Hiccups

Life’s little “oopsy-daisies.” But we should celebrate them, too!

The OG

You know the saying “the grass is greener on the other side of the fence?” I’d like to personally call bullshit.   —————– I’m a hard-worker, I try to go above and beyond. I try to help other people the best I can. I believe in myself (most of the time) and I always hope […] Read more…

Free

My first week in college was HORRIBLE. I wasn’t getting along with my roommates, I wasn’t making friends right away, and I just couldn’t find my niche. I cried at night, did anything to avoid my room, and begged my parents to let me transfer. But of course that didn’t settle well with them. They […] Read more…

Brothers, Sisters, and Me: My Faith in God

Growing up, I went to Catholic schools. From Preschool to my last year of college, I’ve been Catholic educated. In high school, my theology teacher asked my class “why are you Catholic?” Easy answer, “because our parents choice it for us.” As Catholics, our parents chose the route for our religion and what we would […] Read more…

A Letter to My Laboring Patient

Dear future patient, You’ll only remember me for 12 hours, which may seem forever for you, but feels like a lifetime for me. I’ll introduce myself to you as the nurse who will take care of you until 7am and will hopefully meet this baby. What’s really going on in my head is I hope […] Read more…

The Meet, The Ditch, and The Everlasting Bliss

4:02pm. It was two minutes after the time we said we’d meet and I was convinced he was standing me up. I thought that I was an idiot last night and deserved it. Thank goodness I’m in a fro yo shop so I can eat my feelings…and put extra gummy worms. Luckily, he called me […] Read more…

Who I was before and Who I am now : Quiet.

One of the most popular questions I get from people is “why are you so quiet?” It goes along with “you look sad,” “is something wrong,” or “is Terri alive?” Yes, I’m alive. My common responses are “no, I’m fine” or ” I’m just tired” or my go-to ” Yes, I’m a quiet person.” I […] Read more…

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