Health of a migrant

Happy hump day! Unfortunately this blog post is coming later in the day. I do apologize. I was invited to seat on a panel hosted by the Health Department and the Diversity Advisory Council for Health Equity. As an immigrant, speaker and health professional, I was overjoyed to participate. I had 2 other lovely guests …

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Why you may struggle to make friends in America

  So I made this eggplant stir fry, am pretty proud of myself for trying something new! My husband loved it but, I wasn't a huge fan of eggplant. I think the taste has to grow on me.Like people. Bahahahahah! When I first moved to America I had a hard time making and keeping meaningful friendships. …

Pep talk for your Monday..

Because I feel the need to have a pep talk with you, my migrant e-family. For students, workers, those looking for a job or whatever the situation is, get in here! Just a quick reminder: We didn't move across the world to be mediocre or comfortable. No, we moved to get opportunities, use our talents …

Then came fear and worry…

Over this past weekend I had one of my friend's visit me from out of town. It was awesome to catch up,cook together and try new recipes. We made stir fried tofu with red/purple cabbage seasoned with: garlic,ginger,onions,barbecue sauce, onion powder,garlic powder,black pepper and salt. It was so good!!! We ate it with some lightly …

What you packin’?

Let me start by screaming a huge CONGRATULATIONS to an awesome blog reader here on the migrant corner, Amarachi! Amarchi got admitted to grad school, passed the visa interviews and is headed to USA! I can imagine your excitement!! I am sure as you bring out your suitcase to pack, you are asking yourself "What should …

Keep saving!

Monday morning and I am energized! After I posted  Ways to make college cheaper I wanted to share more tips, so let's do it! PHONE BILL: It can get pretty expensive! I was with AT&T for a long while and then switched to Sprint (both are great) but, not everyone can afford to pay $80 or more per month …

Ways to make college cheaper (cont’d)

I can't believe I am ill! I was just congratulating myself last week on not getting sick this summer. Now am here sitting on my bed, nose blocked, head hurts like crap and my throat is sore. ugh!!!!!! so annoying. But I must blog 🙂  Am all about saving money and I figured so were …

Ways to make college cheaper

If you are anything like me, attending college has put a very very nice deep dent  HOLE in your account and finances. August = Fall semester begins, education in America cost $$$$. So if you are trying to save money (like me) every possible chance you get, pay attention to these tips: DONT BUY TEXTBOOKS IN …