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Gide's Immoralist And The Existential Necessity Of The Colony

The immoralist at the heart of André Gide‘s The Immoralist, Michel, does not travel just anywhere; he travels to French colonies like Algeria and Tunisia; the boys who he meets, is attracted to, and falls in love with, are not just any boys; they are Muslim Arab boys. 466 more words


Survive My First Month in College ✔

Note to self: TAKE A BREAK.

College has been filled with several surprises. For one, I had roommate dram the first two weeks of school- and let me tell you, it. 602 more words

Gastric Bypass Come and Gone

December 12, 2017, I had a gastric bypass surgery. Now, while a lot of people don’t know or understand fully what this is, it’s a pretty drastic surgery that was needed due to the excess weight on my body. 502 more words

Gastric Bypass

In Sickness and In Health

I am writing this post six days after getting a flu that has seriously and mercilessly knocked me on my ass. I hadn’t been sick since Christmas 2016, which prompted me to think about appreciation. 866 more words


Pura Vida, Month #2

Today, February 18th, marks two months since I stopped, dropped, and rolled out of employment. On December 18th, I finished my last day of work in a hurry and without goodbyes after receiving word that my father’s business had caught fire and burned to the ground. 1,281 more words

Puzzle Pieces

Feel love for thyself

Explain to me what love feels like

I want to understand he said

How do I answer him, the question seem unanswerable and yet I should know how to answer everyone should but they couldn’t, because everyone simply knew. 322 more words

Self Development

Lurking Behind the Curtains at the Talent Show

Can the problems of the world be solved with self care? Right or wrong, I think they can. Not in the “let’s get a mani-pedi kind of way,” although that has good points, too. 972 more words