As I sit down to write this, I can't help but think of how incredibly proud I am of the young lady you are turning out to be. I cannot wait to see what life brings you and what you make of it. You are amazing and smart and so funny. You make me laugh … Continue reading Be Bold, Be Kind, Be Strong
It happens in a second. Sometimes in a millisecond. You aren’t stunned as much as you are completely unprepared and confused, but at the same time, it all just clicks. Then you begin to realize, that this is the new truth. And life will be forever different. So the real question is, when reality slaps … Continue reading That lovely moment when reality bitch slaps you in the face.
There is so much hype around graduating college. Sure, we're taught that it is a necessity in the ever growing world and that if you ever wanted to make something of yourself, then you just went. Growing up you're taught that it is such a big deal and that life is so much easier after graduation. We all just blindly fill … Continue reading Both feet planted on the ground, well kinda…
You will learn what it is like to have the same friends be there for you one day and not the next, you will be anxious over grades, and you won't want to grow up. Friends will come and go, but some will stay around. Hold on to those. Don't let boys or tiny differences or what other … Continue reading To My Younger Self: It Gets Easier, I Promise
I have had my fair share of roommates and about 98% of them were absolute terrors. Throughout my college and early grad life it seemed like I was constantly moving and experienced some truly unique craziness from the various people I had lived with. The plan is to post a new story to this series every so often and share … Continue reading Story Time: Roommate Series
When I was little, you were always there - never missing a pageant or an event, always good for a hug that wrapped around my whole body and warmed me from the inside out. Smart and strong, someone to be depended on. A role model that any young girl would be grateful to have. You … Continue reading An Open Letter to My Grandmother
Sometimes in life, you have the opportunity to meet your person and the two of you just immediately click. Like, God brought down another person specifically for you and y'all were just meant to be besties. Let's say fate, shall we? Well, that's not how this story goes... I had just started a job at … Continue reading How Mavis met Mary…
The other day I stumbled upon this quote, "Can you remember who you were before the World told you who you should be?" And it got me thinking, what happened to that 18 year old girl that didn't have a care in the world? The girl who did whatever she wanted, whenever she wanted and … Continue reading New year, new me?