the truth

I wish I could say this new season in life has been a whirlwind of fun and adventure. I wish I could say things have been easy, that life is seemingly perfect in this tucked away little pocket of the world. But in all honesty, this is one of the roughest transitions I have ever […]

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Dear Merced,

Last time I wrote to you, I was leaving for 2 months to galavant around the UK. This time, I write to you on my last full day as a Merced resident. Starting Saturday I move to a new town to start a brand new life, in a brand new home, in a brand new […]

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pre-Thailand jitters

Bags are packed. My plane outfit is laid out ready for me to slip into at 3am. TV shows caught up on so that I don’t wonder what happened for 5 weeks. But now I’m just sitting here, jittery, feeling butterflies in my stomach as the clock ticks down on my time left until I […]

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coming clean: a diagnosis

My name is Rebecca Jean Verona. I am 21 years old. I am a college graduate. I am a Christian. I am a daughter, friend, co-worker, girlfriend. Newly, I have been diagnosed with major (or clinical) depression and anxiety. I start my medication tomorrow. Phew. Wow, it feels good to be real about a part […]

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