Being a teenager comes with a ton of responsibilities- especially ones that have been long anticipated and are full of fun. However, experiencing all life has to offer can sometimes put taking care of your physical state on the back-burner, which is exactly what I did. If I could go back, I would change it all- and here’s why.
This is the reflection of a social work student on the tail-end of junior year field work, classes, and chaos. Here’s to acknowledging the true values and importance of our profession and making the world a better place, one tiny little step at a time.
I could say that I’m an experienced weight-lifter (haha no), but that’d be a seasoned stretch of the imagination. However, I’ve been heavily lifting since December 2015- approximately 1.5 years ago. Thanks to my super athletic, form-critical, and lovingly protective boyfriend, I’ve learned how to properly challenge myself and make sure that I’m not feeding any future injuries with unhealthy habits.
I’d never been in a healthy relationship before I met Jake, my current boyfriend. Though we’ve only been officially dating since January 2016, I feel like I’ve known him forever. Even still, here are some of the things that he’s taught me about myself and life in general as we’ve tackled life together.
You know who you are. You know because we’ve laughed together, yelled from room-to-room together, crawled in each other’s beds together, and always over-analyzed boys together. This one’s for you.
We’ve all seen the ‘itsy’ bikini bottoms originally sold by Victoria’s Secret or virtually anything designed by BoutineLA because obviously, “Victoria’s Secret ain’t a secret no more” (Florida Georgia Line, you ladies and gents). We see how bikini bottom trends lie resembling a waterproof thong, at least this year.