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Two roads diverged in a yellow wood
and sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveller, long I stood
and looked down one as far as I could
to where it bent in the undergrowth;

~The Road Not Taken - Robert Frost


I've moved from Germany, to Quebec, to Alberta, to Ontario. Then around in Ontario a few times.

I've gone from being a pipsqueak of a little kid to being a 21 year old.

I was a straight A student, a nerd of the highest order, and I plummeted to a barely scraping by with a C student.

Bubbly and social, I've turned into a complete introvert.

None of this would I change.

Well, no, that's a bit of a lie. I'd probably change the slacker part. I really do wish I'd gotten better grades in school. Hell, I wish I'd GONE to school more. And actually finished college. But I'd be a very different person than I am now. And I'm finally starting to be okay with who I am, and finally like myself. And that's because of the choices I've made in my past.

I've always made the easy choices in my life. Hard work and effort and I have never really been friends. I float by. The things that I really try for...well, they tend to be the stupid shit that I like. Not that things that I have to do.

But that's the choice I've made.

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myrna_bird
Jan. 25th, 2011 08:21 pm (UTC)
Finally liking yourself...is a good thing.