What You Say Matters

When I sit down to write, I sit at my desk that was painted black by my mother. Above the desktop computer and past the calendar that is hanging on the wall are quotes that are self motivating. I look at these quotes and I think about how much strength I feel just because of […]

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A Day In The Life

During sports many Type 1 Diabetics experience the question, “Why are you sitting out?” Many close and curious friends also frequently ask the question of “What does it feel like when your blood sugar goes low?” In response to this question I always say, “There’s a feeling in my stomach, and you just know.” So […]

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17 Lessons I’ve Learned By 17

If you want something, go for it. The worst thing that can happen is someone says no and you look for an even better opportunity. If one door closes, another one opens. Talk to different types of people. One of the best parts about going to a new school is that there are so many […]

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Getting Lost And Being Found

My parents, God bless them, are always running around like chicken with their heads cut off and I can tell you why.┬áIt’s because I can never settle, I always have to be doing something I always have to be dreaming and talking about the next big adventure. I don’t know why that’s the way that […]

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What To Do When There’s Nothing To Do

Coming from a small town, in which I have taken the liberty to call Smalltown, USA, there comes a point where you find yourself asking: what the hell am I gonna do today? Small towns have this aroma after many years that nothing is very exciting anymore and then when you find something new and […]

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When Life Gives You Lemons

I believe that people are meant to come into our lives for a reason. Some of the reasons are greater than the person that enters the next day, however, each person does have a purpose in your life. Whether it is to give you a life long friend and companion or whether or not it […]

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A Letter To Myself

Dear 21 year old Erin, First of all, I just hope that you are doing okay. Second of all, I want to tell you why I decided to write this letter. Facebook has decided that they would share with me a memory of a status my 11 year old self wrote. I gotta tell you, […]

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What I Learned From Prom

I would not classify myself as an over the top girly girl that likes to get their hair and nails done on the daily, or even weekly, basis. I like to keep things simple and look natural, I don’t like spray tans or tanning beds, I would much rather sit outside with the sun. I […]

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Anika And I’s Summer To-Do List

Summer is just around the corner. It’s coming, it’s almost here. And I am so excited. My adventure buddy (Anika) and I have always talked about doing so many things together in our life, and I decided that I was going to make a real life list. And publish it. So, here is a list […]

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