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Today I Buried My Mother | Latina On a Mission Today I Buried My Mother | Latina On a Mission

Today I buried my Mother. It was an emotional day. Memories of days gone by, full of bendiciones/blessings, countless hours baking, cooking, laughing in the kitchen, filled my head. I recalled the traditions handed down, the stories of her brothers and sister playing on the farm. Of a grandma who sat in a rocking chair, [...]

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Providing Food and Hope Post-Sandy #MealsPerHour Thumbnail Providing Food and Hope Post-Sandy #MealsPerHour Thumbnail

While working with Toyota and Food Bank For New York City, as a sponsored Meals Per Hour Ambassador, I was given a bird’s eye view of Sandy’s destruction and its aftermath. It was as if we were viewing homes made of straw and they could not withstand the Big Bad Wolf. But, this was no [...]

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The Face of One Who’s Health Was At Risk  (“When the health of the mother is at risk”) Thumbnail The Face of One Who’s Health Was At Risk  (“When the health of the mother is at risk”) Thumbnail

Before the birth of my youngest son, I had two miscarriages and an abortion. That pregnancy haunts me to this day. My son, my precious child, would have been 12. During that pregnancy, I was placed on partial bed rest. I was high risk. My body had so much trouble holding onto my boys. Yet, this pregnancy lasted [...]

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Laid Bare For The World To See Thumbnail Laid Bare For The World To See Thumbnail

It feels like so much time has passed since my last blog post. In reality, it's only been 2 weeks. Not much in real world time, but it's a lifetime in the blogging world.  I admit, I've tried to blog. I've sat and stared at my laptop almost everyday. Trying with everything in me, to write. Yet, each [...]

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I Got a NEW Blog Design Thumbnail I Got a NEW Blog Design Thumbnail

I got a new design and I'm twirling with joy! If you are reading this in an email or in a feed, feel free to click over to the blog and look it over. The new design is still a work in progress. I still have a few things I need to add and finish. I just [...]

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Run. Jump. Squat. Repeat! Run. Jump. Squat. Repeat! BREATHE. The past few weeks have been intense as a Lucille Roberts Ambassador. My body has done things it hasn't done in ages. Honestly, after my first training session with my Lucille Roberts' Trainer, I didn't think I would make it. I was bright red, gasping for [...]

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Its the first week of 2012 and I'm excited to get started on the right foot. Like many, I have made of list of goals/resolutions that I would like to accomplish. Actually, in honor of 2012, I have made 12! Some may seem redundant, some simple, and others so complex I'm not sure how I [...]

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If you are coming from the CVS Facebook page or video, welcome! / ¡bienvenido! I'm glad you dropped in! If you've seen the video you know I have a surprise coming up. Haven't seen it yet? Make sure you check out the video and stay tuned. It will be posted before the end of the [...]

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This week I met gratitude face to face. In the middle of a chaotic week, I learned I had more to offer when I had nothing to give. Like most women, I am constantly juggling my time to accomplish as much as possible in a 24 hour day. I make to do lists, trying to squeeze in [...]

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I wanted to post this yesterday but have to admit I was beyond exhausted. I flew out to Chicago in the early morning to speak at the Latinos In Social Media (LATISM) Conference. I'm beyond excited to be speaking on a panel titled "The Riches Are In The Niches" on Thursday at 2pm, Central Time. [...]

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