In this year of new positions, new schedules, and new responsibilities, I found myself lacking in one huge department--self-care. As an RA, a volunteer EMT, a nursing student, and an employee, a friend, a sister, and a daughter, the amount of time I had to take care of myself, was practically nonexistent.
It’s 6 in the morning and she’s just made you coffee. Her hair is still wet from her morning shower (and yes you have to specify with her which shower it is because she insists on taking two a day). It’s 6 in the morning and she’s reading the paper and chattering excitedly about a … Continue reading A Green Eyed Portrait: News Junkie
It's April, which means it's no surprised that the spring showers (and some spring snow storms) have been making an appearance. Personally, I love the rain, but sometimes it's easy to get into a funk with all the grey weather. So I've made a list of a few things that help me get back to a sunny … Continue reading 25 Ways to Beat the Rainy Day Blues
I think the hardest part about College, for me at least, it trying to make your dorm room feel like home. There are cinderblock white walls, a bed that isn't very comfortable, and the people next door have an entirely different definition of what constitutes as "good music". It's an adjustment to say the least. Now … Continue reading 9 Tips for Making Your Dorm Feel Like Home
Wow. 2015 is finally over.I know everyone says this, but God where did the time go? This last year has been a blur. I feel like this year has been the year of "added responsibilities" for me. Between becoming an EMT, turning 20, and starting my second year of nursing school, it feels like 2015 was … Continue reading Hello, 2016. It’s me, Ally.