Ten years ago today was the third and last surgery on my cranium after the accident I was in nine months before in May. Even though it has been a decade, I still remember how terrified I was during the days before and the day of the operation. I remember still being awake as the … Continue reading September 21, 2012
The night before the storm always feels spooky for me. It’s dark, it’s raining and we don’t know what’s going to happen tomorrow. I’m just calm because I did everything I could to be safe. I think I’m ready for this, now all I have to do is wait and hope for the best. We … Continue reading Tropical storm Fiona
I don’t know whyI was having so much trouble looking for an new exercise program to do after a finished Insanity. It’s been almost a month since a finished and today I started what should have been the most obvious choice, Insanity: The Asylum. This program includes drills used by professional athletes. That’s exactly why … Continue reading Starting Insanity: The Asylum
I got great news this morning… That’s right, I got the job! I’m going to start working at Old Navy next week. I don’t know what else to say except I’m very happy, nervous, excited, ready to learn and see what this new adventure has to offer.
This is for my fellow epilepsy warriors, just in case you didn’t know, like me, People with epilepsy are at higher risk than other people for developing osteoporosis and fractures. The Epilepsy Foundation also mentions that women have a higher risk of developing osteoporosis (and therefore broken bones) than men and people on multiple antiseizure … Continue reading Epilepsy and Osteoporosis
I’ve got some good news, I got a job! I was worried it might take a long time because I thought I would be competing with a lot of other people. I sent many resumes but heard back from one of them for an interview pretty quickly and I got it! I’m nervous about it, … Continue reading Working hard for what I want
In March I got the big surprise that the pharmacy that had been providing me with both anti epilepsy medication for the past six years, would no longer be able to help me with the most expensive one of the two medicines I need. Why? Because suddenly my health insurance decided to provide coverage for … Continue reading I couldn’t afford to control my seizures anymore
For a short spring break, I went away with my parents to the beach for the weekend, since it was a long weekend. I didn’t know what to expect because the beach is always very crowded during Easter weekend but I thought maybe this year would be different because of COVID. It was very crowded … Continue reading Spring break 2021
Yesterday I get a bombshell dropped on me, the pharmaceutical company that has been providing me my epilepsy medicine for over four years won’t cover my most expensive medicine anymore.
Right now I think it’s one of those times where having something to focus on and distract yourself is very important. I have found two things, exercise and writing. I think that’s what’s keeping me sane right now with all these horrible Covid19 news. I don’t write about Covid anymore like I did in the … Continue reading Exercising to stay sane
Earlier today I got in the elevator for like the millionth time today to go back up to the offices. I was all alone in the elevator, we can only ride the elevator one person at a time now because of the Coronavirus, so I was all alone when suddenly the elevator stopped. What? I … Continue reading When you’re alone and the elevator stops
I thought I could hold on longer but this couldn’t wait anymore, I needed a haircut. It was getting pretty bad, I already had pretty bad split ends but I didn’t think about going back to a beauty parlor yet. I know they’re open but it’s still very risky. I’ve heard those are some of … Continue reading My first DIY haircut
Since December 28 we have been experiencing earthquakes in Puerto Rico. They have mostly been located in the southeast of the island. Not everyone has felt them, including me and my mother. But I woke up this morning at 4:20 to a 6.4 earthquake, the strongest one yet. This earthquake was so strong it left … Continue reading Puerto Rico is shaking
That pain in the neck I mentioned last week didn't go away with the use of icy hot and yoga, and slowly got worse and kept moving up. The pain actually moved from the neck to my head. At first I thought I was crazy but was later told that is was a spasm and … Continue reading Neck feels better but a storm is coming
An update on what's been going on in Puerto Rico: Naming Pedro Pierluisi governor was inconstitucional so he has to go. Now that that's taken care of, our new governor is the ex Secretary of Justice, Wanda Vazquez. No one wants her because of many reasons but according to our constitution sadly, she is next … Continue reading Third governor in five days