My first blog entry for this year, 2013, is nearly 4 months late. I’m not really sure about the protocol but I think that as a blogger, one is supposed to post an entry at least once a month. And I think New Year posts are required. But then again, I don’t really consider myself as a blogger. (I’m thinking writer, of course.)
As a matter of fact, I still have an exam and a laboratory session—both on Operative Dentistry—next week. Something drove me to writing this, however.
I have just finished catching up on How I Met Your Mother Season 8 (and have successfully sent my puppy back to sleep). I then gave myself some Tumblr therapy, then went back to Twitter and saw something that made me think: What if I took the road to Creative Writing? Then I figured, perhaps it’s time for some WordPress again. And so I’m here.
The main reason I haven’t written in a long time is because this semester has me at the most vulnerable I’ve ever been in the entirety of my college life. I don’t know how many times my self-esteem took a punch from everyone and anyone who chose to take a hit. It’s been completely and utterly disheartening, to the point that I really didn’t know what to think. Maybe it’s just the adjustment period because I’m only a beginner, or maybe I’m just not really for this. But I’ve learned a lot. And in the end, I think that’s what really matters. There is no success without learning and no learning without failure.
I want this post to be more meaningful but all my words are raw.
I’m praying that I learn from this, that I would one day look back to this fateful semester and think: that’s what made me go through all of Dentistry. Yes, that How I Met Your Motheresque way of looking back at things.
But all I have is now.
All I have is here.