Tortillas Eaten: 34
Times I’ve Eaten Beans: 5
Times I’ve Eaten Spaghetti: 5
Bouts of Diarrhea: 0
Bug Bites: 12
Camioneta Rides: 8
Times Hit in the Head on Camioneta Rides: 3
Best Camioneta Song of the Week: Spice Girls “Stop”
Best Quote from Training This Week: “Humans fart, on average, 14 times a day.” “EVEN THE GIRLS?!”
Guatemalan Doppelgangers Spotted: 2*
Average Bedtime: 9:30PM
Books Read: 1**
Times My Host Brother Has Beaten Me at Games: 4
Bowls of Fruit Loops My Host Brother Can Eat in One Sitting: 4
Times the Parrot Has Startled Me by Talking When I’m Home Alone: 3
Letters Sent: 8***
Letters Received: 0
Times Mom Has Asked Me if I’m Okay This Week: 5
Number of Friends Who Have Asked About the Existence of Romantic Prospects in My Training Class aka “Any Hotties?”: 5
Times I’ve Been Told I am Going to Marry a Guatemalan: TOO MANY
Physical Activities I Do in the Privacy of My Room to Feel Less Lazy: Dance, Jump Rope (thanks for that nylon cord, Dad!), Sit-Ups
Trick to Getting Through This Weeks Spanish Homework: Answer all questions as if I were Harry Potter.
*I’ve seen a short, pregnant Guatemalan Sami and an internet café managing Guatemalan Travis.
** I finished Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand in my first two weeks in country.
*** Sorry if you weren’t a part of the first round. It’s 6Q for every letter and I’m on a limited budget, loves.