March for our lives

Yesterday's demonstration to enforce gun control in the  U.S. was a demonstration of strength and courage from students, parents, teachers and all the people who want a change. We have all just had enough of mass shootings, of being scared to even go to school, and the success of this demonstration was something worth noticing … Continue reading March for our lives

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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 

Share you unstoppable TBI story

All TBI survivors are strong, brave and most of all, unstoppable, we all are and I would like to share not just my story, but your stories too. Everyone's story needs to be shared with the world to create awareness, help others and to learn from one another. This is why I decided to share … Continue reading Share you unstoppable TBI story

Electroencephalogram

Like I said yesterday, today I was getting an EEG. I had 24 electrodes glued and taped to my head. These are all connected to a recorder that I'm have to carry around like a purse, except it's not really that cute. Each of the cables from the electrodes is a different color and that's … Continue reading Electroencephalogram

“My Beautiful Broken Brain”

When Lotje Sodderland had a stroke at age 34, she started filming her life from her iPhone when she woke up, two days later. She filmed everything because she wanted to remember. This later came together in a documentary called My Beautiful Broken Brain. The documentary begins showing us her cerebral hemorrhage. After she regains … Continue reading “My Beautiful Broken Brain”

Something new every weekend, this weekend- Kayaking

What a great weekend! We stayed at an Airbnb which was better than a hotel; it was a huge house at walking distance to the beach. Because it was a beach house, it had 4 one-person kayaks, and at first I was doubting going on one because I didn't know if I would be able … Continue reading Something new every weekend, this weekend- Kayaking

Never give up

I would like to share two positive thoughts I ran into today, just because I think we all need some of these, whether you had or didn't have a bad day or are facing a difficult moment or not. I need to hear stuff like this every once in a while, just to remind me … Continue reading Never give up

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…

#BeBoldForChange

Today, March 8th is important for two reasons; first today I celebrate another accomplishment which my neurologist told me I shouldn't mention because I will curse it so now I'm scared to celebrate the big 23. But today is also International Women's Day, today is a day to celebrate all of our achievements. Today we … Continue reading #BeBoldForChange

May the force be with us

I have a pretty cool epilepsy t-shirt, but I saw this today  shared by Wearing Purple for my Love, on Facebook and I thought it was just awesome. I think these epilepsy t-shirts help show that epilepsy is nothing to mess with, but if we're strong, we can beat it. I think the force can help … Continue reading May the force be with us

Why did I say I was going to do this?

Day 3, but i've been working out everyday since Monday so really it's day 4, and I'm feeling it. Not the work, the pain. I am so tired and I can't believe tomorrow I have to go again. Why do I do this? Well, I said on my blog so I don't want to be … Continue reading Why did I say I was going to do this?

Mami

Today I want to talk about my mother. What can I say about mami? Well, she is the daughter of abuela, so she is one strong woman. She did everything she could to raise my brother and me, to be independent, successful, and to be good people. She did everything, from always having dinner on … Continue reading Mami

Abuela

I talked about my grandpa, and now I want to talk about my grandma. They both deserve their own separate posts because they are both very important and very interesting. I hope she already knows how much I love her, and how important she is in my life, but if she doesn't, here goes. Just like … Continue reading Abuela

Happy Mother’s Day!

I know that this has been said many times today, but Happy Mother's Day to all moms, grandmothers, aunts, and all those women who love and take care of us just like a mom. I hope everyone made their mom feel special today, more special than they already are.  Whether she's you mom, grandma, or … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day!