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Me To Fight Again

Last week I went to the doctors to get some conclusive news about my worsening symptoms. Unfortunately, I had to take new scans, an MRI with contrast and a PET scan, which means that I had to take off my wedding ring from my very steroid swollen fingers, for the 15th time. The results were…

Suffering

I have some experience (9 years) teaching the belief systems of Hinduism, Buddhism, and samsara, the cycle of rebirth.  Most Indians believe that all beings are born again as a new soul. Life is suffering, so the goal is to end the suffering by exiting the life cycle and reaching nirvana, or its Hindu equivalent,…

Grocery Shopping

Does your family have a fundamental difference when it comes to grocery shopping? Does the way that someone shops for food on a weekly/daily basis make you mad? In all the times that my parents have been down to Chile to take care of me, I think they have seen the inside of the Jumbo…

Surgery

Last Monday, I voluntarily checked myself into the hospital to have a little surgery on my brain. The doctors, Jon, and my parents kept telling me it was a normal procedure and that many people have wires and small boxes in their head.   When Dr. M arrived home from vacation, he did his due diligence,…