(April 13, Wednesday) Today marks the second to last day of the WriteOn group. I cannot remember exactly how many weeks I have attended, but I have learned much. The professor asked me if I was enjoying the group, to which I responded with something like, "Yes, I like it a lot." She continued by … Continue reading College Day 200 – Poetic Gluttony
(April 4, Monday) Preceded by our very last chapel this semester, which was satisfying, I chilled with my roommate and his girlfriend at the pool. It had been a while since I got out and went to the pool. Crazy thing is, it was a nice day but it was 94 degrees! Surprisingly I didn't … Continue reading College Day 191 – Chill And Burn
(March 1, Tuesday) Tonight marked our team's first soccer game. I wasn't nearly as nervous as I used to be when I played soccer for my high school team. In fact, the other team was apparently full of experienced soccer players. I wasn't fazed because this gave me the opportunity to show them up if … Continue reading College Day 166 – 1st Soccer Game
(February 22, Monday) I had decided to pursue my plan during lunch after my early class; however, it wasn't convenient timing. I thought for sure I would have a chance that day but I ended up gaining a headache and stressing over upcoming homework and the fact that I still have the conversation dangling by … Continue reading College Day 158 – Voluntary Stress?
As positive and hopeful as I might seem, I have absolutely no idea where I want my future or where my future is headed. I have a dream and a goal, and that is about it. I let the future worry for itself; the rest will fall in place accordingly. Our present words and actions … Continue reading Talking to Myself
(January 27, Wednesday) As I spent my afternoon eating lunch with my friends I realized how happy I was. Yes, it does sound funny, to realize that you are in fact happy in your positive circumstances. It was because I had two entrees at a restaurant that were very filling. During the first semester I … Continue reading College Day 132 – Happy Days
I could be easily misunderstood if I were to tell people “I enjoy emotional pain.” Yes, it is equivocal and slightly controversial; however, my attitude about pain depends on my reaction to it. This pain often derives from a series of unfortunate events that, in my mind, affect me negatively. Nevertheless, the negative effects mean … Continue reading Pain With Purpose
(December 7, Monday) Today's special experience: Apparently it wasn't normal to have a chapel on Monday during finals week. So, of course I went to check it out, and nevertheless, it was quite fun. The music and singing got me in a bouncy mood and I figured maybe Christmas won't be so bad this year. I … Continue reading College Day 104 – Christmas Chapel
(October 16, Friday) Today's intriguing thought: I had tried to begin writing my first essay. Around 10pm I could not handle all the thoughts in my mind as I sat in my dorm room with my roommates, my friends, the laughter, the talk, the carelessness. So, I immediately left my room without a word and went … Continue reading College Day 60 – Who I am
(October 11, Sunday) Today's goal: I finally finished my seven week online course. I felt so happy that I decided to set a goal for myself: stay positive this whole week. Well, then I found out that I have two essays due the next Sunday. Yep, I am so excited... To be honest, I really … Continue reading College Day 55 – Positivity, what?