I can finally say that I survived my first college finals week. It was the longest week of my life; it seemed to last three years. My tests didn't go as planned but I tried my best and practically became a slave to studying in the process. I reached the point towards the end of … Continue reading Lessons Learned While Surviving Finals
This post is going to be a rather long one (but I tried to condense it to the best of my abilities) so if you want, go ahead and get some tea, maybe some popcorn and get cozy. I'll give you a moment to get settled. Okay, ready? At the beginning of my sophomore year of high … Continue reading My Italian Sister
Growing up, whenever I was upset, I would cuddle with my favorite stuffed cat named Kitty (I know such a clever name for a cat). I would squeeze him tight and sometimes cry into him. But as I got older, I began turning towards different things that brought me comfort; granted, Kitty is still the … Continue reading Finding Your Comfort.
I'm sitting here at dinner feeling utterly defeated. If that feeling alone isn't enough, I also know that it's my fault. It's 100% my fault that I have no friends. I haven't put myself out there, I know that. But I also know that I've had many internal issues that needed to be addressed. At … Continue reading College Blues & Jumbled Thoughts
We’ve all had those moments of sheer panic. The moment you realize that you’ve left your interchangeable adapter plugs in your London hotel while you’re unpacking your bags in Paris. When your teacher announces that he wants the class to pass hard copies of their essays to the front of the room; meanwhile you had … Continue reading The End of the World