Life, Uncategorized

Missing School

Today, for the first time this school year, I am taking a sick day. Now, I’ve come to school every day this year, through sickness and injury. Looking back, it’s ridiculous that I put myself through that. For perspective’s sake, I injured my hip during cross country season and couldn’t walk. Instead of just missing… Continue reading Missing School

advice, Health/Fitness, Life, Uncategorized

9 Things I Learned from my Health Teacher

This is probably not what you think it is. While I’m sure some people would love a run down of 9th grade sex ed, my class didn’t learn anything we were supposed to, so I can’t do that (even if I wanted to). Instead, I’m sharing important life tips that my heath teacher (may or… Continue reading 9 Things I Learned from my Health Teacher

Beauty, Life, Me

February Favorites

So far, February has been insane. The weather where I am cannot make up its mind. One day it’s 50 degrees and sunny, the next is raining, and then we’ll have 15 degrees and snow. To say the least, my skin has been suffering. Consequently, most of the items on list are skin care, but… Continue reading February Favorites

Life, Me, Uncategorized

Opening Up: Sterotyping

I always feel safe, like I can be myself, when someone else opens up. Meaning, I feel like if I share something personal it will help us both be more comfortable. So here it is, one of my biggest regrets, something I openly weep at whenever I think about. Are you ready? Okay, so in… Continue reading Opening Up: Sterotyping

Life

Teen Relationships

In honor of Valentine’s Day, I’ve decided to address something that irks my friends and me: teen relationships, or lack there of. It’s no secret that it’s one of the most anticipated and disappointing part of teen years. Now, before we jump in, I just want to say that these are just my opinions and… Continue reading Teen Relationships

advice, Life

Your feelings are valid

When someone is seeking comfort and advice, they are often told, “others have it worse” or  “that’s not that bad, last year I…” These types of replies teach us to repress our feelings, because someone else is worse off. When I would cry over a scratch after falling, my grandmother would shoot back, “There are… Continue reading Your feelings are valid