Professor Snape: There is a story behind every human’s outward actions. Consider this before judging them.
In all the preparation that college required, I did not plan for such a disaster to strike. Now Houston has become a battleground with Mother Nature that I have hardly had a chance to call home.
Your life will not always be a construct of recovery; your life, one day, will be a compilation of things beyond what is necessary to focus care and thought towards in the present.
As my dearest friend often says: “It’s okay to be proud of your survival. Existing can be hard.”
You do not have to stare at someone and try to come up with five things you love about them, or aggressively try to turn their flaws into positives, so don’t try to attempt the same with yourself. Fall in love with yourself slowly, naturally, and with the understanding that perfection will never be entirely in reach.