Happy Birthday—-To my Blog!

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Today is my blog’s birthday! A year ago today, SWC Chronicles began. Under a different name…but this blog itself, began on September 20th, 2013.

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And in a year so much has changed.

I started this blog with the intention of always knowing what to say and what to write.

And what prompted me to write in the first place was a feeling. I was feeling awkward when I started this blog. Awkward and…

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Heartaches vs. Heartbreaks : Your Dreams & Plans vs. Life

Learning to continue to fight and to keep dreaming, prepare and plan, and live life with the opening and closing of doors and obstacles that may present themselves

Heartaches & Heartbreaks - Your dreams & plans vs. life

I know at some point you all are probably tired of hearing me rant and ramble about New York. This time is going to be a little bit different. I’m going to try and explain to you why my dreams pull me in that direction in the first place, and how life and my plans have changed alongside my dreams.

I stepped foot in New York City almost 8 years ago. The only way I can describe that initial…

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Heartaches & Heartbreaks #2 Learning the difference between Alone & Lonely

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I’m jumping around a bit. I’m not going to pretend that I learned this lesson my second semester of college. I actually am still learning this right now as a I type, but I figured I should be transparent and share one of the biggest heartaches I’ve had to deal with in college.

I’d like to think I’m an extrovert. Some of you who know me personally will say DUH. Some who know about theory and all…

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Heartaches & Heartbreaks

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I was so excited to leave home in High School. I didn’t look at UNC Charlotte, I didn’t care much for the in-state schools, I was utterly convinced that NYC was the place for me, where I needed and wanted to be.

I wanted to leave so that I could enjoy “freedom” and “independence”.

I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t terrified. I was absolutely terrified. Couldn’t let my parents see it of course, but…

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Heartaches & Heartbreaks : Introduction

I’ve been thinking and thinking about how to put all these ideas I have for blog posts into my blog….and then I realized it was time to start another series.

Heartaches & Heartbreaks : Introduction

I’ve been thinking and thinking about how to put all these ideas I have for blog posts into my blog….and then I realized it was time to start another series.

"Last Summer": The beauty in the end of things

“Last Summer”: The beauty in the end of things

Most who know me pre-college years know how my parents prepared me for college when I was 30 seconds old. It was a dream of theirs that morphed into my dream and has pushed and inspired me to be where I am today : A college senior at the University of North Carolina at Asheville.

I’d be lying if I told you I didn’t think about graduation or my future every single day this summer. You know how…

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This is Why we Fight—-Post She’s the First Summit 2014

This is Why we Fight—Post She’s the First Summit 2014

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Sunday night, I returned from my last She’s the First summit as a campus chapter leader.

The entire trip was bittersweet, and I would be lying if I said that I didn’t have the words “last time” stuck in my head the entire time.

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(Only the first photo on the left is my own)

You see, before I was introduced to She’s the First… I was floundering around looking for my next passion. Dance had been…

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Day 43 : Had an awesome time going to Chapel Hill today and meeting the 7th chancellor of UNC Asheville Dr. Mary K Grant . Shoutout to my bus buddy  @leezyeffprincess #100happydays #uncavl

Day 43 : Had an awesome time going to Chapel Hill today and meeting the 7th chancellor of UNC Asheville Dr. Mary K Grant . Shoutout to my bus buddy @leezyeffprincess #100happydays #uncavl

Day 42: Words speaking to my mind, spirit and heart. #gottagetoverthisfear

Day 42: Words speaking to my mind, spirit and heart. #gottagetoverthisfear

Day 41 Finally have my blog the way I want it’s been quite  a journey . Check it out : swcchronicles.wordpress.com  #100happydays

Day 41 Finally have my blog the way I want it’s been quite a journey . Check it out : swcchronicles.wordpress.com #100happydays

Another one from Saturday . Photo Cred : @jmoya2717

Another one from Saturday . Photo Cred : @jmoya2717

I hope one day I’ll get better at this

I hope one day I’ll get better at this

I am a proud extrovert. I thrive on the energy that other people bring to the table. And when those others are good, genuine, funny, inspirational people, that makes it even better. 

I’ve been blessed in this life to know some pretty amazing people. First off, my parents. And then from there its been a string of blessing after blessing in the form of wonderful people… teachers who believed in me…

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Day 40 : Happy National Dance Day : Happy to still be able to do the thing that has been in my heart since I could walk. Photo Cred : @jmoya2717 #100happydays

Day 40 : Happy National Dance Day : Happy to still be able to do the thing that has been in my heart since I could walk. Photo Cred : @jmoya2717 #100happydays