Family, Phone Calls and the Holidays

My grandmother and I speak every single day. It doesn’t matter if the call is 2 mins or 1 hour, we talk and its always been that way between the two of us. The only times we don’t really talk is when she’s asleep, sick or in the hospital. However, this Sunday and last Sunday, […]

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Opening up: Job search, grad school, travel, family

I want to open up about some things right now because I am sad and feel alone. It might be held against me. It might be complaining or overreacting. Honestly, I don’t care because its life, I have no one to talk to and its 2020. I can’t get into my National Student Loan Service […]

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Getting my new permanent resident (PR) card

Getting my new permanent resident (PR) card today made my day. The past few days and weeks have been rough, so seeing it in my hand made me excited and hopeful. It might seem silly, but the truth is the past weeks and months, I have been stressed about it. I sent in my application […]

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September 2020 Memories

I am not sure which one I am more surprised by; the fact that the year is almost over or that I have kept up with these recaps. Just last week I reached 200 followers on this blog. It might not be a lot compared to others, but I am very proud that I have […]

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10 Interesting Facts About me That You May or May not Find interesting

To get to know who I am, I wanted to have a blog post sharing a few interesting things about me 1. I have two middle names. Aaliah Chrystella ***** Joseph For privacy reasons, I prefer not to share what it is but know that it has double letters just like my first 2 names […]

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Christmas is almost 3 months away

So I just looked at the calendar only to realize that Christmas is almost 3 months away. And I started to become sad. Christmas has always been my favourite holiday and time of year. It just feels so magical. It makes me happy seeing the decorations and christmas trees, even that first snowfall. I love […]

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Moving to Canada: Now and Then

People at an airport waiting

This is my 100th post. Wooohoooooo. Perfect timing. Today (June 28th 2015) marks 5 years since I moved to Canada. And its so interesting to look back to see how much life has changed and how much I have changed in those 5 years. Unlike other people, I had it easy. Since my mom was […]

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Weekly Recap: Time to Get My Sh*t Together

So I have been back in Canada for like 3 days, and I think its officially time for me to start getting my shit together. If you’re a bit lost, I spent a few weeks in the Caribbean, came back on Wednesday night and went back to school on Thursday. I know, it was a […]

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Everything is Not Fine

I’ve been debating whether or not I wanted to speak about this, but seeing that I have been crying the past hour-ish, I have my answer. If you read my last post, you would know that I was travelling back to Canada. I arrived safely, but everything is not fine. I like being on planes […]

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Leaving is the Hardest Part

Today my grandmother told me that every time I tell the doggie I’m leaving (because I am the type of person who speaks to her dog), it makes her sad. And honestly, I didn’t have a response to that. Because leaving is always the hardest part. Just to make it less confusing, I came to […]

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