After a (beautiful) escapade through Ireland, the beginning of my final weekend in Lourdes started pretty choppy. My mom, who was supposed to be with me at the time, happen to acquire a massive kidney stone a few days before she was meant to leave and had to call off plans (she’s good now!), and … Continue reading With Me.
a summer spent in a safe haven for the sick.
One Month as a European.
I've been living in Europe for one month. I've been living in Europe for one month? Time is flying and I don't even know how that's a thing, but whatta packed month of beauty it has been. Post-family wedding in Italy, I returned to Lourdes 2.5 weeks ago to start volunteering. From the multi-abilities among … Continue reading One Month as a European.
Two Weeks In.
Just like that-- I've been in Europe for two weeks (and a whirlwind of two weeks at that).Between bus rides, trains, and a lot of time in the air, so much has happened in the past two weeks that I myself am even having a hard time remembering. So let's start at the beginning? For … Continue reading Two Weeks In.
The last 13 months in a nutshell: 1) saying yes to a (part-time) middle-school counseling job after a long season off to focus on my health, 2) a long commute, working around student schedules, and expectations beyond simply counseling soon making me feel I was not capable of doing this job well, 3) deciding to … Continue reading Changes.