How I turned my life around; a memoir of my 2016

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 00:53 -- mel1698

At the start of the year,

all I saw was distress and doubt.

I saw only the negative parts of my life,

and I constantly doubted myself and others.

I was in negative relationships

and I was not taking care of myself.

I could not find a way to love myself

and my grades were falling.

Everything changed when I graduated and moved away.

I moved to Ohio

and went to the Ohio State University.

I removed myself from all negative relationships

and began to put myself first.

I prioritized my mental and physical health

over all other aspects of life.

This is when I began to see a positive shift

in my well-being.

I was happier, more positive, 

and more appreciative of what I had,

instead of being upset about what I didnt.

I was able to love myself

and do positive things to benefit me.

I ended the year with friends and family

celebrating my immense progress,

and toasting to the amazing things to come in 2017.

This poem is about: 
Me
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