We are unstoppable 

So look at what I found today:  I think it was just sitting around in that Hobby Lobby waiting for me to find it and of course I had to have it. The only thing better than that was finding another one that said María but that's asking for too much.  Finding that just made … Continue reading We are unstoppable 

Two years and a half

I stopped my monthly count once I reached 2 years of being seizure free but today marks two and a half years seizure free and I think that deserves a recognition.  It's not just two years anymore, it's over two years and I am so proud of that. There have been challenges since April like … Continue reading Two years and a half

Smile!

Two and a half years ago I finally allowed an orthodontist to put braces on me. It had been a battle with dentists my whole life, I hate the feeling of people working with my teeth but at last I said ok, let's do it. That was a very brave moment for me, a moment … Continue reading Smile!

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

I wish others understood that…

TBI survivors are capable of going on with our lives, it just becomes a little different. 14 Things People Affected by Traumatic Brain Injury Wish Others Understood Here's the things I wish others understood: 1-I used to say I was tired all the time, I really wasn't that tired, I was just lazy; now I … Continue reading I wish others understood that…

My shoulder- Day 3

First, the thing I sprained or caused whatever it is that's bothering me, is my shoulder. I woke up this morning because it was bothering me, well not bothering, it hurt! It was  swollen today too. So I went to the doctor, a family doctor, and after looking at it and asking me all the … Continue reading My shoulder- Day 3

What happened to my rights?

I got the permission slip for my professor to sign, allowing me to record the class. I thought that was it, after she signed it I would be able to record the class; maybe she would say I needed the rest of the student's signatures too, but they're all very nice, I think they would … Continue reading What happened to my rights?

Remember it’s floor 9

I was at the hospital yesterday for my monthly appointment with the psychiatrist. I had not been there in what feels like and eternity, really it was like a month, but I have been having trouble remembering what floor of the hospital is the psychology office. It was early so I had time to stop … Continue reading Remember it’s floor 9

The student life

So this is the life of a student? You spend most of the weekend doing homework? I have three projects due on Tuesday, we have been working on two of them for the last few weeks, only one of them is new, but it has taken me most of last week and most of this … Continue reading The student life