Well, it has officially been two months since I graduated. Things feel great. Things feel nice. Things feel odd. Things feel uneasy, actually. It feels wonderful knowing the start of classes in late August are no longer hanging above me. But… all this time has me questioning if the last four years taught me anything. … More Something to consider before becoming an English Major
Tuesday morning Tyler and I are woken up by our beautiful boxer Kiara (pictured) throwing up. Over the last few weeks she has been having episodes of not eating breakfast and then throwing up white foam. We went to our local vet and they said to add a tablespoon of pumpkin to her food to … More What we go through for our fur babies
Recently, there has been something lurking inside my head ready to be picked apart. I’m blessed to work in a company that has a program set up with German students during their gap year. Basically, after their “high school” many take a year off to travel or to work in a foreign country for experience. … More What’s holding you back?
I’m standing by the back door and the icy wind is turning my ears red. My ears are throbbing and I’m ripping the thin skin off my lips. I’m shaking by the open back door and the icy wind is turning my ears red. My head and ears are throbbing and I’m ripping the thin … More Numb
Recently, I finished the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” and I didn’t realize how much it would resonate with me. It took my boyfriend and I less than a week to finish it due to how addicting it was. Not only did I connect to the characters, but I connected to their reactions. I cried, … More Its time to open up the conversation on mental illness
This is part of a bigger poetry project I’m working on. I hope you enjoy it. It’s not easy to tell you what I’m about to say. The rain has been falling inside of my head for the past month. The clouds are getting heavier and the thunder is making my legs weak. I’ve … More Untitled
Every morning my alarm clock goes off and I groan. Every classroom I go into I groan. Every time I go to my part-time job I groan. Okay, I cannot wait until all of this groaning is gone for good. But how long? I knew I wanted to go to college for english since I … More Being 22 and an almost graduate