After Love

I couldn’t stop crying because I was so afraid. My already small eyes looked minuscule when surrounded by puffy skin, varying shades of red. I was terrified; of being alone or of being lonely? I was unlovable. The thought of moving to a new city and starting a new job was suddenly the most frightening idea I…

Nothing to Lose

I’m writing today from the comfort of my very first apartment, getting ready to start a new year at Northeastern University. Just being on campus again is exciting and it reminds me of just how lucky I am to be living in this city. I’m also incredibly lucky to be at that beautiful crossroad in…

Let’s Talk Fears and Furniture

I’ve baffled myself this past week with the number of communication lines my roommate and I have taken advantage of in order to create some order in our future apartment plans! We have made use of texts, e-mail, Snapchat, phone calls and in-person treks around Boston just to co-pick-out shower curtains and side tables. Yes, we…