I did it! I woke up at 6 a.m. this morning to workout and I loved it. I wasn’t working in the morning because I didn’t want to wake up so early but waking up a little bit earlier is better for now. I had forgotten how good exercising first thing in the morning feels. … Continue reading Started my morning workouts again
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I’m proud of myself today. I thought maybe I wouldn’t be able to work out today because it was so hot, around 93 degrees Fahrenheit, but I did it! Just half an hour, with three fans pointed at me, the windows open, and drinking a lot of water. Yesterday I exercised in a room with … Continue reading Let’s try an early morning workout tomorrow
Today is my 33rd birthday! I spent my birthday at work but got to celebrate at work with my coworkers, and boss and I saw my family for dinner. I got a couple of surprises, like chocolate cake at home and chocolate cake at work. I have a lot of chocolate cake that I’m probably … Continue reading Birthday #33
I know it’s technically not summer yet, but it really, feels like it right now in Puerto Rico. I feel like someone just turned the stove on in my house, at work, everywhere I go and not even air conditioning helps. I couldn’t sleep on Saturday night because of it, even with air conditioning and … Continue reading Working out in summer
Over the last eleven years I have heard bits and pieces from different people of what really happened the night I got ran over. Last weekend, when two of my friends from college visited Puerto Rico, they told me what they remember from that night. Apparently, I was supposed to meet them at one of … Continue reading My friends told me about the night of my accident
It has been eight years since my last seizure. That’s 96 months,about 417 weeks, 2,920 days and over 70,000 hours my body has been working, along with my medications, to keep my brain’s electrical rhythms in balance. Being seizure free I have been able to travel, work two jobs, and exercise at least 5 days … Continue reading Eight years seizure free!
On March 29, 2015 I decided to share the journey I had been on for three years. I was scared and a little insecure, but today, nine years later I’m proud to say I have lost some of that fear and insecurity. It’s still difficult putting myself out there and waiting to see if people … Continue reading Nine years later
I know I change this pretty often but recently found a new sort of workout routine. It’s not really a routine exactly but I found five different types of exercise that I like on Apple Fitness. These are Strength, Kickboxing, Yoga, Pilates, and HIIT. Strength workouts are mostly done with dumbbells and they can target … Continue reading New workouts with strength, kickboxing, yoga, pilates and HIIT exercises
To begin March, I would like to remind everyone that it’s Brain Injury Awareness Month. I just realized that in the last couple of years I forgot to celebrate or acknowledge it, not posting anything about it in March. However it is important to me to try to make my audience, however small it may … Continue reading Brain Injury Awareness Month
February 13, 2023 is International Epilepsy Day, a day that provides “a platform for people with epilepsy to share their experiences and stories with a global audience.” This is important because epilepsy is “one of the world’s oldest known medical conditions”, there is still misunderstanding, fear, and reluctance to learn and talk about it. This … Continue reading International Epilepsy Day 2023
This was waiting for me when I got to work this morning at my new second job! Yes, I have two jobs now! My new job is with the nonprofit organization Mujer Emprende, that provides tools and education for women to gain economic independence, gain professional growth and boost their businesses. They’re not only giving … Continue reading Got a second job!
This year I had two New Year’s resolutions. I have been doing my best to keep the first one which is writing more, but I hadn’t even started the second one, running again, for a number of reasons, including Covid. Now that that’s not an excuse anymore, I decided to stop wondering why I haven’t … Continue reading Working on my New Year’s resolution