Ten years after my TBI

My TBI was officially one decade ago. When I think about it like that, a whole decade, it seems like an eternity but 10 years is a long time, even if sometime it may not seem that way. A lot has happened during these last ten years, not just my recovery. Ten years ago, I … Continue reading Ten years after my TBI

Back in the driver’s seat , ready to start PiYo Month 2

Today I got back in the driver’s seat of a car and went for a short and kind of slow drive. I have started driving again a few times already and I never get anywhere, but by the comments I got after my short drive, this will be better. My mom said I did well … Continue reading Back in the driver’s seat , ready to start PiYo Month 2

I need a break after Recovery Week

Recovery week it over! In the begging I was happy to have a break from the intense workout but by Thursday I wanted it to be over. It started to get boring because it’s the same video every day. By the fourth day of doing the same thing, I was sick of it, but I … Continue reading I need a break after Recovery Week

Epilepsy and Osteoporosis

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

Who would have thought nine years ago I’d be doing this today?

I made up my mind yesterday, I was going to continue doing the Insanity workout program today. I even did the fit test yesterday so I was ready to start and I was even going to be able to do it earlier that usual. Everything seemed to be in place, except the power went out … Continue reading Who would have thought nine years ago I’d be doing this today?

I can do it, I can stay focused

On Monday I started part two of Focus T25 Gamma. In my mind I was thinking that it would be more difficult right from the beginning just because it’s the second part. I thought it had to be different and tougher. Now I'm on the third day and it has not been more difficult yet. … Continue reading I can do it, I can stay focused

Only Tuesday?

Today I feel proud of myself. I was able to not just walk and do a workout video, but I also spent half an hour on the bicycle. That was all after going to work, of course it was all possible because I came home from work early but still , it’s an accomplishment. I … Continue reading Only Tuesday?

Five years seizure free!

This morning I had an appointment with my neurologist over the phone. I was anxiously waiting for this appointment because today he would give me the results of the EEG I had in December. He didn’t mention anything at first, which I was sure was a good sign, but I still wanted to know so … Continue reading Five years seizure free!

My latest electroencephalogram

When my neurologist tells me I need to get another electroencephalogram, I feel a little anxious. I don’t like the thought of having cables glued to my scalp for a whole day and not being able to do anything but stay home, anyway I have to get the EEG. They use this to detect electrical … Continue reading My latest electroencephalogram

I can and I will

After over a week, I got to go for a walk outside. This is a great thing to do now that it’s December because it’s so nice outside, at least during the evening. You don’t really sweat that much or feel too tired while you are walking. You feel tired when you’re done walking. Even … Continue reading I can and I will

Double day

I wanted to take it easy today so I was hoping the video for today was an easy one, but I forgot it’s Friday and Friday is double day in the Focus T25 routine. This means you do two videos, or 50 minutes, instead of the regular 25. This doesn’t mean you have to do … Continue reading Double day

Just started week 2

I wasn’t sure if this was going to work but week one of blogging after I exercise was a success so here I go again. It pushed me to exercise six days of the week which is way better than what I can usually do when I get lazy. After seeing how well last week … Continue reading Just started week 2

Can’t quit, won’t quit

The first few days after I did the virtual 5k in September I was really tired so I decided to take it easy for a couple of days. A couple of days turned into a whole week and after that I just exercised a few times a week, I just walked and didn’t do anything … Continue reading Can’t quit, won’t quit

iHeart Living-room Concert

Last night,iHeartMedia and FOX hosted a concert with the biggest names in music in my television. That’s right, me and my family as well as anyone else who wanted to watch from their TV, computer, tablet, or telephone, had a front row seat to watch Elton John host the show from his house. We saw … Continue reading iHeart Living-room Concert

Don’t ignore pain, it just makes it worse

Today was my third therapy session for that back pain, which has gotten better and hurts less than it did before. I was really hoping it would be gone by Sunday so it wouldn't bother at the Ricky Martin concert. Unfortunately it still bothered me and the seats at the coliseum didn't help but Ricky … Continue reading Don’t ignore pain, it just makes it worse