Life as I know it is moving with all the force of a bullet train and all the hesitancy of an aged turtle. Everyone's been telling me to embrace this time and not to wish my life away but I never realized how hard it was to appreciate the moment when you'd rather be elsewhere. Yes, I understand life after … Continue reading fiercely committing to the moments
I feel like a mess. per usual. every time I sit down to write something, I lose sight of my initial idea. I want to be intentional and inspiring, like any hopeful writer, but that can be a massive, unnecessary burden to carry. I cannot sit down to write with a packed agenda and this … Continue reading virginia beach or cleveland or knox
we put timelines on everything. education. relationships. success. engagement. marriage. due dates. retirement. we're all human, and we plan. when I was in seventh grade, we had this colossal timeline project we worked on all year. it was a massive pain in the butt, and I must've started over at least twice. We kept adding … Continue reading timelines
We all have them. People who we simply cannot understand. People who get on our everlasting nerves. People whose words aren't taken seriously and people we don't respect. If there's one thing I've taken away from this year, it's that everyone has unfavorable qualities. Qualities that don't work in his or her favor. This fact … Continue reading the hardest thing you will ever do
i am overcome by a defeat of the heart. from mid-august to this very moment, i have harbored the kind of determination and drive that comes when you know what you want and the steps you need to take in order to achieve that something. i have allowed myself to take on a frightening amount … Continue reading i want the good.
I have a habit of biting off more than I can chew. I'm not great at time management. And I can't seem to say no. It's one of my lesser qualities. I can be a pushover, and I'm easily swayed on the small things. For example, bowling on a Saturday night or taking a friend's shift … Continue reading saying “yes” to every good thing
Sometimes you just need to feel something. Anything. Sometimes you just need someone to be there. Anyone. I haven't felt all that in tune with my emotions recently. I can't describe it well. I just know something feels as though it's missing. I've also been feeling this urge to grow up. Mature. Visiting colleges and … Continue reading bloom