Upward and Onward

I have been nineteen for a grand total of two days and it has been simply magical ! I woke up on my birthday to a scrumptiously prepared buffet consisting of all my favourite food and raucous singing from my family (some of which are unable to hold a tune). I was serenaded by the [...]

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A year in review :)

In twelve days, the year of 2014 will be no more. We will be ushering a brand new and as yet unwritten year into our midst. Lily's year : a review January - It started off terribly with a tonsilitis infection on the eve of the New Year but things became much rosier after a few [...]

Lily then and Lily now . . .

Day 22: How have you changed in the past two years? Two years ago I was approaching the end of my grade eleven year. I was going to enter matric, my final year in high school the following year in 2013. I was anxious about a number of things back then. *I was nervous about my [...]

Highs and Lows

Day 17 : Highs and lows of this past year Low I can only think of one incident during which I felt low and that was at the very beginning of the year after writing my first Chemistry test. It was my first university assessment and I was really nervous. My mind had not yet braced itself [...]

Satisfaction :)

Day 8 : A moment when you felt the most satisfied with your life  Writing this post has put into perspective how much time I spend complaining and grumbling inwardly because I could not think of a single time when I was most satisfied with my life. I was so tempted to say that the [...]

Lily in ten years

Day 2: Where would you like to be in ten years I'm cutting it close but better late than never ! I was doing studying drugs today and they completely absorbed me. I'm tempted to drink a gallon of coffee to stay awake but my heart would possibly never stop palpitating. I am obsessive about planning [...]

Forever Alone Lily

When the news of my acceptance into medical school was relayed to my extensive family network, the reaction was , for the most part, excellent and incredibly supportive. My family , despite being so large, is very close and we keep in  regular contact with each other. We have numerous Whats app and Facebook groups. One [...]