Surviving the pandemic-hard-days: Tips from me + the community

It's August 7th and unfortunately, things have gotten exponentially worse.... in the U.S. because the rest of the world has generally gotten their shit together. As things continue to worsen and we wait for the ticking time bomb that is K-12 schools and universities opening for F2F instruction... prior to having a vaccine, there honestly …

Identity crisis… existential questions during cuarentena

To further complicate the identity mierda, I was also 18 the first time I went to Puerto Rico; but, I've been so many times that I've literally lost track. My husband's Puerto Rican, I've been given an honorary Puerto Rican/Caribbean card by several Puerto Ricans, including my suegra. I speak Spanish fluently and have a slight Caribbean accent when doing so, I worship Marc Anthony and Hector Lavoe, my favorite dessert is flan, favorite music genere is probably reggaeton (#rachetontheinside)... así que..... What the heck am I?

Healthy Living & Adulting.. Can they go together?

Hey buds! Check me out consistently posting, and what not (yasss Sherez! Good Job!). Anyways lol, I wanted to post a couple of tips I use to remain active and healthy during graduate school. But don't worry, even if you're not in grad school, these tips can still work for you! During my undergrad, I …

Who I am and Who I Want to be – Sherez Renee Mohamed

Last time I wrote was in March, but I've made a promise to write more faithfully starting today. It was a rough semester. I took my PhD exams and passed (cheaaa!) defended my prospectus and passed (hell chea!), survived a semester living with my sister, and I got married! Currently I'm in Puerto Rico collecting …

3 Reasons Why You Should Learn Your Partner’s Language

Helllooooo! I have been suuuuuper m.i.a., but that's what happens when life hits (PhD preliminary exams, fiancé moving across the country, cohabiting with my sister and nephew, and much, much more)! I also took some time away to focus more on journaling and writing strictly for myself. It helps so much with my personal growth. …