Posts tagged Brazzaville

A few weeks ago I competed at my first ever All-Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo, and of course, I had to vlog my experience! Watch as I train, get accustomed to the Congo, and support Ghana in all its glory. Don't forget to like, comment, and subscribe!

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My last week at the All-African Games sped by much faster than the first one.  Once Sunday hit, I barely had time to look for WiFi or watch any other event that wasn't happening at the track.  

The 100 preliminaries and semi-finals were scheduled to be on the first day - the first round early in the morning and the second later in the evening.  This was the first day that the temperature outside actually reached a point where I could positively say it was hot.  Even the ever-present fog lifted that day, and left the sun beating down on us during warm-ups.

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The All-African Games, Brazzaville 2015 - Week One

It's only been three days since I've returned from the Congo, but it still feels like a lifetime ago.  There are things I miss when I get back from bigger meets like this one - the teammates I rarely get to see, meeting so many new people, the feeling of pride that comes with competing for Ghana on an international level - just to name a few.  Overall, my time Brazzaville, Congo was OK at best.  A lot of things didn't go as expected, but I've learned over time to just roll with the punches and make the best of every opportunity I'm given. 

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7 Thoughts on a Saturday Night

1.  Why is packing so annoying?  I'm so ready to stop living out of suitcases and feeling settled for once.  As excited as I am to go compete, I'm just as excited to come back and decorate my room.

2.  I've been really into decor lately.  I'm still trying to find my still, but I've been enjoying using Pinterest to discover new ideas.

3.  I have amazing friends.  I try to voice it a lot to them, but I always feel like it's never enough to show just how much I appreciate all their love and support.  It seriously keeps me going.

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