I got an e-mail stating that my packet o' crap for my visa had been received. Great. My passport was sent back to me and I have that now. Mkay. My application has to be sent to Oslo now, said the little slip of paper inside my passport. So what is my actual wait for … Continue reading Waiting Impatiently Pt 1
Thank you, email account for not judging me for checking my mail every five minutes. I just want that dang email saying discussing my visa and what to do next so bad. Can I go see my hubby yet? I refresh the email account. Nothing.
Okay everyone, this is the part where I am going to have to say that this all sucks. The state I'm in is simple: ANXIOUS just... all the time. There is a constant nagging feeling that everything could be catastrophic and there is a lingering sense of impending doom. It's annoying and feels down right … Continue reading Rainy Clouds and Sunshine
The world is becoming a lot smaller thanks to online resources such as facebook. That is how I first spoke to my now hubby. We would talk everyday through facebook chat about anything and everything. When we started to date and he had to fly back to Norway other people started to wonder if our … Continue reading Secrets to a Loving Long Distance Relationship
Story of my Struggle I have been working out for 6 years with no results. I did fad diets and joined an expensive-all-the-works gym. I was misdiagnosed as a type 1 diabetic and got re-diagnosed as type 2 while in Norway. After going to Norway I noticed I the scale moved. I had actually begun … Continue reading Losing Weight 2
I looked up some big sociological words that all apply to me: Immigrant subcultures, biculturalism, cultural assimilation..... these words all have to do with "blending in" with your culture or choosing to live with multiple identities. What I will do with myself in Norway is unclear to me in terms of assimilation, or becoming a … Continue reading Biculturalsim Poll