Be Bold

I have never been someone who pictured their life waking up and doing the same things over and over. Routine bores me; comfort scares me more than risk ever will. I have always wanted a fulfilling life and I am okay with the cost it comes with. I don’t want to live until I’m old […]

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Hello 2019

Oh 2018, what a year it has been. 2018 was the year of learning and letting go. I am really amazed at how much I learn about myself each passing year, honestly. I will be turning 30 this year and I keep thinking, this is it. There really can’t be more. But there is always […]

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Keep Going

There is a dream inside all of us, a vision that only we can see. You are born with a passion and when you finally feed it, there is no stopping it from growing. There are also people in the world that will never be excited for your vision. They will never accept what you […]

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When Life Tests You…

[Written April 2016] Yesterday was a really bad day. I had no energy and not even an ounce of strength left in me. When I want to explain to people what this disease feels like I tell them… Let’s say you are going for a 7km run. The beginning is all great and you feel […]

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To Persevere

How I have adopted is something that continues to be a work in progress. There is no formula or answer. How do you go from being afraid to persevering? My friend, I’ll tell you… When I was first diagnosed I was afraid to talk about it, afraid to communicate it to anyone. I didn’t want […]

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Feeling Lost

I went for a walk this morning, much too early for my liking. Thinking too much of too many things. Wishing someone could show me the way. Wishing someone could show me who I am. Who I need to be, what I need to do… It’s such a great purpose to pursue. A purpose much […]

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If you can’t be a sun, be a star

A large majority of you that read my blogs are between the ages of 15-21 and with school right around the corner, I thought this blog was fitting. Six months before Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated, he spoke to a group of kids at a high school in Philadelphia on October 26, 1967. […]

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Desperation

It was on this cold Sunday morning that I was deep in thought about my life and my purpose. I thought about everything that got me to this exact spot. Let me start from the beginning… When I was applying to universities, I wasn’t exactly sure what I wanted to do with the rest of […]

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January 1, 2017

And just like that, 2016 is done and gone. The first thing I felt was relief. This year was a testing one. A true testing one. And I thought to myself, why should I feel relieved? I was given a year that many did not get, many did not survive through. And I feel relief […]

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Settle…

It is the oldest story I know. One day you are simply a child, exploring and finding things that interest you. Then without any kind of notice, today turns into yesterday. And this becomes your life. It is one of the saddest stories and I hate telling it. I hate it. Settling. The word makes […]

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