When you left, when you finally walked away from what was never going to work, I noticed something happen. Something strange. I started to feel like myself again.
Sagittarians have a sharp tongue. They will say the words you don’t want to hear and don’t talk to them if you can’t take the truth.
The reserved girl that was never quite sure of herself will always be there; I will always deeply appreciate her. But I am ready to challenge myself, to work hard, to travel, and to achieve.
On nights when you feel like your mouth
Is filled with scar tissue
when your fists are heavier than your clay heart,
remember the broken that does not
While traveling is an excellent conduit to self-discovery because the chances of being pushed outside of your comfort zone are greater, you don’t have to go to another continent to do this.
This is to be the great summer of myself, of living beyond comfort zones, of finding courage and meaning in moments big and small.
In the past three days, Iris had given birth three times—each time she’d gone to the bathroom to defecate.
You don’t have to feel tied down by the idea of somebody else’s profession. You don’t need to feel scared that things won’t work out. You can literally just decide what you want to do…and do it.