Friday, September 2, 2011

Welcome Back

Hello! I missed blogging so much, but I was having the time of my life and really wanted to focus on all the opportunities I was getting. There will be much more on my summer later (and I hope y'all will share some summer experiences with me too)!

I had a totally blonde moment (I'm not even blonde naturally...) and mixed up the days of the week that school started! I needed to be at school on Monday not Tuesday, but it was about 10 o'clock on Monday when I figured that out. Needless to say my life was in complete chaos and I was an exhausted mess by the time I got to school. All I wanted to do was curl up in my bed or beast through my unpacking.

This stressed me out.. big time

However, at a small school especially we have so many traditions like opening convocation and first step, and I was surrounded by some of the most amazing girls and some of my best friends who I hadn't seen in months.

So what was I to do?

After some reflection I realized that I needed to put on my Lilly (I didn't even get a shower) and go celebrate with my school, take pictures with my senior friends who were popping champagne on front quad, and make an appearance at the block parties. I needed to go make dinner with my closest friends in our new apartments and catch up on our lives. I needed to let loose and visit the frozen yogurt place, facebook stalk new crushes, drive around singing country songs at the top of my lungs and watching the outdoor movie "Gnomeo and Juliet" with my roommate of 3 years.

Somethings that I have come to learn this summer is that a perfect looking life can be a false front. Having my room completely unpacked, adorable, and full of new craft projects is not going to make me happy.Getting a little bit more sleep isn't worth not supporting my senior friends, these are after all the last time they get to do these things. College is short, and while there are many things we have to do, don't forget to enjoy the moments with those you love the most.

So here is to a room that is still not completely unpacked, a roommate who is sharing her toilet paper with me since I have yet to make it to the store, and a wonderful junior year!

Have you found a balance?
xoxo, M

1 comment:

  1. welcome back!

    unpacking is the worst... i still feel like im not all settled in. Have a good semester!