November Reflection on Graduation

Despite feeling on top of the world after graduating, and as if I could get through anything if I could survive high school, I feel much more resilient now. Living on my own as an independent for the first time has presented me with more challenges than I could have ever imagine, but I’ve neverContinue reading “November Reflection on Graduation”

My Day to Day, Chicago Style

Moving away from home is all I’ve ever dreamed of and more, but it doesn’t come without its challenges. Developing a routine has definitely helped, though. My day begins at 7:45am to the tune of my shrill alarm, to which I promptly snooze untiI 8:20. I begrudgingly remove myself from the sacred encapsulation of myContinue reading “My Day to Day, Chicago Style”

Staying Brave, Kind, and Strong

Happy new year! I feel as though I have felt a lot of emotions throughout my gap year. I’ve gotten really excited and happy but I’ve also felt really lost and lonely. My experience has been a series of unraveling layers of unknowns. Moving to a new state, starting a new job, making new friends.Continue reading “Staying Brave, Kind, and Strong”