Preparing for Flight – Learning Some Rules

My flight confirmation came through last night. I leave for Atlanta on Monday. The reality of this is pressing down on me. The fact that I have all my information on hand now has relieved a decent bit of my anxiety. Now, I am faced with new bits of anxiety. Why? I never knew there…

Nerves

I have flown before. I have been on a plane more than once. What's different this time? I am flying by myself. I am not the minor with the attendants directing me. I am not the minor accompanying seasoned flyers through the airport. No. I am doing this on my own. Needless to say, my…

Home

Never did I understand why some people had this strong desire to decorate their house and make it a home. But, I now comprehend what was once nonsense to me. Home is comfort. A place to be free. A place all yours.

Where?

Words of the written variety have always been my solace. Reading is a passion of mine. Writing is an even larger passion. I have always wanted to pursue it. Always. After my car accident, weeks before embarking on an adventure to college, something in me shifted. Words that once flew so quickly and easily, ceased.…

Trying

I have never tried harder in my life. I have never fought so hard for someone. Yet, it feels... It feels like I am running uphill on ice.

Pulling Myself Back Up

In the midst of all the angst of my life, I received something that crushed me. I got a lovely rejection letter. In the days since, I have processed the feelings of worthlessness, insecurity, and the anger. I looked at it. It was a positive experience for me. A learning one. But . . .…

Books! (January Edition)

Earlier, I posted a small list of simple wishes for the year. I wanted to read more. So, staying true to that, I have reread some books and read some others. These are books I splurged on today. I shall hopefully have these finished off by the end of the month. I look forward to…

What would it have been like had I not dropped out of college? If I had gone to the popular school in town? Settled? What would it have been like to be graduated at this time? Would I have been any closer to achieving happiness? Yet. I do not find myself feeling extreme regret. I…