal that changed my life

A year ago today my life changed. I tried something I had been insisted to do for years but was always afraid to do. I believed I would never give in to people's nagging that I should try it, but I did and my life has been so much better since this day. This was the … Continue reading The meal that changed my life

Lesson learned: don’t leave home without checking you have your medicine 

Tonight I had quite a scare. I was at a school activity with my parents and suddenly I felt dizzy, like something wasn't right. I looked inside my purse for my anti-seizure medicine, the same medicine we had been fighting with the health insurance to let me have. I looked, my mother looked, it wasn't … Continue reading Lesson learned: don’t leave home without checking you have your medicine 

I wasted three hours

After you have been to enough doctors appointments, you get used to the wait, but it's usually from 10 minutes to an hour. Except for one doctor, this one takes the gold medal for longest wait in over three years. Today I waited for three hours, and there weren't a lot of patients there. I … Continue reading I wasted three hours