• Africa

    Africa – Part 2

    I was over the moon excited to be selected to go to Africa on this trip.  I knew several months in advance and started prepping for my trip mentally and physically.  By physically, I mean, I didn’t start working out, I mean I had to get almost every vaccine known to man, I say that in a joking manner – but I did have to get a lot of shots.  The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends the vaccines you should get prior to traveling to Rwanda.  I also went to an organization called Passport Health to help me through the process.  In the end I was vaccinated with Yellow…

  • Africa

    Africa – Part 1

    I recently had the opportunity to travel with 9 other women to other side of the world to Rwanda, Africa.  I have never traveled that far in my entire life, so to say that it was a life-changing experience for me, is an understatement.  Before I completely forget about all of the specifics of the experiences, I want to write as much down as I possibly can.  Most of the women that I traveled with were smart enough to keep a daily journal while we were there, I’m not that smart.  (side note:  nor do I even know how to keep a journal.  I feel like journaling is helpful though. …