July 10, 2017

I'm going to talk about friendships in this. We all have them, and we've a probably lost a couple in our lives. I hear about breakups all the time. In songs, on tv, in books. But you don't hear about friendship breakups as much, and sometimes they're just as hard(somet...

April 29, 2017

I went to a concert a couple weeks ago, and there were some things that really stuck out to me. During the course of one song, the guy in front of me took three Snapchat videos and shared them to his story. He then switched over to Instagram and took a couple videos th...

December 8, 2016

I've overcome a lot. I've done a lot. I matter to people. I'll do a lot more. I'll matter to more people. I'm not where I want to be. I don't look how I want to look. I don't feel how I want to feel. I don't know what I want to be doing. I'm not where I think I'm meant...

November 3, 2016

When I was younger, I loved the idea of forever. I had this great, big, close family, and it would be that way forever. I had these three amazing best friends who I was comfortable around and who really understood me, and they would be my best friends forever. Someday,...

December 9, 2015

After I graduated high school, I decided to stay home for a couple years and attend community college. I wasn't really ready to move out and I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life, so it was the best decision for me. The summer before my first semester at colle...

November 4, 2015

I thought I'd write this blog about Thanksgiving given its November. It's never been my favorite holiday because in all honesty I'm a really picky eater, and the food isn't my favorite. But I've realized as I've gotten older that it's one of the most important holidays...

September 9, 2015

I moved to Michigan for college two years ago, and I came home two years later without a degree. It was nothing like I'd hoped it would be. It wasn't the right fit for me for a lot of different reasons that don't really matter anymore. What matters to me, what has stuc...

July 17, 2015

23 things I've learned in 23 years.

1. Never take a single person for granted. Not everyone is going to be in your life forever, so always appreciate the time you get with them.

2. Figure out the things that make you happy, and do them as much as you can. Paint, cook, sk...

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