I am not the girl next door, nor will I ever be. I'm not a size zero, nor will I ever be. I'm not a perfect ten, nor will I ever be. I'm not a runway model, nor will I ever be. I'm no longer wishing to be what I'm not, nor will I ever again.
When I was a young girl I was never considered to be pretty. I was always picked on, and none of the boys noticed me. I was a nice girl, always trying to be friendly with everyone, especially the new students that would join our class, but no matter how hard I tried I couldn't keep new friends. I wasn't a popular kid, and once the new kids I'd befriended found that out, they went to the other side of the lunchroom.
Throughout the majority of my adolescent years I had only one, or two friends in school, and it wasn't until I went into high school when I began to really blossom. The summer before my freshman year I had lost a lot of weight, and discovered I had lots of curves for a fifteen-year-old. I had let my hair grow out, and I had an inc...
Life is so unpredictable. One minute you're trying to figure things out, the next minute you're repeating yourself. You suddenly spiral out of control and hope to land on your feet.
Once the dust clears, when you find out where you've landed you can brush yourself off and look all around. Eyes wide with wonder at what you could have never imagined before, the path you've been searching all along.
The road in front of you may not be paved in gold, but it's littered with endless possibilities. Sometimes you have to pick up the pieces left behind in order to follow the right trail. Although you can't fit it all in one basket, it doesn't mean you can't try.
At last you can truly begin the journey you've been preparing for. It can be a challenge, but that's half the adventure. One small step and you're on the way to places that can take you far. The navigation is set so follow your built in guide.