I drew this after receiving the adenoma diagnosis in 1999

Psalm 19

Psalm 19
Pat Garcia receiving the sunrise. Photo: Victor Alonso Martinez Garcia

The journey.....................................


marathon of life: How did all this begin?

I was coming out of the bathroom after taking a shower I felt a strange dizziness and sat down at the couch. One hour later I "woke up" I felt strange .................. more

Dioko in greek means to follow or press hard after, to pursue with earnestness and diligence in order to obtain, to go after with the desire of obtaining.

marathon of life: Surviving a brain tumor


As we face many storms faith is like an anchor that keeps us from drifting and casting away in order to continue our journey, sometimes facing frightening waves, sometimes on dry desert land or cold inhospitable weather .

Marathon of life: Finding out about Epylepsy

At least I knew what was attacking my body I knew what was happening yet it was so painful. Thyrotoxic episodes were exacerbating seizures.

In patients with established epilepsy (including generalized epilepsy syndromes), seizures and paroxysmal EEG
abnormalities can be exacerbated by hyperthyroidism In other patients, focal or generalized seizures occur only during thyrotoxic episodes. Seizure exacerbations usually remit when patients become euthyroid with treatment.

My art and epylepsy: Creative Sparks

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Shootings and Police Persecutions in La Paz BCS Mexico

Panic, tension, sadness and confusion were some of the feelings that overwhelmed the population of the city of La Paz last night as shootings with automatic weapons were heard in different parts of the city.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

1° Marathon of Life Fundraising Bazaar

Great time and a successful event! Looking forward to the next one, next week?
We´re working for our patients Christmas Party.

The TeamSAM_4842

Working Hard!!
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Chatting with the custumers as they choose nice accesories
Ismerai and Niz at work.

Clients choosing from donated items, there were some great buys there!

Monday, November 17, 2014

BAJA 1000, CONQUISTA AGRARIA 2014

Besides the excitement of the Off Road, family bonding and breathtaking landscapes!
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Baja 1000 2014

Fishing in Solitude

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Wheelchair Accessible Public Transportation in La Paz B.C.S

Believe it or not, we didn´t have air conditioned public transportation in a city where temperatures raise above a 100° F. and no way did we have wheelchair accessible transportation.
Today was a special day!



Saturday, November 1, 2014

Shed the Past: Don´t Stumble on it.


During this period of my life I know I´m shedding something..... I know I´ve been hurting.... I won´t stay down laying in pain. I´ve got to press forward.
Closing Cycles: New Beginning

Friday, October 10, 2014

I´ve Lost a Piece of Me


Hey! I´ve lost a piece of me.....somehow, somewhere....
Don´t know what it is, don´t know how I can fill it in. How can I replace it?
Should I just leave the blank.

Tried to see the moon last night, it was hidden from my eyes
a tree, a cloud....
It looked at me from "penunmbras" yet iit could hurt me not, dissapoint me not.....

Later I found out... it was a blood moon at sunrise, I saw it before...
just didn´t know what was coming, or happening
didn´t recognize the signs.
Didn´t I? Did I?

Well.... I´ve lost a piece of me.

Patricia García

October 8th  2014
When we lost someone dear, when we are rejected or abused it can cause a huge gap in our hearts, dissapointments and failures can leave us with a great void, an wound that hurts or one that is numb from shock.

Only God can fill us with His presence..... He calls us to draw near...
Ephesians 3:19
Psalms 16:11

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