Today, as I was sitting at my
Today I felt proud of myself. As I sat down in my
I remember countless occasions where I was ready to give up on school. I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life, I was spending thousands of dollars on a "piece of paper" that I was sure was going to get me nowhere. Now, I had some AMAZING mentors in my college years. Advisors, professors, bosses...I wouldn't have made it through college without them. They all
A lot of people complain about having to grow up and move on from their college years. "Life in the real world and all the things that go along with it suck." However, the optimist in me is loving it and soaking it all in. For example:
Waking up early: my
Traffic: okay, so maybe my car doesn't have AC and I sit in stop and go traffic for 45 minutes in 90 degree weather. So what? At least I have a car that gets me there. Plus, its perfect time to listen to my new favorite station, NPR. (Insert completely inappropriate hash-tagged comment: #lookatmeallgrownup)
Working: as much as I am already missing my daily routine that always included a nap, the feeling of having a great job with great people around you who encourage you is irreplaceable. On another note, I am luckier than most to have found a job right out of college-and that is something to be proud of.
I'm a pretty lucky girl, I'd say. I am 23, living in my favorite city, and am in the first week at my dream job. This makes it very easy to be so optimistic. I love my life.
Song of the day: "Collie Man" by Slightly Stoopid