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Day 5

3 Personality Traits I Am Proud Of? Drive and Determination: This trait has helped me to accomplish my personal and career goals without a doubt! I have had people stomp on me and tell me I would fail, yet I prove them wrong everytime. I am a Registered Nurse because I was able to complete […]

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Day 4

My Guilty Pleasure Ah where to begin!? I have lots!! Including the occasional brownie, ice cream and chocolate syrup topped with whipped cream!! All in all my biggest guilty pleasure are romantic movies. I am a sucker for movies that make me cry and feel butterflies. My husband is not fan of this genre. He […]

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Day 3

Earliest Childhood Memory Take me back to Kindergarten! I am not sure why or how I remember my first class experience; I guess because it was a very happy and fun one. I remember screening day, where they ask a series of questions. I only knew my first and last name. Not sure what child […]

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Day 2

Meaning of My Business Name Diagnosis Not Identity is the name of my personal blog. It is a business name that I would like to turn into a brand. The significance of this name is very simple. My son was diagnosed with Down Syndrome. The expectations this world has of him, because of his diagnosis, […]

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Day 1

20 Facts About Me I have 3 children, Elyanna, Camilla and Rodrigo. I have 4 siblings, Iliana, Alejandra, Adriana and Pablo. I had my son at home with a midwife. I started working after my 16th birthday and have not stopped since. My horoscope is Virgo. I don’t have a Facebook page. My favorite podcast […]

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30-Day Blog Challenge

First of I apologize for the delay to post a blog. Last month was a hectic one! Between birthday planning and early intervention evaluations, it was impossible to even rest. But I am back!! Blogging is very important to me. And since it is the begining of the month, I felt it was only right […]

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My Experience As A Special Needs Parent

My son is turning One this month. What has our first year with Rodrigo Ivan been like? Let’s recap! Rodrigo Iván was diagnosed with Translocation Down Syndrome at 1 week old. Translocation Down Syndrome falls under Trisomy 21 criteria. Meaning, he has an extra copy of the 21st chromosome. The difference here is that the […]

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Post-Partum Depression: Part III

Take a minute to catch up on my Post-Partum Depression series blog posts. Part I here and Part II here! I sent my midwife an email, asking her to meet with me. Unfortunately the communication between mothers and midwives is not quick. I was in a very serious situation and I needed help now! I […]

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Becoming A Charge Nurse

This week I decided to post about my current job position! I am a Charge Nurse II, at a dialysis outpatient clinic. How To Land The Position You Dream Of.. It is extremely important to keep your eye on the prize! Make sure to have that conversation on a regular basis with your current supervisor. […]

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Post-Partum Depression: Part II

Him: Are you ok? Me: (Crying) No. Him: What’s Wrong? Me: I don’t know, I just feel sad. Him: Why? Me: I don’t know, I am just not happy. My Husband That night I let all my emotions out. I had been “secretly” dealing with them. I think my husband knew before I did, that […]

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