Last evening, I sat down trying to figure out what to make for dinner. Usually, I wash my hair on Thursdays. So after gym and the hair wash, I don’t have much time and I usually end up cooking something light like eggs or bread or anything ready.. 679 more words
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The number one thing I feel homesick for when I’m in Casablanca is exercise. I miss how easily I could exercise in Chicago; there were two gyms right near my home, a beautiful running path, and just a mile away was the lakefront path, which I biked down many weekend afternoons on my way downtown. 276 more words
Walking from the school parking lot to the pick up area, I could see Oliver standing to the side of his class by himself.
It was about six-months after we arrived in Atlanta and the slump of his shoulders and downward tilt of his head made my heart seize up and sink to the soles of my feet. 1,109 more words
The worst thing about homesickness is that it gets you in ways you don’t expect. As an expat, homesickness is probably part of the territory – this is my first experience of living abroad, so many of the related emotions are still new to me – along with stress, loneliness and anxiety. 690 more words
It’s no secret: I’ve been incredibly homesick lately. It doesn’t make sense, seeing as I love Chicago and everyone here. Sometimes, though, even when you’re 19 years old and technically a legal adult, you still miss your mom for no particular reason at all, especially when she’s half-way across the country. 527 more words