Year: 2016

Ode to My Father

For my Multimedia Storytelling class, our assignment was to create an introduction video about ourselves. It’s personal, its real and it’s me.   I thought about different elements that describe me; my natural hair, my love for dressing up. The ideas looked great in my head but ultimately, I felt I was missing something. This […]

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A Letter to My Pre-Graduate Self

Dear Rachel, This is it! The next chapter of your life begins in less than 2 weeks. Your emotions have been at an all time high lately leading up to this very moment. You’ve struggled with self-doubt, anxiety, and worrying so much over the past month. Time to end that and look forward to what’s […]

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The Journey Through Dating Apps

I’ve never really been a serial dater. I’m more like meet one guy and that leads to a relationship. This is the longest I’ve ever been single (2 years). Surprisingly, I’m enjoying my me time.

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“Your heart will never accept being without him, but your heart can accept that fact that he is in a better place.”

Yesterday was the 5th anniversary of my dad’s passing. Every year around this time I become depressed and easily agitated because it’s a constant reminder of him not being here.

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Thanks to the bracelet!

Yup, I’m officially superstitious. I talked about the Pandora Bracelet my mom gave me last year in my last post. It has brought me so many blessings, including my mom back into my life. For the past four years, we’ve had a rocky relationship. Well, really since my dad’s death. We argued, would go months […]

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