Who I Am Becoming In 2017

At the last few seconds of 2016, I stood strong, waiting for the fireworks. At the first few minutes of 2017, I noticed how my arm was not tired, my hands not trembling, from holding up my phone to film those 10 continuous minutes of beautiful bursting fires in the sky. That actually surprised me; it seemed that my workout sessions, as irregular as they can get because a university student’s irregular schedule, had paid off.

For many, this is probably a very small insignificant detail, but to me, at that moment, it meant everything. I only started taking care of my fitness and physical health in April 2016 for the first time in my life, and I have come far in terms of physical endurance, as well as pain tolerance and delayed gratification. Maybe not as far as I could have, but far enough.

But most importantly, I stood mentally strong. 

There was a point in 2016 where I felt that all the hardwork I had put into building myself for the past 2 years of staying on my own in Malaysia, all the efforts put into self-esteem and confidence, had been in vain as I was crumbling back to being shy and insecure about the slightest of things. As the saying goes, it takes time to create something, but one second to destroy it. And I had to rebuilt myself in the last months of 2016. I had to slowly but surely get back up and move on with life.

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Weekly Photo Challenge | Threshold

threshold

A new language I’m learning, Italian, a new beginning.

A new country to fly to in a few months, Malaysia, a new beginning.

A new subject to learn, psychology, a new institution, Monash university, a new beginning for me, soon.

This is the threshold I’m standing at, at the moment 🙂

PS: This photo has originally been on my Instagram: dkwaye

An Evil Nymph.

Weekly Photo Challenge | Beginning

For a beginning, there has to be an ending.

Death of something. Here’s this drying rose.

dying red rose

Hello 2014! 

This new year is a chance to start over.

A new routine!

Write at least 1,000 words per day.

Read everyday so as to complete the Goodreads Reading Challenge (50).

Wish me luck 😉

Feel free to add me as a friend on Goodreads!

Also, I opened a new Instagram account, so you can now find my photos, such as the rose I used for this week’s challenge, @dkwaye !

I’m sorry that my first post of 2014 is a bit late, but I was caught up in my new routine, as well as planning for my future (university and stuff) 😛

Anyway, have a great week!

Stay positive!

An Evil Nymph.