It’s thankful szn and I got a lot to be thankful for//plz read below for spiel👇🏼
In the last month, I’ve had a hard time accepting myself, what I look like, who I am, and how to go about various struggles that high school holds. With that, I’ve also had a lot of time to think and reflect about who I surround myself with and why. •••
I couldn’t live without my family (@joannee_xu ) and their wise words to knock some sense into me. I cannot express how appreciative I am of @amandavass102017 and @courtneyanchundia for taking a chance on a baby 16 year old to work with, and helping me grow for over a year. But most importantly, i owe so much to the people in tagged in this picture. •••
When people have asked me, “why are you friends with so many band people?”, my answer is always, “they’re just good people with good intentions who happen to all be in band”. Everyday, no matter what, I know I can always count on them to make me smile. They are the ones who make me laugh in times of sadness, and cry out of happiness, and laughter, and joy. I know when I’m with them, that all is well. I know when I’m with them that I’m in good company. And I know when I’m with them that they will always say what I both need, and want to hear when I’m down. They’re the ones who I can have a nerdy and intelligent conversation with. They’re also the ones who I can act like a 5 year old around and make stupid jokes. They’re the ones who tell me not to change a single thing about myself. They’re the ones who offer to help me instead of offering blanket statements. They’re the ones who lead with a servant heart, and they’re the ones who make me and everyone else around them better people. They’re definitely the ones that I would go to any time of day to cry, scream, rant or celebrate with. These people here have been in my life for 3,4,5,7+ years and I’m so grateful to have known them at all. They’ve shown me love and a whole lot of laughter, and I know my life wouldn’t be nearly as full without them.