Yes, I did. Lately, I have been making small goals for myself, AND GUESS WHAT? I have been reaching them! Example: I have 3 research papers coming up that will be due within the next month or two, and I have already found all my sources. For all the papers combined I needed about 20 sources. And of course me being Kylie, I picked a difficult topic, so they weren’t exactly easy to find! Needless to say, I am proud of myself today.
Lately, I have felt so much more Kylie. Not sure how much sense that makes, but it is how I feel. I feel like I am growing into myself. I am about to hit a bump in the road with all my progress, but hey, it is a learning process. I am imperfectly, perfect and I am going to find something that is right for me. I mean hey, if I just sit around all day worrying about it, my butt is going to start hurting after a while, right?
Sometimes I like to think about the future and sometimes I don’t. I like thinking about it because I like having a plan and I like being ready for what could possibly be thrown at me. I don’t like thinking about it because for me, thinking turns into worrying. It is never that simple for me. I can never just think about the future and how happy it will be. Which, I guess is a good thing because it isn’t just going to be all shits and giggles when I hit the real world, right? Either way, I am 20 years old… why am I worrying so much about when I turn 30? I will honestly be 30 before I even know it, and everything will be completely different.
I want to be an Occupational Therapist. What is an OT? An OT is someone who helps others learn/re-learn activities of daily living. I have been so back and forth on whom exactly I want to help. Let me rephrase that, I want to help all types of people, as many as possible, but I have not yet decided on the group of people I want to specialize in. I want to work with geriatrics because I am so passionate about helping my elders. I respect my elders and would love to be able to give back to them. When my grandmother passed away due to cancer, I realized that cancer is of the most fascinating things in the entire world. It is a dirty, dirty disease but it is fascinating. I then realized that I wanted to work in geriatrics, but with those who had/have cancer. But then, I remembered how much I love working with pediatrics and how good I am with children. But wait, there is more! Right now I am stuck on working with children who have Down syndrome. I am currently working on a research paper on Down syndrome, so at the moment, that is the path I am leading towards.
It feels good to get this all out. Being able to look at it on paper makes me see it in a different light. I don’t only want to help a certain group of people; I have a passion to help all sorts of people. I love helping people and I love helping people better themselves. Ever since I was little, one of my biggest dreams was to be remembered. When I played basketball, I thought it would be easy to be remembered for that. But when I gave up basketball, I realized that it might not be possible… Then, I found the beauty in life. And the beauty is that I can touch one person’s life and be remembered and that is plenty for me. I was put on this earth to help people, and I will put all my best qualities forward and do just that.
Why were you put on this earth?