I’m already starting to gain the dreaded freshman 15. Do you have any tips to help me keep my weight down so I don’t end up a freshman fatty?
The ‘Favorite Disney Movie’ conversation seems to occur semi-regularly, at least in my life. If you’re not so fortunate, maybe you need new friends, or at least more opportunities to revel in Disney magic.
We’re all lucky to still be in college. We’re lucky to live in a fairy tale for four years where it’s socially acceptable to wake up on Saturday and Sunday mornings and either not remember or just flat out regret how the night before ended.
For some of us, it is a tick that never goes away. But for most,?it’s first month dementia and it strikes annually and without discretion or grace, like a tropical hurricane, or puberty. It is that constant uncertainty that induces every student at Boston University to become nervous, paranoid and completely unpredictable.
April 1998, age nine: I reach into a bureau plastered with doctor’s office stickers and pull out a Ninja Turtle-laden B.U.M. equipment sweatshirt. I giggle to myself quietly as I pull it over my head ‘- making the intellect’s leap from B.U.M. to ass ‘- and realize, as my pervasive mushroom cut erupts out of the top, that I have it on backwards.