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🏮R’s First Week in China!

What were you grateful for this week? Google Translate. 

What was the most challenging part of this week? Staying inside for most of the week.

Tell us about a "wow" moment you had this week. I staged drawings done by some stuffed animals for the little girl (A) I'm teaching english to. The drawings then inspired the word of the day. This made A very excited and made her understand the word quickly.

Tell us about your week!  I posted on my blog. Here's the link to it. https://reemikram97.wixsite.com/website-1

It has been awhile since I’ve updated ya’ll on my life. Well to fill you in, nothing exciting has happened since the year has started- EXPECT for the fact that I moved to CHINA. Yea, you heard me, I am living in FREAKING CHINA RIGHT NOW! It has officially been a week since I moved down here and oh boy jet lag has got me feeling all kinds of eff’d up. My sleep schedule could be compared to Fergie’s take on the National Anthem during that 2018 NBA All-star game, complete trash. But it’s all good in the neighborhood, sleep isn't even that great. Besides only sleeping 40 minutes each day, everything is amazing! The weather is warm and humid as hell #FloridaVibes and the people are kind and inviting. What more could you ask for? Also, on another note, before I moved here I assumed I would lose weight because the food might be unappealing, but honestly that was a fat joke. The food here is surprisingly delicious and I have eaten my weight in rice and noodles about 1000 times already. Real Chinese food holds interesting flavors that your norm Chinese takeout could never come near to. If I were to sum up the food in three words, this would be it: Simple


Different Though each dish may seem chaotic, once you take a bite you will realize that the flavors are quite simple. I would even say that some of the dishes that I have tried so far are tasteless. But each plate is yummy, plentiful and unique to their own, which is pretty cool. So yea, tell your local Chinese restaurant to get their crap together. The best thing I have tried so far would be 鸡肉米粉 (Jīròu mǐfěn). In english, that means Rice Noodles with chicken. And lemme tell ya, that stuff tastes just like chicken noodle soup <3. China has treated my belly really well and hopefully it will treat my new year resolutions well too. I have made sure to prioritize my time this year for things that will better me in the long run and so far I have been keeping to it. I will be living here for the next seven months and during my stay I will continue taking risks, finding my passion and be content with being alone. Also, please keep me in your prayers, for I am just about to use the Metro for the first time and I am absolutely terrible with directions.

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