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
I am so sick of getting hurt. It's not fair, going through heartbreak time after time, and almost always one-sided. It's exhausting, chasing after a meaningful relationship and expecting to find so much fulfillment. It's detrimental to my mental, physical, and spiritual well-being, measuring my worth to what everybody else has. So what does everybody … Continue reading what everybody else has
you certainly outdid yourself, didn't you? Honestly, I can't think of any other year leading up to this moment in my life that has left a bigger impression than you. You were supposed to be my year. You were supposed to be everybody's year. You were supposed to be the year my brother broadened his palate. … Continue reading twenty-sixteen: a letter
I should be studying for my US history midterm tomorrow, but smh... Have you ever been sitting in the car, on the way to school or wherever, and then you flip to your favorite radio station and hear the morning DJ exclaiming how CHRISTMAS IS IN FIVE DAYS!!!!! (That was me this morning, in case … Continue reading I Am Still in High School (so chill)