This time last year I was in tears. I was so fearful of the unknown and sad about the distance. I broke down on several occasions and wanted to run to the nearest airport and give up. I felt guilty, alone and insecure about my decision of leaving my son behind. What I didn't know at … Continue reading He is finally here!
When I first arrived in Uganda, I witnessed a lot of white families with Ugandan children on their hips or by their sides, aimlessly tagging along. I would see such instances during my U.S. Embassy visits, most local spots or even at the markets. My initial thought was to frown at the scenario in sheer … Continue reading Should white families adopt African children?
I want to personally thank each and every reader of this blog. Because of your visits, likes, views and follows, I continuously stay encouraged and keep pushing along on this arduous yet totally rewarding writing journey. Honestly, 2015 has been quite a journey in my life, rife with challenges, triumphs and new beginnings. I, however, decided … Continue reading A special thank you message to all my followers!
The date has finally arrived. The date that I’ve anticipated since I left the States. What date is this? The day I go home for the Christmas holiday to see family and more importantly, to spend time with my son. While traveling abroad and extending my life in other places, I tend to always think … Continue reading Holiday Ramblings: My life in Uganda
Hey there good people! You know, one of the hardest parts about being away from home is dealing with loneliness, especially if your a single like myself. Check out my latest You Tube video to find out 4 things I do to fight loneliness! Thank you for watching! Until next time, be blessed and highly favored! … Continue reading I get lonely: My life in Uganda
And...here we go again-Another Thanksgiving away from family, friends and good home-cooked food. Wait a minute, come to think of it, this is my first time away from my son...on a holiday. It's not just the fact of missing him but knowing that he is not around during times like this. Why does it matter? … Continue reading Holiday blues- How I cope: My life in Uganda
I took that one step. I was hesitant about the consequences of moving forward at first, unsure of what in the world (literally) I'd be getting myself into but... I took a step. I know, I've taken chances before but this time, however, seemed so different. Maybe it was the location, the fear of the unknown, … Continue reading It just takes one step…
Hey there! I visited the States for the holidays. I needed to get away, connect with family and do a bit of reflection. Being away from home the entire year is already difficult so not being around for holidays is even worse. Since I managed to make it through the 14-hour flight and the high-priced ticket, I concluded that some things are well worth the … Continue reading Sometimes the sacrifice is well worth the trip…