photos. my favorite quotes. fleeting thoughts.
"I started working in the fields when I was five. After that, I worked construction for thirty years. Eight years ago, I was between jobs and I wanted to do something useful, so I started going to school. It took me 8 years to get through middle school, because I could only go to classes when work was slow, but I finished with a 9.3 out of 10. Now I’m moving on to high school. The toughest part is Algebra."
(Mexico City, Mexico)
For the past few days, I’ve been feeling nostalgic about Chicago. I don’t know if I miss the city or if I just miss the feeling of being in a new place with nothing to worry about.
— Yasmin Mogahed
*goes to bed at 2am instead of 5am* wow, my life is so in order right now. i’m making such good decisions for myself and my body and my soul and im so in love with myself for doing this
I think once you accept that you’re alone, it starts to feel a little better. You start to enjoy your own company and those silences you dread are no longer filled with that ache of loneliness. You start to focus on yourself; you find your own happiness, or your own definition of it.
You find out about yourself, your identity not defined by the people around you.
You find you.
Person: you need to make a decision.
Me: oh ok, let me consult my magic 8 ball