My hell was just beginning. Body weak and sweaty, I lined up between the first set of wooden doors. Instructions for number of laps and times expected were handed out, and then we ran, and ran, and ran.
If I look back I can see how the culmination of high school combined with the friends and mentors I interacted with, not only created my worldly perspectives but also shaped how I viewed myself.
Not only was I wasting hours of time every few days on playing video games, but I tried hiding it from view.
Wait, wait, wait. What the hell Jay I thought we were talking about personal growth, not puberty!
The large engine came to life as it guzzled gas and the car leapt forward. The curvy dark road was a direct shot back to town. At this time of night it wasn’t heavily used so the car behind us came up neck and neck to my car.
Since I was a child I can remember playing video games. My favorite was Aladdin on the Sega Genesis. My father would rent the game and the system for my sister and I. The best time was when we would all sit down and get excited about our successes or failures. Eventually we progressed to … Continue reading Addiction – 2018
Middle school ended up being a mixed bag of shit. My attempts to organize this time period in a have been futile. Afterall, how do I summarize an experience that consisted of daily challenges, growth experiences along with long periods of time where I was daydreaming?!
The anxiety in my body was palpable. It sat right in my gut as a mixture of butterflies, tension, and excitement whirled around in a tight, twisted ball. My friends hit me on the back wishing me luck and I stepped onto the track. My body was humming. I couldn’t hear. I was numb.
Through the 29 years I’ve been on this earth I remember a good portion of my life. I often think if I had some sort of brain hack that I would be able to recall whatever I wanted from my life. How cool would that be right?
Hi, I’m Jason. Welcome to the blog! It’s obviously past 2017, and because you’re reading this it’s pretty clear I did something right. Let me show you around before we get started.