You know that quote, every day you learn something new? Today that quote is definitely talking about me. What did I learn today? I learned how to make a watermark and put it on a photo. This may seem like something really easy to some people, but I had no idea how to do this, I … Continue reading Watermarking
Today, September 8th, 2016 we celebrate 17 months, seventeen seizure free months . It's been one year and 5 months! Only 7 months left to the full two years!!!! As it turns out my parents wanted to go out to dinner tonight, I didn't want to because I had been working from home and doing homework … Continue reading 17 months!
For the last like three weeks I have been going to the X-Bike class I talked about the first time I went and it's going pretty well. I'm getting used to it and the people in the class as well as the teacher, are all really nice. I don't feel intimidated anymore, but today there … Continue reading Pay more attention
I came home this afternoon having just purchased a lounge chair for my room. I set it up, showed off my new chair to my family, told them how I built it when it really came already built. After I had my new decoration in my room I remembered I have been saying for months … Continue reading New closet
First of all, the storm never came. Second, today I read a very interesting article written by another brain injury survivor. In the article she talks about how she was caught off guard when a friend told her to "Quit using your brain injury as an excuse". Her friend told her this after she asked … Continue reading Que? What? The brain injury is not an excuse
Today, August 23 2016, our Olympic athletes were being welcomed home with a big caravan, people were everywhere on the streets following them, waiting for them to pass in the street and for them to get to the coliseum. It was a lot of fun to watch them pass from my apartment, it wasn't so … Continue reading Postgraduate first day
I started working at 8:30 this morning at another press conference which was fun because I got to work at the entrance asking people to sign in, this made me feel powerful. I don’t know if I took my job way too seriously but I felt like a bouncer when I had to tell people … Continue reading Long day, worth it
I have been trying to keep my promise of staying active and going to the gym and I have even been making my own workout routines; today I made three new ones, it's time to change. But yesterday I finally decided to be brave and go to a class I had been wanting to go … Continue reading No pain, no gain, 1 year and 4 months!
Summer is officially over, at least for me. My summer companion and my ride, my mom, started working today. That's it,the two month's went by too fast, as they do every summer and on the end of summer I let myself down. Why? Because on the very first day of August, of this new semester, … Continue reading Keep it up, don’t quit now
That's it, I don't want to worry about my size anymore. I have been worried because I have been trying to fit into clothes that just don't fit me anymore, they were small sizes I could fit into when I was too skinny after my accident. I'm tired about feeling ashamed of my body just … Continue reading Forget clothing sizes, they’re just numbers
Day one of my new healthy lifestyle went very well. I don't know if I'm doing this right because I'm not on a diet so I ate my cheeseburger and Ruffles chips with sour cream and onion dip for lunch, but the cheeseburger wasn't big. I also went to the gym after that, so that's … Continue reading Day 1- I’m not quitting
This summer has been a rude awakening for me, showing me that I need to worry about my weight. I never cared about this, I love to eat and that's true love, I will never abandon it, but I forgot I can't eat everything on my plate and then have two, maybe three scoops of … Continue reading This is not a diet
I went to catholic school, both elementary and high school. Perpetuo, my school, is almost 100 years old, so there are generations, after generations of families that have a history studying here. This is a school where people stay in touch with classmates and teachers; especially now with social media. Everybody finds out when something … Continue reading Perpetuo Angels
I like to run, mostly on the treadmill, by myself just listening to music; music is a must. At the beginning of the run I just want to give up, but as I keep going I start thinking; sometimes about dinner or lunch, sometimes about movies or TV. Other times stuff in my head starts … Continue reading Run for your neurons
My first attempt in taking a graduate class didn't go as well as I hoped, but I am ready to try again. I will start by taking one class in the Post Graduate Certificate at the best communications college in Puerto Rico, Universidad de Sagrado Corazon or Sacred Heart University. This will be just one more … Continue reading Post Graduate Certificate