*This is being posted now that I have completed my Peace Corps service to avoid censorship* Having grown up in America literally born on both sides of the color lines. I have never felt more exposed to latent, so in your face white privilege and racism than in Morocco. I wonder if I notice it more… Read More White Privilege and Racism in Morocco
So after MANY trials and tribulations my husband arrived at SFO (San Francisco International Airport) on July 27th 2015 from Morocco via Frankfurt, Germany. I kept it pretty hush hush just because I have been through so many ups and downs emotionally since I left Morocco to give birth that if I was disappointed yet… Read More Alhumdualillah my husband has arrived!
So I have been back in the good old USA now since December 19th 2014. It has been a stressful and emotional return to the US. Its been stressful because – + Dealing with reverse culture shock. Yes there is reverse culture shock when you have been away from home as long as I have. … Read More Back in the USA…
So in December after waiting over 30 days to hear from my husband’s work about him quitting his job in Morocco – having heard nothing although my husband has his visa in hand. My husband and I decided that I would fly back to the USA to give birth in California without him potentially there… Read More Pregnancy Update – December 2014
Salaam alaikum. So finally I feel like writing about my pregnancy for this month and a little bit about how I was feeling last month. Alhumdualillah I finally am over the nasty chest cold I caught before our trip to Casablanca for my husbands visa interview in October. Before I travelled I saw the nurses/dr… Read More Pregnancy Update – October and November
So on 10/10 after getting a 221g and the receipt for my husbands visa/passport after dealing with the consulate officer – Mr. RPCV Kenya/ Flying Spagetti Monster – I walked out of the consulate knowing I had very little time to ensure my husband was given a visa and his case wasn’t sent back to… Read More Casablanca Consulate Interview Update!
So on 10/10 my husband and I woke up at 6 am to the sound of the athan- a feat for me as I have been battling a cold since before we arrived on Tuesday of that week on the over night train from Taza. I had made sure the night before that we packed… Read More Casablanca Consulate – Visa Interview – 10/10/2014