Be You, For You

Dear 18-year-old me, Hola, amiga, how ya’ doing? I believe you survived high school. Congrats. However, today I lay on my bed perplexed. For whenever I think about my future, my heart almost skips a beat, I get goose-bumpy, and my feet get cold and numb. As for years to come from now, I’ll be […]

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Dear Past Me

Hey, 8th grade me! Things kind of suck right now. You’ve been dealing with depression for a while, and you think everyone expects perfection from you or else they’ll hate you forever. I understand where you’re coming from, and, honestly, that’s not the case. You have a great family who loves you and wants to […]

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Dear Past Me

Dear Past Me,   Looking back now, I think it’s funny that you are probably sitting there stressing about finishing your two-page persuasive essay AND your pre-algebra homework. In terms of school, think of the workload you have and multiply that by ten to get an idea of what you’re dealing with three years in […]

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To a Younger Self

You will often wonder if there is a chance of you actually being jettisoned from your native planet into this one. Because, really, what other reasons could there be for you to feel so different? Your loudness and insistence on being heard will no longer be the cute thing that makes you special but the […]

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