My Post Concussion Syndrome Story

My Post Concussion Syndrome Story

Flattening the Nerve: A Brain Injury's Journey Through a PandemicFor most, 2020 felt like getting hit by a ton of bricks, with routines shaken and unexpected challenges. For me, it felt like getting T-boned by a car while riding a bike and hitting my head hard on the...

My Post Concussion Timeline

My Post Concussion Timeline

My PCS Timeline Below are all of the details of my recovery so far. Please leave any questions below or contact me! I'm determined to make a full recovery and am excited to share whatever path it takes me to get there.Relevant Health Pre-Injuries: Lifelong soccer...

My Favorite Destinations

My Favorite Destinations

My Favorites (so far!)   All-time Favorite Destination Madeira Island, Portugal  Favorite Aesthetic/View Mountains and WaterFavorite ActivitiesZip-lining over and through the trees in Monteverde, Costa RicaRiding a camel through the Sahara in Merzouga,...

Remote Year-End Reflections

Remote Year-End Reflections

Greeted by the sweet smell of Subway sandwiches, a $7 airport smoothie, Taylor Swift over the loudspeaker, 3 degrees and snow, and a TSA guard named Busby, I’M BAACCKKKK in America. Surprisingly happy to be here for now and particularly excited by fridges stocked with...

Week 52: Mexico City

Week 52: Mexico City

Holy hot damn. Week 52. It’s over. WHAT!? I will do a more extensive reflection on the year, but for now, here’s how the last week of Remote Year went down! Processing all sorts of emotions. Interesting Mexico things: I wrote previously about the poor water situation...

Week 51: Mexico City

Week 51: Mexico City

This week was all about spending time with Parea, literally every week night. The end is getting real. Freaky and sad. Spent the weekend with some fun visitors, getting in some more exploration of CD MX! Culture Things: Because Mexico: supposedly this is the proper...

Week 50: Mexico City

Week 50: Mexico City

Y’all, this was my first full, 40-hour work week all year. I’m exhausted. Is this what real life is like? Nahh in all honesty, work was busy in a good way and I still had time for activities. And yes, still plenty of time for tacos. Culture Notes: Mexico City is...

Week 49: Mexico City

Week 49: Mexico City

And just like that, I’m into the last month of Remote Year (be prepared for a month of nostalgia). But, MEXICO, WHAT’S UP!? Also, hola 2020! 2019 was a hell of a year, how will I top it!? This month I’m living in a house with four others in the Condesa neighborhood of...

Week 48: Medellin

Week 48: Medellin

Merry Christmas! Happy Hanukkah! Happy Holidays to all! I enjoyed a nice holiday with Parea, but I have to say, I was really missing home this week. I was reminded how much I love this week of the year at home as I watched all my family arrive to Franklin and...

Week 47: Medellin

Week 47: Medellin

This week primarily consisted of being sick in bed (just your standard head cold) BUT saw another amazing region of the country and got some very exciting job news! Things to note: Rappi food delivery, similar to UberEats, is used all over South America but is...