Day Fifty One: Birthday Adventure Begins!

My new record for how early I’ve gotten to the airport is seven and a half hours before departure. It’s birthday adventure weekend! I literally sprinted through Salamanca, backpack on with neck pillow attached and slinging around, purse around my body, a gigantic bag of food my host mom in my hand, to get to…

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Day Forty Eight: Field Notes

It’s a write-y kind of day! Yay!!! This morning I had a new realization that I really wanted to write down, then instead of napping after lunch and six hours of classes I went to a new coffee shop with friends and wrote in a journal for my thesis, and I’ve paused to write little…

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Day Forty Seven: Little Things

Another day with not much to report, although I am feeling better than yesterday. It’s cold and rainy here, and last night my host mom gave me another blanket that reminds me of my grandparents’ house. We had my favorite soup for dinner with salad and some delicious stuffed peppers. The medicine I’m taking makes…

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Day Forty Six: The Rain

Today began with me feeling like I was in an anime, sitting on a bench outside of a hospital with a gray sky and cold wind. I went to the emergency room today, which doesn’t mean what it does in the states. It’s just all that was open today and I didn’t want to keep…

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Day Forty Five: Movie Day

Today: Last night ended with a movie and Facetime call until 5:00AM and my roommate’s friend left this morning so that meant today was a chill day. This is actually one of my last weekends to be able to do this, and even though I don’t feel great about wasting my time, it was still…

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