Dear Diary, After getting acclimated to MTSU’s campus, I decided to become more involved on campus my sophomore year. During this year my sibling got into trouble financially, and my parents stepped in to help. They would always complain of how much money they spent, and...

Dear Diary, Life is unpredictable and can take you anywhere. I never thought in a million years that I would be at MTSU, and I never thought I would be nine days away from graduating. A lot of my friends back home have dropped out of...

Dear Diary, I’m in a search for something new. There are times when I just want to fill my car up and drive to a completely different state to start over. A new city, new environment, new people. Somewhere no one knows me, and that my...

Dear Diary, During this tragedy of the outbreak, I have gone into a depression. Times have been really hard for me and my family. Both myself and spouse have lost our jobs. Being able to eat and still having enough money for all of bills has...

Dear Diary, I feel fat.  I am model thin, but I feel like 1000 pounds.  I take care of myself.  I work out and I eat very healthily.  I look at myself and I KNOW I am beautiful on the inside, but I want to be...

Dear Diary, “You’ve changed”. A statement I’ve heard recently that I can’t get over. Change shouldn’t always be viewed as a negative aspect. Change can be beautiful. I love the change that can’t be seen with the visual eye. Some people think that being a strong...

Dear Diary, Today I submitted my last assignment on D2L. I’ve waited for this moment for a long time. Five years long to be exact. I’m a few days away from achieving an accomplishment that I thought would never get here. The thought of all those...

Dear Diary, With all the insanity going on, being separated from so many of my family and now graduation postponed, I should be sad. But I’m not. Today, I got the call.  I beat cancer.  Yes, I said it.  I beat cancer.   It’s so hard not to...

Dear Diary, Growing up I never had to worry about my weight. I was an athlete, so naturally, I was fit. I could eat anything I wanted to in the world without having to fear that I would gain any weight. I can definitely say that...

Dear Diary, Checking in with the people you love is so important to me. At least once a week I try to send out thoughtful texts, check-in to see how people are doing, or I even make sure they know that I love them. I had...