I like to think of my life as a series of fortunate events. One without the other means I would be a completely different person, leading an insanely different life. Without my 8th grade art teacher, would I really have learned how to shade a pencil drawing of an artichoke? Without my first year of partying at college, would I have an amazing web of friends all over the world? And without going to Italy for only a semester, would I have met the man I am with today? (I say probably on that one.)
There are so many events in my life that have led me to where I am and to the person I am today. I think we can all agree on this concept. When looking at the title, KeepingUpWithIt, the IT refers to everything; my life, your life and the connections between them. It also speaks to the battles in our lives. We all have our battles, our bumps and our bruises, but it is how we deal with everything that makes us come out on top.
With that said, I am here to write through one particular battle that has crept into my life like a snake, twisted and hissing. Needless to say, I will take it down with Gryffindor’s sword if it is the last thing I do. Where can I get one though…?