That time I was in an abusive relationship

I’ve started this post and deleted it a number of times. 

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The Best of 2016: A Year in Review

2016 has been one of the most memorable years of my life thus far and not just because it’s the most recent.  Continue reading “The Best of 2016: A Year in Review”

Finals Week Pickle

I was so wrapped up in the new and shiny that I forgot to polish myself up too.

I forgot that I am not new and shiny, but I am not old and dull either.

I was so wrapped up in laughing that I forgot why I was laughing.

I forgot that laughter is light-hearted and is the soundtrack to happy memories, not awkward fillers of silence.

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It’s #GivingTuesday and I’m feeling very loved, very cared for, and very giving indeed. I’ve had the chance to watch people give and take over the past semester, in many different capacities and outlets, and I seriously think I’ve found the meaning of life. Jokes. Well, maybe. Continue reading “#GivingTuesday”

My Common App Essay (2015-2016)

After a few e-mail, I was asked to share my common app essay to give a basic idea or ballpark. I won’t say I have the best essay because even now, reading back, there is a lot that I would change or edit. But here it is. Continue reading “My Common App Essay (2015-2016)”