Accustomization and the Return of the Monster Belly

Currently it has been nearly 2 months since I’ve moved to Brazil and I am certain that this Jessica has undergone some minor changes. First of all, fashion isn’t everything for me here, as now I only take about 8 minutes to get ready in the morning vs. the 45 minutes I would take back in the…

The Pre-Departure

Hello all and welcome to my blog! I am from Seattle, WA, and thanks to an AMAZING BP Scholarship, I will be studying abroad in Brazil for an entire year! I am beyond excited for the upcoming experiences that I will encounter, and I’m ready to fully immerse myself in the Brazilian culture.    I will soon…