Category: immigrant

‘MERICA: Getting Down with the Sickness

Alright. I will admit to homesickness. Everytime McDonalds or Starbucks is mentioned, I long for it. That nasty sugar-y-ness is what my soul needs. I miss my parents and my sibling. I’m fed up with being stared at.  I miss being able to go where…

My Goals with Language

Norway teaches its immigrants the language and all about Norway in free courses. I am so excited to do this! My life will be easier once I can speak and understand the world around me.  I have goals. In a years time, I hope…

Genuine with Faith

I had a discussion with my Norwegian relatives yesterday. I was asked to explain why Americans are so religious and all about church. I wanted to ask why they never go to church or include God in everyday….. Here it goes. Norwegians can be…

The Healthcare Difference

I believe the misdiagnosis of labelling me type 1 diabetic was not an accident but meant to make companies and doctors richer. I was told I was heading toward kidney failure, blood dialysis, and more neuropathy. I’m only 28 years old. How could I…