loss and learning

Today I've been spending a lot more time than usual reflecting on life....  I feel as if all my recent blog posts have been about all the crazy things spinning round and round in circles in my head. But sometimes that's part of living abroad, just because you're living in a different country, in a … Continue reading loss and learning

friendships abroad.

In honor of today being national best friend day in the US I've been reflecting a lot on friendships, and the way living abroad affects them. Living abroad affects friendships in many ways, it creates new one, distances old ones but also sheds a lot of light into the strength of certain friendships. For my … Continue reading friendships abroad.

when a dream becomes reality

... when a dream becomes a reality it's an amazing thing... right? at least it should be .... Right now something I've been dreaming of (for seemingly my whole life.... well, at least as long as I can remember) has a real strong possibility of becoming reality and honestly, I'm not sure if it's really … Continue reading when a dream becomes reality

The changes that come

I overthink completely everything... also, I don't handle change well.... so these things I am dealing with, these major life choices I need to start making, are extremely difficult. So this decision I have made to return to the states after I complete my masters is something that I am really struggling with at the … Continue reading The changes that come

2 years ago

Two years ago today was the day everything changed. It was the day I bought a one way ticket to Barcelona. It was the day my dreams became a reality. It was the day I started to believe that anything was possible.    That was both the scariest and happiest day. I was so scared … Continue reading 2 years ago

Love Abroad

What happens when you fall in love abroad? I thought that would be a question I would never need to figure out the answer to, a problem I would never face. But sometimes life doesn't happen the way you think it will. But the reality is I've met someone and it's really changed everything. The … Continue reading Love Abroad

Living (abroad) with anxiety 

Anxiety is like the giant elephant in the room. Something you always feel, always see, but no one else notices it... or wants to talk about it. It's something that I've kept out of my writing, and after having a rather difficult past few weeks I felt it was time to address it. (In some … Continue reading Living (abroad) with anxiety 

A Year and a Half of Living Abroad

I have officially been living abroad for a year and a half (and 3 days). This is crazy. In the beginning of this "journey" I didn't think I would make it through the first month, let alone a whole year.... and now here I am in my second year. And thinking about doing a third.... … Continue reading A Year and a Half of Living Abroad