Yesterday is not Tomorrow

"Kay, are you alright?" I hear a knuckle tap my door. "Can I come in?" I bury my tear-stained cheeks in my pillows and whimper. There is nothing easy about being twenty years old. "Honey, what's wrong?" I consider the best way to answer my mother's question: my body is livid that I went another … Continue reading Yesterday is not Tomorrow

Have Yourself A Merry Little Pity Party

Yesterday marked my first Christmas away from home, in a warm climate, and aboard a ship. Rough life, huh? In all sincerity, I wasn't particularly excited to celebrate this year. Since I arrived on the Africa Mercy five weeks ago I have battled a severe case of "scrambled egg brain." This self-diagnosis reflects the ever-changing emotions and tired, mushy state … Continue reading Have Yourself A Merry Little Pity Party