Things I didn’ Accomplish

I didn’t get tattoo I didn’t decorate the dinning room I didn’t organize the photo Album I didn’t do a water fast I didn’t finish the book of Psalms I only recycled half of the formula cans I didn’t collect clothes for the NICU I didn’t drop off the donations at the thrift store. I watched Netflix I kept my current skin routine I had a plan and 30 goals…. I couldn’t complete them all before my 30th birthday. My goal with this blog is to be honest with all of you as well as my self. Can’t wait to share this year’s adventures with all of you!

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Dress up

Today is the day! I’M 30!!!! AAAAHHHH!!I’m that woman… the one who wears wrinkly t-shirts, wears very little make up, has babies first, gets married after, and finishes University after 30. The one that has stretchmarks, a small bum and a big nose. The one that choose to be a mom over having a career. The one that loves reggaeton […]

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Baby Book

Since I had my 1st child years ago I started a memory book that contains mementos of my child’s pregnancy and birth. The triplets memory book was a challenged. I decided to go with the .. each child gets one memory book. I’ll be the first one to admit it… this isn’t my best work. I wanted to get all […]

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15 years in the making

I was 15 years old the first time I heard about Korean BBQ… it took another 15 years for me to make it to a Korean BBQ restaurant. I took my sister who is visiting from Colombia while my husband took care of the kids. The verdict on Korean BBQ….. I LOVE IT! We had beef, chicken, calamari, fish and […]

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I got new Cookware Set

The first cookware set I bought it was from Walmart. The second was a gift from my parents and it lasted 8 years. Last week I bought what I call my first “grown up” cookware set. I spent around 2 hours doing some research. I looked for online and in-store deals. I came across the brand Paderno. The brand is […]

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Donation – B

A person I love has been battling leukemia for over a year. Blood transfusions have been a life line for them. Now is time to give back. I feel that is important to clear one thing… this post isn’t for praise. This post is to bring awareness to the importance of donating blood. The process is very smooth. You get, […]

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Work…. Out

If you are consistent with your workouts I’m little tiny bit jealous. I’ve always understood the importance of exercise. I’ve experienced the benefits and the feeling after the work out… amazing. So why am I not working out…. Am I lazy or exhausted or both?… I’m gonna go with both Being a full time mom to 5 boys and a full time student is sometimes exhausting. Once the triplets were born I had to pause a lot of things in my life and exercise was one of them. Yes, I move around a lot during the day but that is not exercise… I’ve decided to start from 0. During the triplets pregnancy I lost a lot of muscle mass. For the last couple of days I’ve started my daily routine with this ( https://youtu.be/wPpObC5PnwM ) work out from the momsintofitness YouTube channel. It has been challenging.. I have a long way to go just to get back to my pre pregnancy fitness level. I’m sharing this with all of you because I need to be accountable. I will post some updates on this once a month. I know I will eventually get stronger but right now it feels impossible to achieve my goal.. *Remember to always speak with your health care provider before starting any diet or exercise.

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Icon

In recent years, we’ve heard Margaret Atwood’s name quite a bit. The Handmaid’s Tale TV show has been a successful hit. The story has also been relevant in the women’s movements, specially in the U.S.A. I have never read her books but today that is going to change. As you know by now I got a bunch of kids running around. Whenever I get the chance to read a book I use ebooks. I would prefer to read the printed version but I can’t risk going to the library or having the kids rip the book apart. Today, I logged into the library’s catalog and I went to look for the Handsmaid’s Tale. All the copies are checked out so I browsed to see what else was there. I came across Moral Disorder. I liked the cover, it was available and I checked it out.. Today I’ll start reading the book… I’ll try my best to finish it by the 12th! Happy Reading!

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Shred

Who else has a place where they throw most of their mail? For me… is a diaper box. Most of the mail has been open when received. The issue is that I don’t organize it or shred it. In this box…I found cellphone bills from 4 years ago. Last year we moved, I was so exhausted from packing and taking […]

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Plastics

For the past 15 years the term “Global Warming” or “Climate Change” has been used a lot. Some people say is happening, others say is fear mongering.  I’m not here to debate whether is real or not. What I want to do is to be more conscious about my daily choices and how they affect other beings. Growing up, I was introduced to the importance of preserving the ecosystem and learned some things that I could do to help the environment as well as people. Even after that, it wasn’t until the year 2011 when I started to recycle, throw food scraps in the waste and garbage in the garbage bin. I still don’t do enough, but I have pick up some habits to reduce the amount of garbage we produce. I love to use straws, so what I do is reuse straws. I wash them with soap and water, air dry it and put them in a container so they don’t get damaged. Yes, In Ontario, Canada we use bagged milk, the amount of single use plastic in the package is embarrassing. As a family we have cut back on the consumption of cow milk. At the grocery store we found bottled organic milk. The milk is expensive, for 1 litre we pay $6.00 CAD plus tax. There are 7 of us, that means we would need 2 bottles a day of milk. We like to bake a lot […]

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