25 Things I’ve Learned in my 25th Year

In exactly two weeks, I will be turning 26. I have this habit of always doing a self-reflection of sorts right before my birthday. Analyzing what I’ve learned over the last year – or just reliving past shenanigans. That sort of thing. So apart from frantically worrying about what kind of healthcare I will receive now that I know longer can be on my parents’, I bestow upon you a list of things that I have learned over this past year.

The Struggles of Grad School

College is fun – the best times of your life. Grad school is the biggest pain in the ass. And it’s a pain that you rationally and consciously chose to bestow upon yourself. I’m 25 – shouldn’t I have my life far more put together at this point? Instead, I feel like I’m teetering on the brink of insanity, from which only an IV drip of caffeine can save me.

Protected: You Handsome Devil, You

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HIStory vs. HERstory

Although the title of this post might fool you, I promise I am not an overzealous feminist. Before you continue reading, let me be clear, I don’t believe in equal rights for women, I believe in equal rights and equal treatment for everyone. The fact that feminism even exists appalls me – the fact that […]

Quarter Life Crisis

So what, so I’ve got a smile on, but it’s hiding the quiet superstitions in my head. Don’t believe me, don’t believe me, when I say I’ve got it down. – John Mayer, Why Georgia Ever since I hit the big 2-0, everyone has told me that my twenties will hold the best times of […]