In September 2018, I had my first positive pregnancy test. A few short weeks later I saw a tiny heartbeat on a screen and knew with every fiber of my being that I was now a mother. I spent my pregnancy eagerly awaiting the birth...

The day I found out I was pregnant I was ecstatic, both positive pregnancy tests. My first pregnancy was no walk in the park. I threw up every day, even with medications. At 12 weeks had some bleeding but an ultrasound confirmed the baby was...

When I was 5 months pregnant with my second child, I experienced a pain like no other. At first, I thought it was tooth pain - as I had just been to the dentist to get a full check-up and some work done. I went back...

Dear Diary, This past year has been really hard between everything that has gone on especially the pandemic. I have been trying my best to follow all of the precautions only for people who I thought I respected to tell me that it doesn't matter or...

Dear Diary, For one of my classes, I was asked how to avoid the dreaded Freshmen 15. After thinking about the topic for some time, I began to understand that I could not offer anything that had not already been said. Even if I had, I...

I was a freshman in Fall 2017. Now? I am graduating in May 2021. That's 50ish days from now. Let me just tell you a little bit about my college experience, and how I have changed as a person. Like I said, I came to MTSU...

Dear Diary, When the year 2020 began and news of the pandemic began to arise among media outlets, I initially thought that this would be an event of little consequence, at least within my life. I want to say that I later learned how wrong I...

Dear Diary, Each day of this semester has been a blur. Each day bleeds into the next and I have lost all sense of control in my life. The student I was in January of 2020 and the student I am now are two different people....

Dear Diary, During COVID-19 attempts to stay "safer at home," being mandated to work from home, and already attending classes online, I've come to realize I don't actually like my home. It took over six months of working at the dining table and being in a...

Dear Diary, I hate and love online classes; I originally took distance learning classes because of the need for work and life balance. It helps me with schedules but it doesn’t help with my social life. To be honest, I am a shy person and I...