Today marks six years since that dark night, the night my world changed. It is now starting to feel like it has actually been longer. I have been able to get most of my life back together, achieving some of the missing pieces very recently. There was one big thing that had been taken away … Continue reading Six years
In just a few hours we'll get what feels like a new start. I know there's a lot of us who need a new start but this doesn't necessarily come with a new year, a new calendar does. We have to go into the new year with a new attitude, I know I need to. … Continue reading Happy New Year!!! 2018!
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!
So today I had the guts to ask if they got my application for a job at the gym. They had and the woman I asked actually had it in her hands among other applications. I asked her at the right time because the manager was right there and I was able to sit down … Continue reading Last minute interview
It just follows me where ever I go! I still haven't been able to find a job yet, not even a temporary or part time one while I've been in Florida. I won't stop looking, I have to keep trying. Something good will be coming soon, I'm sure; I'm unstoppable and always looking at the … Continue reading Keep trying
After over a month the boxes my aunts sent my parents to help life after Hurricane Maria finally arrived. My mom was so happy with all the food, batteries, flashlights and solar chargers for cellphones and computers. Mail was already being delivered but when they still hadn’t received any packages I thought they had been … Continue reading One step at a time
Today I found a blog post from two years ago. This was about a job interview, one that didn't go well because I didn't get it; I don't even remember what job it was. This two years later and I'm still in the same place, nervous after job interviews, doubting if the interview yesterday went … Continue reading One more job interview
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
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
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
As I keep looking for jobs, I keep seeing that there are a lot of positions available in marketing, Graphic Design, Business Administration, Programing and Web Development. For some of them you don't really need to have a lot of experience in that field, just some basic knowledge. This week I decided I'm going to … Continue reading Let’s learn the basics
I just found my post from a year ago today, when I had reached a low point in my search for a job. I want and need a job I had finished a summer job, but that only lasted a month, I needed and wanted something more permanent. It makes me really happy to be able … Continue reading Then and now
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
I did not have Microsoft Word in my new computer, but I thought I could survive with OneDrive; that was until today. I tried to create a document for my job, but my computer just opened it in Pages, and my boss couldn't do anything when I sent it to her. After this, I felt … Continue reading A big change
President Obama has a new plan that I think should have been passed a long time ago I have heard about this before but it didn't sound like a real thing, and now it does. This law would mean that "anyone with a severe disability is eligible to have the government discharge their federal student … Continue reading Loan forgiveness for permanently disabled people