Thought Catalog


Nothing major is holding me back, and I have the world at my fingertips along with a degree under my belt, some money saved up, and a free spirit that’s longing for adventure.

Yes, you read the title right. It says ‘dream,’ not ‘dog.’ However, I was born a dreamer. At three years old, I already knew that when I grew up, I wanted to be a mermaid with a beautiful voice. When I didn’t grow a tail during my first swimming lesson, I went home with a broken dream and a broken heart.