25 Before 25: Part III

11. A fast from social media

My name is Deeana, and I am addicted to social media. I spend way too much time refreshing Instagram and watching people lip sync to songs they do not know the words for on Snapchat.  I can easily spend an hour scrolling without realizing it. I understand that social media is a big part of our world, I mean you probably got a notification of this post via social media, but I have a lot more productive things I can do with my time. A fast will allow me to just take a break and enjoy other things that I once enjoyed before social media.

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Thank you, Mama!

Thank you, Mama.

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For the nine months you physically carried me, and for how you have carried me emotionally since then I thank you. This past week was incredibly special for mothers around the world, but it has been particularly special for my mom. She celebrated her birthday and Mother’s Day. So, it’s only right that I dedicate today’s post to her! In my last blog post, I mentioned that one of my goals was to make my mom’s birthday special and I am so happy my plans all went well. My mom lives in Dominica, and I live in the U.S so planning everything took some extra effort but seeing the smile on her face made it all worth it.

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25 Before 25: Part I

Warning: Text heavy post. No fun bathing suit pictures, sorry!  Also, some of these are personal, but we are all cool here, right?

Ok, so in September I turn 25! I can’t believe it. One day I was sitting in a meeting, and I had a thought…it went something like this, “Deeana, you have quite a few goals to accomplish this year, you should make a list of 25 things big and small to do before your 25th birthday!” So at that moment, I started writing down the things I already knew I needed to accomplish and added some other things I’ve always wanted to do to the list.

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