Third governor in five days

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

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There’s more of us and we are not afraid

After spending all day yesterday waiting for the governor to resign, I went to sleep with no news of his resignation and thinking I would wake up to horrible news of disaster. Our protests these past two weeks since parts of the governor's horrible chat with those close to him were first leaked on June … Continue reading There’s more of us and we are not afraid

A new Puerto Rico

Yesterday was another historic day for Puerto Rico. We still haven't gotten the governor to resign but Puerto Ricans have come together like never before, to get him out of here. There have been protests for about 10 days straight, since the nasty chat conversation was first leaked. These protests have not just been held … Continue reading A new Puerto Rico

Medications and hot weather

Yesterday I went to see my neurologist but it was just a routine appointment. Like always he was happy to hear that nothing has happened, no seizures. I did have to talk to him about an incident I had last night with my pills. I keep all ten of them in a weekly pill container … Continue reading Medications and hot weather

My long weekend at the beach

As I said last time, I was spending this weekend at the beach. I had been waiting for this for months and after patiently waiting I finally got the chance to go to the beach, not one, but two days. On the first day, (you can read about it on Back at the beach) we rented a … Continue reading My long weekend at the beach

Focus T-25: Here we go again

A year ago today I finished all ten weeks of Focus-T25 and I was so proud of myself. I spent a whole year thinking about doing it all over again but always gave up on the idea, until today. When I saw that it had already been a year, I just thought what are you … Continue reading Focus T-25: Here we go again

I don’t have an excuse for working hard

I've had a pretty busy couple of weeks for different reasons and in addition to that it's been very, very hot here in Puerto Rico, like you're still sweating while the air conditioner is on. Today I think I reached my limit and I started working out, doing the same video I have been doing … Continue reading I don’t have an excuse for working hard

Hello summer

Happy first official day of summer and beginning of hurricane season. I know the second one doesn't bring anyone any joy and summer is bitter sweet because it is so hot outside. Well, outside, inside, everywhere; it's even hot with air conditioning. We all knew the nice weather we had been having in Puerto Rico … Continue reading Hello summer

Summer’s over but the work is not

So, summer is officially over tomorrow. This means that our work on the apartment/house will mostly have to be done on weekends so I don't know if we will be making as much progress as we did during the last two months. However, I will be in charge of any work that needs to be … Continue reading Summer’s over but the work is not

Congratulations France!

A lot has happened since the last time I was here. We've done a lot of work in the apartment and the rest of the house and I think we're closer to being able to move in. I didn't think we could do this but it looks like we can. All of this made it … Continue reading Congratulations France!

Bye bye summer 

July 31st, the last day of summer in Puerto Rico. Tomorrow teachers go back to work, which means children have only one more week of vacation. Everyone is dreading having to start getting up early again and going back to work, for me it's back to staying home with my dogs all day.  I'm waiting … Continue reading Bye bye summer 

Some weird episodes

I know I have not been as loyal to my blog as I usually am, I don't want to make any excuses because I do miss writing and updating my blog, there just isn't enough time in a day. But there is something that's been on my mind, it's happened twice and I'm really not … Continue reading Some weird episodes

The Big Sick

I love seeing romantic-comedies and I would love it more if they were true stories, I mean, how awesome would it be if The Wedding Singer or Love Actually were true stories? Well, today I saw that true story romantic comedy, it's called The Big Sick, but I didn't know this until the end. In … Continue reading The Big Sick

This morning I woke up feeling like I had a hangover 

Yesterday was a long day for me, and now I'm paying for that. I started the day at the gym at 8 am, that was the gym without air conditioner in the summer, near desert heat we're living with in Puerto Rico right now. (The power was out.) After the gym I came home, changed … Continue reading This morning I woke up feeling like I had a hangover 

“I thought you were waking up early to go running”

I have had a lot of fun today reading some of the stories I wrote for class in college, a lot of which I had forgotten, some are true events, other's are fiction and others I think may be based on true events. I chose my favorites, which I want to share with my readers. … Continue reading “I thought you were waking up early to go running”