Today has been seven years since the day I officially woke up from the coma, the first day I showed any sign of acknowledging the people around me. I don't remember any of this but I was also probably thinking what is going's on? Where am I? I think all I could do was look … Continue reading Wake up call
Last week marked the first year since Hurricane María and we have all been looking back at how our lives and our home changed after María. Here in Puerto Rico we now talk about our lives in terms of before María and after María. But last week we were all thinking about what really changed … Continue reading Puerto Rico after Hurricane María – A year later
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
I have a few saved drafts on my blog that I never published but for some reason never deleted. I don't remember then I wrote any of them but I think reading them again helps me see how much I've changed and grown through this whole process. Here is the fist one: People don't often … Continue reading This isn’t me
The way music affects the brain has been very interesting to me since the moment I realize music helped me concentrate. I would study and read with my headphones on listening to whatever came up on my iPod. I would listen to music as I read all seven Harry Potter books, as I studied and … Continue reading Music can change your brain
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
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!
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!
I never know how to react to certain situations, or how to respond to things people tell me. But as I read in this article, 6 things you should never say to a brain injury survivor, people say the wrong things to a lot of brain injury survivors. This list includes most of those situations … Continue reading What not to say to a brain injury survivor
Is Strength Training or Cardio Better for Fat Loss? This was interesting. I thought we could get those muscles from just doing cardio, and strength training was so we could lift stuff. Strength training always seemed like it was for people who wanted to be Superman, people who wanted to have big muscles. I was … Continue reading Strength? Cardio?
With the help of my friend Susie, who told me all the steps I should to start taking to make Unstoppable Maria even more unstoppable, I woke up early this morning with all the energy to begin doing this. I plan to take Unstoppable Maria, which began as a small blog on Word Press, to the … Continue reading We’re growing