The time has come where I can say that I <somehow> survived my first semester of grad school. It feels great! That's so weird to say... I'm in grad school? Time really does fly. I remember when I was a freshman in the program and accidentally turned in a one page paper formatted in only… Continue reading How did I survive?
In one of my classes we had a guest speaker. She has SMA and just recently graduated from SLU with her Masters. Her entire story was incredibly inspiring, but one thing she said was really relatable. Grad school is built for isolation. WOW. I couldn't agree more. It really is! I have friends who are… Continue reading Isolation – AKA Grad School
This past Saturday, September 15th, I went on my first wedding dress hunt. A few of my friends and I went to Sunset Hills, MO for a 10:30 appointment at David's Bridal after stopping at First Watch for a delicious breakfast! We walked into David's Bridal and I was overcome with an extreme amount of… Continue reading My 1st Wedding Dress Hunt!
Today was a full day! All of us were up by 5:30 a.m. because we are still getting used to the time change, so we had some time before we had to leave for Pearl Harbor. After breakfast, we decided to go snorkeling. We all unwrapped our snorkel gear (yes, buy on amazon and bring… Continue reading Oahu Day 2: Pearl Harbor, Snorkeling, & SUPing
Have you ever looked at yourself in the mirror and just didn't like what you saw? Have you ever heard yourself on tape and think about you hate the sound of your voice? Do you look at your drivers license photo or student I.D. and wonder why you don't look like how you really want… Continue reading Your Purpose: Defeating Low-Self Esteem
A friend of mine is a missionary in Nauvoo, IL as a performer in the Brass Band. Because Rachel and I missed her so much, we decided to take the 5 hour drive down. We first checked into our hotel. The reason I'm adding in this pretty obvious detail is because there's a funny catch… Continue reading We Take On Nauvoo!
When I'm home I miss friends from school. When I'm at school I miss friends from home. It seems like an endless cycle. But I guess saying that you leave a bit of your heart everywhere you go with everyone you've met proves to be a true statement. Fortunately, I was blessed enough to have… Continue reading A Little Chi-Town Fun