Let your emotions be big. Let the pride and the confidence take over if it makes you happy. Be forgiving and continue to focus not on getting better, but just being better.
This was totally meant to be one of those, "saved drafts" that never sees the light of day. But I think these last 12 months are something to be celebrated so - cheers to all the friends who keep me sane, the family who supported my decisions, and the girl who stood strong and is continuing to make all of this happen.
I'm tired of just seeing words like "ignorance, bigot, hypocritical, and greedy" come across my news feeds. I'm ready to showcase the compassion, acceptance, and love that I know the majority of this country has.
We all know what the ringing of a new year means to the vast majority of people. I won't take the time to explain it all because it's April, meaning "fresh starts" and new long-term goals are so three months ago. Plus, this blog isn't really about any of that. Some of us rang it … Continue reading when i think about you, i think about 17
For what I can remember of the last 23 years, I've always had two best friends that I can count on for more than just your typical advice. I was raised by them. Cared for by them. I grew from them. Learned so much from them. I couldn't imagine this life any differently, nor would I ask for it to be.
.. and truth be told I learned SO MUCH. 1. We truly bitch about everything. I'm sorry, that may be too blunt for some of you. You know, I was raised to never question someone on their political stance or ask about their salary. This doesn't mean I avoid any heavy conversations, it just means … Continue reading I Took a Social Media Diet…
First of all, thank you. You may never know or understand the value of our friendship in my eyes, but this is where I hopefully can show you how grateful I am for you and our relationship. You helped me see that my insecurities were not my own. I could read Cosmo articles about body … Continue reading To the Friend Who Helped Me Become Honest with Myself
Truthfully, I hope that one day I'm able to mentor a young lady the way I've been mentored over the last couple of years. I think that's one of the best tools we as women have - the power to help one another through the adventures of life. Everything is a learning experience, and we'll all make mistakes. One of the biggest things we can do for one another is tell our stories and support those we have the chance to work with.
I know I'm young, and millennials are supposed to never settle down, but I don't think I'd be able to survive without splurging and turning this place into a real home. Plus, I've always considered myself to be a product of the wrong generation.