I ABORTED & IT SAVED MY LIFE

I ABORTED & IT SAVED MY LIFE

My period was 4 days late and it was never late. The sore breasts, the puking, the cramps, although these were all symptoms I faced whenever I was on my period anyway. Not to mention the fatigue these past few days. I checked my calendar for the hundredth time before...
7 Reasons Why Living in a Foreign Country is Hard

7 Reasons Why Living in a Foreign Country is Hard

Living abroad sounds exciting. It is exciting. I’m Zambian and my home is Zambia. When an opportunity came for me to leave Zambia, I grabbed it with both hands. I currently live in Malaysia and I have been here for the last three years. When people find out I don’t...
Impact Factor: where can I make a difference?

Impact Factor: where can I make a difference?

On paper, my life in America seemed outstanding.  In 2014, I was a tenured associate professor at one of the best medical schools in the nation, living in a big house on the hill; I was a paragon of privilege.  Inside, though, I was crumbling.  I felt...
Life as a foreigner in South Africa.

Life as a foreigner in South Africa.

I remember the day I got to the Beitbridge border post. As night fell I could see the beauty of the lights across the border, in Musina. My Canaan, right there. To this day I can never put the feeling I had into words. Some can say I had it easy. I had a relative...