This year, amiright? So many things happened in 2016 that I never in a million years would have expected. And many of them I didn’t like. But the crazy thing about the unexpected—even the bad stuff—is that the more it happens, the more it makes you believe in the unbelievable. If you consider that outlook, it means there’s more room for hope, there’s more room for surprises, and there’s more room for those things you don’t dare to dream to come true.
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Current situation: home sick in bed. The excitement of the upcoming holiday has gotten the better of me, and as I type I’m spraying chloraseptic into my mouth and bouncing in and out of a Nyquil-induced haze. So bear with me.
About a month ago, I started to become extremely stressed with the normal, mundane, everyday kind of stuff. I could feel my body tighten every time I had to get on the bus and make my commute across town. I became restless wondering how I was going to finish all of the schoolwork I have left this semester. I was frantically checking my email and writing down lists of everything I had to do in a single day. And I worried constantly about all of the things in the world I can’t control. About a month ago, I also sent out my annual email asking everyone to tell me what they’re thankful for this year, and it changed everything.