Today’s post is a break from the usual “What I’m Into” posts that you’ve come to expect on Fridays. But part of the reason that I love this blog is that I can share bits of my personal life with all of you.
This weekend (beginning tonight), I’ll be graduating from the University of Pittsburgh. I have had the best four years of my life here, and this place has become my second home. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t sad about graduating, because truthfully, I really am. I’ve met lifelong friends, worked my butt off, and made great memories.
Now that I think about it, there are a lot of memories involving public transportation mishaps.
There was the time I wore heels on Halloween…in the snow. The time I sat in the hallway with my floormates pigging out on buffalo wing pretzels.
I saw exciting wins and devastating losses. #LifeofaPittfan
I cried because I thought I didn’t know what I wanted to do with my life.
But I also laughed. I laughed a lot; the kind of laughing that makes you cry.
I still remember my first day at Pitt. My parents helped me unpack and rearrange my room (and then put it back in its original arrangement) in my hot room. My room had no air conditioning. Lucky me.
On that day, I remember thinking to myself that four years would never come.
Well, I was wrong. When people tell you to enjoy college because it goes by so quickly, they really mean it. But boy, have I really enjoyed these past four years. I think that’s why it’s so hard to say goodbye.
But then I realize, I’m not really saying goodbye. Now, I’ll be an alumna instead of a student, but Pitt will always be a part of me. #HailtoPitt
So it’s not goodbye, it’s see you later. See you later, Pitt.