I’m Struggling…

Tonight, as I started writing in my journal, I only got through one sentence before starting to cry. All it said was Its been 5 months since Brian died. After that, I couldn’t continue with my thoughts. I planned to talked about my day. Just babble about useless things, not how I actually feel. And […]

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11th August 2019

A girl trying to sleep

Today’s been a rough one for me. I barely slept last night and I had no coffee today, which is not a fun combination. And even when I tried to take a nap, that didn’t work, because naps seem to hate me. So I got to spend it yawning over and over and over again. […]

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The Last Two Weeks

Holding a drink in a backyard

[August 8th 2019] I’m writing this, sitting in my balcony with Chocolate next to me. Right now all that is going through my head, is how much I am going to miss this place when I leave. I only have two more weeks left before I have to go back to Canada. And if I […]

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Opening Up with Others

People in a meeting discussing something

I am a private person. I have a really hard time opening up to others, and letting them get to know me for me. And it usually takes me a while to be able to share my deepest darkest secrets. Not that I have any. So when I created this blog, I had absolutely no […]

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I Don’t Like My Birthday

Balloons spelling happy birthday

I might be one of the few people in the world who does not like their own birthday. I’m always excited for someone else’s birthday. But when it comes to me, it’s a no. It has nothing to do with becoming older, though sometimes I kind of still wished I was younger.  It also has […]

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Why Arristella?

Scrabble pieces spelling the word blog

Over the past year, I have gotten into the habit of sharing journal entries with friends. To believe something  that I considered so personal and private to me, I was comfortable enough to share with other people. They were stories, memories, feelings. It was all laid out there. And the more that I did it, […]

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