If you follow world news, you will have seen Burkina Faso’s name come up in the past few weeks. With the most recent president, Blaise Compare, ending his 27 years of reign after protest and revolt, the country is in a very interesting place. I hope the best for them. I’ve heard from friends and […]
I know what I am passionate about and what makes me happy, yet our daily lives are filled with so many options, opportunities, and distractions. It is hard to stay focused and heading down a path of self-improvement and progress.
Your mother was right to worry about who you were hanging out with as a child. Now that you’re an adult, the worrying, however, shouldn’t stop. It is up to you to worry about who you are hanging out with. The people we choose to associate with have a strong influence on our attitudes, drive, […]
Hey everyone, So sorry for the absence. How is life treating me after Peace Corps? Things are starting to become a lot smoother but I am of course getting myself over involved. I just have too many interests! Why haven’t I been blogging? Well, I have actually. Just in a different place. Ten days ago […]
Today marks 1 month since I came back from Burkina Faso. Today is also the second day of classes. I’m back at Indiana University to finish out my last two semesters for my two degrees. I first thought that it was going to be great to have something to come back to, going right back […]
“Sometimes when you’re overwhelmed by a situation- when you’re in the darkest of darkness – that’s when your priorities are reordered.” –Phoebe Snow The past few weeks have been some of the most trying and crazy weeks of my life. I, however, have come out on the other end better, stronger, and wiser after it […]
Yesterday, I was told I tested positive for HIV. I was called into the doctor’s office, after having blood drawn for my Peace Corps end-of-service physical, and was told I tested positive for HIV. I sat there still, hearing the words be replayed in my head. I was told I tested positive for HIV. How? […]