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F*** My Peace Corps Life.

Some days, all you can do is laugh.


Today, after an intense struggle of hitchhiking with my pissed off cat to the next village because "they definitely have shots", I returned covered in poop and pee, and with an unvaccinated cat. You win again, Africa.

South Africa 11 days ago     view →

I'm having tea tonight because I have diarrhea but if I'm not seen cooking anything my host family will force me to eat. Also, biting ants have invaded my toilet, slightly complicating my current circumstances;)

Zambia 23 days ago     view →

Coughing up blood. Throwing up. Stuck in my village. No transport. Tropical storm in progress. Call PCMO to seek help. They tell me to take peptobismal!

Mozambique 24 days ago     view →

Found out my 12 year old host sister got caught having sex and moved away and will likely drop out of school...

Zambia about 1 month ago     view →

Treating a guy for STI at my hospital. He proceeds to hit on me. On the up side, leaned how to say "I am not an idiot, you filthy disease ridden slut" in three languages.

Gambia, The 2 months ago     view →

Never bothered to tell Peace Corps (I don't have any vaca days) but I've been in the US for over a month just chillin' ;)

Zambia 3 months ago     view →

Missed school with a foot injury, countless phone calls and 2 doctors visits later, no answers and PC reprimanding me for missing school by revoking my OOC Days...FMPCL

Indonesia 3 months ago     view →

Hooked up with a host country national last night, and THREE condoms broke. Thanks for the cheap quality, developing alcoholism, and possible HIV country that borders with

Swaziland 3 months ago     view →

Today, I couldn't sleep because of an incessant scratching noise. When I finally got up and started making the bed, I realized I had suffocated a mouse in my pillow.

Senegal 3 months ago     view →

Was taking a bus to IST, and it broke down in the bush, left us stranded for over 15 hours..without water or food

Zambia 3 months ago     view →

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