My brother just published his second book. I can’t say how proud or how happy I am for him. He’s not just a writer, he’s an author. His book, Mangle, is historical fiction set here in Puerto Rico during the Spanish colonization. He has spent years doing research about Puerto Rican history, the Taino Indians, … Continue reading My brother published his second book
I’ve got some good news, I got a job! I was worried it might take a long time because I thought I would be competing with a lot of other people. I sent many resumes but heard back from one of them for an interview pretty quickly and I got it! I’m nervous about it, … Continue reading Working hard for what I want
I made it to the end the program, I’m in the last week of Insanity Max:30! This week I will try to workout in the morning and use the stationary bike before and the treadmill after. I will have time to do that until I find a job, which will hopefully happen soon, but until … Continue reading Insanity Max: 30- Week 16
I don’t remember if I told you but after I finished T25 Beta I learned that there was another set of videos. I had some trouble getting them but this weekend Focus T25 Gamma arrived! I was so excited today was a holiday because, well I get the day off from work and because I … Continue reading Love three day weekends!
I just started week four of Focus T25! I can’t believe I’m already more than halfway done with the first part. There are so many things going on around me, like Covid, work, Thanksgiving and Christmas, and all the messy politics that I didn’t notice time going by so fast. But week four! I’m almost … Continue reading Week four already?
I have decided to start taking classes again. I know that I need something more than a bachelors in writing to get a a job in a field that interests me. I thought about aiming for a masters but it’s expensive and takes two years. I don’t need more debt, I already have enough of … Continue reading Certifications to get the job I want
Exercising in the morning is the best. This forces you to wake up and then you can just rest when you come home from work. This morning I finished working out before I had lunch and before I went to work, so now that I’m tired I don’t have anything to worry about, I can’t … Continue reading Morning workout
I’m very proud to say that my grandfather’s first book was published today! This book narrates the history of chemical impacts Puesto Rico has suffered throughout the it’s history, has been decades in the making. From oil spills, and discharges, to shipwrecks, and leaks, he narrates everything that has taken place in Puerto Rican waters, … Continue reading My grandpa published his first book!
So I’m not really sure how long this social distancing has been because I don’t know when I should have started counting. Was it Sunday or Monday? It doesn’t really matter anyway because it doesn’t change the fact that we can’t go out. I’m not complaining about this, I actually think it has been good … Continue reading Social distancing day 3 or 4
As of last night, Puerto Rico is in quarantine and will be for at least two weeks. The governor had to take these drastic measures to ensure the safety of the island and although this will be tough on our already weak economy, it has to be done for the safety of the Puerto Rican … Continue reading Social distancing: Day 1
Since we were very young, my brother and I have loved reading, which later led to writing. Just like me, my brother really enjoys writing. He is almost done editing his first book Mangle and its prequel Ramitas, a short story collection that will be published before the novel. They are set to kick off … Continue reading Mangle
So far October has been exhausting for me; I have been working a lot, which is great but I haven't had time to relax and sit down and write. I feel like I have been working extremely long hours every day this week but I have only been working for seven hours. That is one … Continue reading So tired but have to keep going
Happy fourth birthday Unstoppable Maria! I still can't believe it's been four years, I didn't' even realize it has been so long when I remembered it was our birthday today. The years have gone by in a flash and I've enjoyed every day of them, I really hope you have enjoyed reading. Thank you for … Continue reading Happy Birthday!
As of right now I will attempt to read this book It's not a big deal until you look at it like this: Yes, that is 382 pages of text, no pictures or drawings. It is the longest book I've tried to read since the accident six years ago and it looks a little intimidating … Continue reading That’s a long book
As I was reading about Epilepsy Month, which will soon come to an end, I found an interesting article about the recently published memoir, A Mind Unraveled. This memoir, by the award winning journalist and best selling author Kurt Eichenwald tells the story of his struggle with epilepsy. I want to see how somebody else … Continue reading A Mind Unraveled