I’m thankful that I have a family to come home to. No matter how crazy they drive me I can always count on them.
I’m thankful for my parents. My mom is a support system built into a woman. With her, I feel like the world is ours. She’s never stopped believing in me no matter how big I dreamed. And my dad, although a bit of a comedian, loves me endlessly. I don’t think there’s a man out there who loves his children more than my dad. Thank you.
I’m thankful that I can spend another thanksgiving with my grandparents. My grandma is the most determined and strongest woman and my grandpa is the most adorable old man in the world! As saddening as it is, I’m afraid they’re growing older, and I’m so thankful that I can spend time with them now. Thank you.
I’m thankful for my sister. I’m thankful I had a best friend to grow up with. Someone who challenged me and loved me and made me bring her a cup of water everyday even if she was right next to the kitchen. My sister and I are best friends the way we were when we were in elementary school and I’m so happy I can share all my moments with her. Thank you.
I’m also thankful for the second family it seems I’ve gained. I’m thankful for my boyfriend who introduced me to a different world of love, family, and home. It’s a good feeling when you meet someone and can envision your life with them and their family. Thank you.
I’m thankful for my roommates. I can’t even imagine college without these peeps. Being away from home is sometimes saddening, but it’s so much more manageable when you’re roommates become your 2nd, 3rd, 4th…sisters. There is way too much love for a college apartment. Thank you.
I’m also thankful for all the relationships I’ve had. As odd as this is, I’ve grown so much because of them and I can only thank them for continuing to be my friend and supporting me even through the hardships we’ve been through. I cannot express my gratitude enough. Thank you.
I’m thankful for UCSD. I am now pre-med and it’s all thanks to the opportunities I’ve found at UCSD. I now have a purpose and a goal in life. It’s comforting and challenging. Thank you.
I’m thankful for dance. I’ve found something that makes me so happy and keeps me in semi-good shape. Thank you.
Lastly, I’m thankful for my health. At the end of the day, that’s all that really matters. That you’re healthy and alive. I couldn’t be more thankful for that. Thank you.