Music can change your brain 

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 

“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”

Jumbled Brain- A story of survival

I want to share the motivating story of a brain injury survivor who has made it her mission to help others by sharing her story and information about Brain Injury. So meet Michelle Munt, who was in a car accident in 2014 on her way to work as a truck hit the back of her … Continue reading Jumbled Brain- A story of survival

Wake up and keep fighting

IToday was one of those days when I was tired for no reason at all, not just tired, but sleepy too. I know I look like I'm sad or there's something wrong with me, but I just feel tired. There is no reason for this because I slept enough and I didn't do anything out … Continue reading Wake up and keep fighting

Five years is enough

I have a question primarily for other brain injury survivors but if anyone else feels like they have something to say, you are welcome to answer. As I have said before, I'm having a lot of trouble finding a job, I have been to a lot of interviews and applied to even more jobs but … Continue reading Five years is enough

Brain Injury group board on Pinterest

Yesterday I was invited to join a group Pinterest board called Brain injury group board, where brain injury survivors and caretakers share information to help each other. I was very exited about this and I would like to thank the board creator, Michelle, for inviting me to join the board, as well as the rest of … Continue reading Brain Injury group board on Pinterest

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 

“Every 21 seconds”

After writing the book, Every 21 seconds, about his Traumatic Brain Injury, Brian Sweeny's story is now becoming a movie. The film will show his rehabilitation and what it means living life with a TBI. The director, Kuba Luczkiewicz is trying to show what happens after a real TBI, be as loyal to the story … Continue reading “Every 21 seconds”

Help educate about TBI

I'd like to share another very interesting article about TBIs. The more I read about this, the more I can understand my experience, even to this day, I hope it helps others understand too. What is a Traumatic Brain Injury? I want the information about Traumatic Brain Injuries to reach as many people as possible … Continue reading Help educate about TBI

New pages

Today was the beginning of another big step for Unstoppable Maria. I created two new pages where I will share all the useful information I find about Traumatic Brain Injuries and Epilepsy. Until now I have only shared this information sometimes, but I want to create another space where, as I try to learn more … Continue reading New pages