My Life with Ankylosing Spondylitis


Chicago marathon 2018 I remember vividly the first time I felt that pain in my lower back and glutes. I was 16 years old and had just finished playing a competitive soccer match on a sunny, warm, and dry day in Venezuela, my home country. I thought it was just some pain I had picked … Continue reading My Life with Ankylosing Spondylitis

The Family Bond

We have two families – the one we are born into and the one we choose. While we have no decision power or control over the former, we have total decision power and control over the latter. The family we are born into – including parents, siblings, and relatives, is blood-related, and they usually stay … Continue reading The Family Bond

From zero to one – a wild ride from nothing to now

I recently got promoted to being a Senior Engineer. Yes, it’s a big deal. It’s something to celebrate for and be immensely proud of. Actually, now that I think about it retrospectively, it’s a HUGE deal. It’s been a wild ride so far – one that started a few years ago amid uncertainty. It was … Continue reading From zero to one – a wild ride from nothing to now