As 2016 came a close, I had come to realize just how many monumental moments occurred during the last year. I went to prom with my girlfriend. This was a big deal because we are a long distance couple, so doing something normal felt nice; it's also how I basically came out to people at school. I … Continue reading Moments & People.
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