A year ago, today, I was crowned homecoming queen for my high school. I remember how special that night was for me. My family and cousins and all my friends from church and school came out to support me and that cold October night, when I should have been worrying about college apps, I remember… Continue reading No Akon, I’M Mr. Lonely
I used to be so put together. I was that Type A girl who always talked about working hard and walked around with my color-coded agenda filled with motivational quotes and post its and my to-do list notebook. Yes sir- I had a notebook JUST for to-do lists. I woke up early every single day, got… Continue reading the new me
For the ultimate experience, click here, and listen to the great Louis Armstrong as you read. Enjoy! So there we were, standing around the kitchen, with my Mom and Dad joking and laughing like we do and in the midst of Raj's laughing (I call my Dad by his first name because we're friends and… Continue reading what a wonderful life
I am a control freak. I need all the answers and I need them now. So when things happen to me that are beyond my control, when I'm faced with questions that I don't know the answers to, you can imagine my sheer fury. And boy, I sure do mean fury. As this year, as well as… Continue reading take a little leap of faith
Having good friends is a great thing. Having a best friend is everything. Friendship is one of life's most precious gifts. To have a friend is to learn compassion and love in one of the purest forms. So to my best friend on your special day, this one is for you: Dear Cheryl, I can't believe… Continue reading to my favorite person on earth
Life isn't easy. It's messy, confusing, frustrating, and often times full of pain. But to me, in all aspects, it is this exact notion that makes life all the more beautiful. Life is about enjoying the happy days, but while also embracing the terrible ones. I think a lot of times, we like to surround ourselves… Continue reading to be strong
Today, at 11:59 pm to be exact, I turn 17. It seems so hard to believe. It feels like just yesterday I was running around in the front yard sprinklers with my cutie pie baby sister and now I have to figure out what I want to do with the rest of my life?! Man, time sure… Continue reading 17 years, 17 lessons.