Happy Thanksgiving!

In all 27 years of living, this is my very first Thanksgiving away from home. To be honest, I completely forgot today was Thanksgiving because I’m on a beach in freaking Spain #whatislife. I’m thankful for God’s timing. Every step along the way brought me to where I am now, doing exactly what I want…

What is Life?

Today I volunteered with Fulbright Belgium at the International Studies Fair at the Atomium. I met some cool peope, had great conversation, and shared many laughs. Moments like these remind me of how fortunate I am to be here. I’m living in Brussels – the capital of Europe – for one year, funded by 2…

Sleep Hygeine + Facebook Hiatus?

I was on Facebook a couple of days ago and saw a friend (who’s an M.D) mention “sleep hygeine” when another friend asked for advice about difficulty with sleeping. My Dr. friend asked a series of questions: – Do you stare at bright screens before bed? – Do you sleep with your phone – Your…

One of those days…

Disclaimer: everybody and they mama knows how much I love U of M #but Today I’m having one of those days of feeling tired of being black in white spaces. And the thought forcefully pops into my head…[what if you went to Hopkins or Georgetown or U of Houston or Princeton or Penn] … because…

Not a Great Day…

Sometimes I wish I had been a TAD bit more selective who I shared this blog with…because when I have “bad” days I want to blog about that too. And I have to censor the things that I say because… real life. But today, I’m making the executive decision to keep it 100 on this…

Milan Bound!!!

Ridkskai38euddhsbwkw   I’m flying out to Milan in a couple of hours!!! I was always excited to go, but now that I’m actually here at the airport I am ELATED. This is incredible. What a blessing, what a life, how awesome a Presence. (Also… I am here for these tall European men. Goodness gracious. Well…everybody…

21 Day Social Media Cleanse …

I’ll be honest, I don’t think I can go 21 days without Facebook or Instagram but I’m going to try, and not tell a soul about it (except for you guys of course). I love social media because it makes me feel (more) connected to people. Admittedly, the connections I feel are distorted and not…