Thought Catalog

1. Metabolism isn’t magic.

It’s hard not to get used to the grotesque Roman orgy of eating habits that is youth. You can live on an uninterrupted diet of Mountain Dew, Doritos, and the errant Toaster Strudel for when you’re feeling like doing a bit of kitchen work, never seeing an ounce of your folly go straight to your carefree hips. Then, at a certain point, you eat an Oreo and can actually watch that bad boy travel from your esophagus to your ass if you stand in front of a full-length mirror. And the energy you constantly felt, regardless of the day’s activities or the time you’d gotten up that morning? Now, if you’re not living on a diet of nothing but kale and Yoga For Self-Righteous People, you’re essentially comatose by 3 PM. It appears that being healthy requires work, and few things in life seem to suck…

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The art of multitasking

If I can take 6 classes in Spanish while traveling through Europe every weekend, I can do anything.
Planning my next trip to backpack Europe for 21 days, missing some time from my 19 credit last semester senior year. I’ve been stressing but seeing these grades definitely gave me some inspiration. Can’t wait to see what the next journey beholds.