UT Grad Weekend Recap

It's been 3 weeks since my first graduation weekend experience at the University of Texas at Austin. I've been procrastinating writing this blog post due to the fact that I am going to get emo again because of how much I am going to miss the people I spent the past year of life with. …

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The 15 Lessons of S’more Year

Oh, sophomore year. I write this with the biggest smile on my face. After the worst year of my life (thank you, freshman year of college), I finally had a school year where I didn't have to pretend that life is good because it truly has been an amazing journey. I've been pushed out of …

Knee Deep

When I was in 8th grade, a double amputee came to my middle school to show us how he was able to run and be active. I remember looking at him and getting this sickening feeling in my stomach as I placed myself in his shoes because I could never imagine what it would be …

Robbed

There was a time when I released blog posts every week, but now I have 17 drafts and none of them are close to being published because there's an underlying problem: I care too much about what people think. And because I've let the opinions of others get to me, that has not only affected …

Risky Business

“Don’t wait for the perfect moment. Take the moment and make it perfect.” I remember seeing this quote frequently on Facebook during middle school and mocking making a mental note of it. Truthfully, Facebook quotes sound better in theory but put that quote into execution and you find a timid Patricia. My whole life I’ve …

My 2018

On the second of January, I wrote "I don't know what to expect out of this year. I don't know if I even care enough to have expectations for 2018,  but I will say…the last time I entered a new year with a completely broken heart was 2014 and that year proved to be the …

Illusion

Picture this: you're at an event with your friends and you spot a good looking human being. Suddenly, you make every effort to get their name or at least remember enough about their physical features to describe him/her to your friends. One search leads to another and suddenly you've found their Instagram. Then you find …