(.5 minute read) My back hurts, My belly hurts, I’m starving, And I’m tired. I don’t want you to touch me, But I won’t let you leave either. I’m prissy, And smart-assy, And I know, You think it’s cute. But wait another minute, And you’ll wish I was a mute. My headache, Oh my backache,… Read More A Sarcastic Poem About Shark Week
(.8 minute read) I want to trace shapes across your hand with my fingertips. I want to throw my arms over your shoulders and gaze into your eyes. I want to make you smile.
(2.2 minute read) My younger sister is brilliant. When she was 14 she finished up calculus 3. I’m almost 20 and can barely understand algebra. I do very well in school. But it takes twice the effort it takes most of my friends. It takes twice the time. It’s twice as frustrating. I’m also an… Read More Making Peace With Being An Artist
(1.7 minute read) Last night I was watching “My Fair Lady” with my boyfriend, and when the song “I’m Getting Married In The Morning” started, he muttered under his breath “I wish.” I’m not sure it’s possible to drop a less-subtle hint than that. The thing is however, as I’ve mentioned before, I never thought seriously… Read More Things That Make It Seem Like Marriage Might Not Be So Bad
(2 minute read) When I was a kid, I was the ultimate I’m-indestructible-life-is-always-wonderful-bring-it-on type of kid. When my family suddenly up and moved from the place I grew up, to say I was traumatized is an understatement, and suddenly, I was scared of everything. Through the years I’ve become better and better at quieting them… Read More How To Handle Life When Your Fears Try To Control You
(1.5 minute read) Because we all love to stereotype ourselves. The Phantom: Even when we do see The Phantom at social gatherings, within the blink of an eye he’ll vanish into seemingly thin air. Most of us have never actually seen him, but only hear the rumors about this straight-A student. The Black Sheep: Very daring.… Read More What Kind of Student Are You?
(2.9 minute read) I told my boyfriend that I don’t like regimen; I like a little bit of mystery, mind-reading, and unpredictability. I don’t like saying everything I’m thinking about him; let him look into my eyes and guess. I don’t like scheduling Skype dates; let me wonder if he’ll call. I don’t like sending… Read More The Sad State of 21st Century Dating: When You Can’t Recognize Real Love
(2.4 minute read) I still don’t know how to categorize my blog. I’ve been told that the best thing to do is write, and eventually you’ll start noticing patterns in your topics. I thought for a while, maybe it will turn out to be a lifestyle blog… and yesterday, I decided it won’t.
For someone who doesn’t wear mascara that often (I hate how it dries out your lashes… instead I use coconut oil to make them long, dark, shiny, and healthy) I have a treasure trove of it. Here’s my review of six different kinds under the Maybelline label, which I usually got at Wal-Mart. It seems… Read More Maybelline Drugstore Mascaras Review (Including Purple!)
(1.6 minute read) At my school, every time the mail comes in students gather around to “ooh” and “ah” over other students’ care packages. It’s quite the event, and a care package has never gone unappreciated. If you’d like to send a college student not-so-near-you a care package, you can’t go wrong with… Food. Not… Read More What To Put In Your College Care Package
(1.9 minute read) It’s frustrating to try to be there for someone who is depressed, often, they don’t let anyone in; just remember that it’s the small things that count. I struggled with severe depression for about five years; my family didn’t know how to handle it and treated it as one of those “phases.”… Read More How To Interact With Someone Struggling With Depression
(3.7 minute read) The only consistency is uncertainty. Am I doing this right? What does ‘doing this right’ even mean? We’re surrounded by a million examples of how we’re supposed to date, how we’re supposed to feel, how our relationships are supposed to progress. I started reading this post and got inspired (go ahead, click the… Read More Dating & Uncertainty: Is There a “Right” Way to Date?