I must confess the truth. Leaving Chicago has been the best decision I've ever made in my life. I tried. I really did try to make it work. I gave myself completely to the demands of the city. I worked overnights, double shifts, all for minimum wage. Tried to mold myself to fit in… Continue reading Sometimes you’ve got to give in to win
I have been letting myself down a lot this past year. I've been making excuses for why I'm treading water. I've been blaming the universe for giving me difficult circumstances, that prevent me from moving forward. I then decide that the solution to get away from all this negative juju invading my headspace is to well, move. Queue positive vibes &… Continue reading Why I succeed at failing
Why is it that we have to feel so low, so poorly about ourselves, our aspirations (or lack thereof), our being stuck, our resentment towards the path we chose two years ago, before the urge to fight kicks in? Are we a society that loves to play off the bad because we just can't get… Continue reading Never is Enough is Never Enough
...my bad? I could write many reasons and excuses for why I've forgotten about this blog, but it wouldn't make up for the 6 + months of no posts. So, let's try this again. Spring is supposed to come with March, but since I live near Chicago that means more snow is on its way!… Continue reading Over 6 Months Late…
I have been a college graduate for seven months now and the reality of being done with my undergraduate career still wakes me up in the morning with a shift kick in the behind, waking me up to the reality that I am still on that terrifying job hunt. I like to think that I… Continue reading Why You Need to Learn to Become a Superhero at College
I've known these people for either 15 years, 15 months, or 15 minutes. I think this picture symbolizes what these next few months will be like — catching up with old friends, trying to maintain friendships with current ones, and creating memories those I haven't met yet.
As I wrote in my last post, myself and many of my colleagues are returning to their parent's homes to figure out their post-college paths. I've been home for about a week and I'm slowly getting a routine together. But it is strange to be back in my hometown after being gone for 4 years.… Continue reading How to Establish Your Adult Self in Your Hometown
Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home. - Bill Cosby Well, I've moved back in with my parents. Kind of. My dad travels five days out of the week for work, and my mom recently got a summer condo in Lake City, Minnesota to be closer… Continue reading Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home.