“Down the Rabbit Hole”
Wikipedia defines it as “A metaphor for an entry into the unknown, the disorienting or the mentally deranging, from it’s use in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” I think life, especially the teenage years, can be something of a rabbit hole in this sense. With all it’s confusion and fear of the unknown, sometimes you just need a little help. Hopefully, this blog will be able to help with that.
I want this blog to be a place where people can come and get advice from me or the other people reading it. I want it to be a place where you can read what I and others have written and see that you’re not the only one dealing with whatever you’re dealing with. All of us are having a hard time with something, and we need places to go and support each other. Hopefully, this blog will be one of those places.
For me, it will be a place where I can come and talk about the things that I’m struggling with now or in the past. One of the aspects of life I really enjoy the most is helping people, and this blog helps me to feel like I’m doing that (or at least trying to). Maybe by reading it one of you will be encouraged to keep pressing on and enjoy life. Blogging is something that is fairly new to me, though, so please stay with me as I try to figure all of this out 🙂
A little about me….I’m 21 years old and a junior in college (although it’s looking like I’ll be there an extra year). I have two dogs that I have a picture of below. Recently I started cooking (out of necessity haha) and crocheting after my roommate taught me how, and I’ve become a little obsessed with it. I have blonde hair, blue eyes, and very pale skin. I’m an only child (which I hate….), but I have a lot of first cousins that might as well be my brothers and sisters.
Overall, I’ve had a really great life, but I feel like I’ve had my share of struggles as well. When I was in middle school, nobody ever taught me how to do makeup, how to do my hair, and what clothes to wear. I also grew up in a very strict house, so I wasn’t allow to watch, read, or listen to what pretty much everyone else in my class could. Needless to say, I wasn’t popular haha. I lost a lot of the confidence I had growing up during that time, and I spent my high school years trying not to be noticed. By freshman year of college, I realized I was dealing with depression and anxiety, so the next year I moved back home, starting going to counseling, and got put on antidepressants.
Two years later, I’m doing much better although I still have a ways to go. I have a wonderful boyfriend (my first one actually….!) who told me to follow my dreams and start this blog in the first place. Together we’ve dealt with a lot as he’s Indian, and I’m….well….not. We’ve also done the long distance thing for quite a while and have managed to get through it.
That’s pretty much all about me for now. I really hope you enjoy this blog, and hopefully find some fun and encouragement from what’s posted here. Thanks for reading!