I don't know if anyone will ever read this or if I'm just shouting out into the void, but.
It's been years
since I've last been on LJ. To think that my last post predated my high school graduation by more than six months. So much has changed since then; I've moved from the West Coast to =New England for college, I'm discovering what I want to do with the rest of my life (SCIENCE!!!), and I've done a lot of growing up.
On the fannish side of life, I am quite active on Tumblr
these days, queuing and reblogging posts. There has been a lot of fandom-hopping in the past two years. Goodbye British shows like BBC Sherlock and Doctor Who, hello to a shoddily-crafted Supernatural, an ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe, pop-culture king Star Wars, and the brilliant brilliant Broadway musical that's taken the US (and abroad!) by storm: Hamilton
I still read One Piece religiously every week though. Sometimes I even find that I have things to say about it.
But yeah, most of my time is now devoted to school. As it should be, seeing that I am
in an academic setting doing what
I love best. My life's passion is biology, especially marine biology, and now I'm finally in a position where that could very well be a possibility in the future. I've been harboring this dream for a long time. There was some bouncing around the pre-med track and considering molecular biology in high school, but honestly, I much rather be feeding octopuses.
I'm happy, for the most part. Busy as hell, still basing too much of my self-confidence on my grades, but god, I'm so glad to be where I am. There were some interesting self-discoveries along the way and other weird shit, but hey. It's college. Isn't this where all that is supposed to happen?
I don't know if I'll make more posts to LJ in the future. I have a physical journal I write in fairly frequently and I'm not a fan of plastering my life all over the internet. So maybe this will be the last post forever. Or maybe I'll check in now and then, seeing that I remember this account exists again.
I guess I was nostalgic. There are fond memories on this site that relate to my years in high school. I've been in a reflective mood lately and want to gather those tiny scattered memories and see what sort of picture they all form. I wonder how much I've changed since November 2013, when my last post went up. I wonder how much growing I still have to do. So many things are different now, yet fundamentally I feel the same.