Grad School Diaries: When it makes me cry

In some way, I am joking about grad school making me cry, but its also true. It made me cry tonight. I will explain. This week has been a rough and emotional one. My grandmother’s funeral was on Monday and it was rough. Obviously, I am still grieving and not over it. The past 3 […]

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August 2021 Memories

This month feels like the month from hell. So much has happened – more bad than good. So, I am going to keep this short. Life My grandmother died almost a week ago. This was my breaking point and too be honest, I don’t know if and how I will recover. I’ve lost a lot […]

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I Lost my grandmother

Two months ago, my grandmother got sick. And it worse very fast. On Wednesday night she died. Its been hard and still doesn’t feel real. I am not ready to talk about it yet, but I shared my journal entry for that which tries to explain what I cant.

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July 2021 Memories

A part of me thought about not doing one of these memory recaps this month, but you know what, I’ve been doing it for a year and a half and its been one of my favorite posts. Too make it organized I am doing headers. Life I have talked about it a few times before, […]

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My life is a fucking shit show right now. I will explain…

Its been a day. I am currently crying. I feel like I am losing control of every single thing in my life. And I have no one to speak to right now, so I am going to vent here. If you’re new, welcome. My name is Aaliah and my life is a fucking shit show […]

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Do you prefer writing or math?

Fun fact, on top of my full-time job, I have a part time job doing grant work for a charitable organization. I love working with the NGO sector and its the reason why I volunteer. Grants involve research and writing. Guess what? I love the former. Not a fan of the latter. Ever since I […]

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June 2021 Memories

Somehow we are halfway through the year already. Honestly, I am not sure if I am excited or sad about that. At least my birthday is in July – I have that to look forward to. The best way to describe June was an emotional shit show. June marked the 2nd anniversary of my uncle’s […]

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Turns out it was a blood clot

A few days ago, I made a post being an emotional mess because my grandmother was really sick and I was terrified she would die. After a lot of testing, turns out she had a blood clot in her brain. If I am being honest, I do not know how to feel about hearing that. […]

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I started a job

In my last post, I was an emotional mess. Lets be honest, I am always an emotional mess, so nothing will ever change. However, today is an okay day. There is a bit of news I have been meaning to share for a while but never got around to it because I post when I […]

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I just can’t do it again.

Originally, I planned to post something I’ve been wanting to talk about and something I’m proud. But emotionally I’m a mess, and balling my eyes out right now and can’t do that. So instead, I am going to put out my feelings. My grandmother’s been sick lately. And this week, it was bad. She doesn’t […]

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