Posted in Personal

In 2022.

Me, inside my head again.

After everything that happened in 2020, I just wanted to forget and move on and so, I started 2021 without being intentional about the things I wanted and the goals I wanted to achieve.

So dear reader, I took whatever 2021 handed to me because I didn’t allow myself to want much. At some point, I felt like I didn’t even deserve much. It was almost as if I was comfortable where I was and that was my mistake.

I won’t be making the same mistake this year. I am no longer comfortable where I’m at and I want to enjoy all the good things life has to offer in 2022 and more.

In 2022, I want to be proud of myself, love myself, accept myself and stop hiding in the shadows. I don’t want to compare myself to others and I want to be able to speak up for what I believe in and defend what is right with my chest.

In 2022, I want to work towards my growth financially, spiritually, emotionally, and physically because why should I remain stagnant?

In 2022, I want to be happy, not for a while but for a long time. I want to be content, grateful for the things I have while not losing hope and faith. I want to be fulfilled in every aspect of life and I want to be at peace with all men.

In 2022, I don’t want to be an option, I want to be the main selection. I don’t want to be anyone’s second choice, I want to be the only choice. I want to throw being fake in the dustbin because that’s where it belongs.

In 2022, I want to be forgiving, I don’t want to lose anyone, and I want to say “I love you” only when I mean it and I want the people that say they love me to love truly and love me for all that I am.

In 2022, I am going to get all the things I want because I deserve them. I hope this year is ready for me because I am ready.

How about you?

Love,

‘Ruona ❤️.

P.S:

Happy New Year’s Eve! I’ll be seeing you in 2022.

Describe your year in one word.

What’s one thing you’re hoping to achieve in 2022?

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Posted in Random

Christmas, Chicken, and Vibes!

Crown me “Best in Multitasking” because I’m frying chicken, singing, dancing, and writing this. No, I’m not lying.

Currently listening to The Spirituals.

Merry Christmas, loves!! 🎉 It is with joy and gladness in my heart that I announce that today is my daddy’s birthday and I’m his favorite child so I’m receiving gifts 😌.

For the record, Dr. Asak’s birthday is in April. It’s Jesus, my sky daddy we’re celebrating today.

I didn’t think that I’d be happy today, considering the fact that I’m alone in Gombe and I miss my family. My friends traveled and I’ve just been chilling on my own. I’m even going to the radio station later today for a programme. Who works on Christmas day?

Chicken stew don ready.

Anyway, I woke up happy and so far, the highlight of my day is that my Muslim neighbour bought a lot of chicken for us to celebrate with. I got drinks so we’re just going to have a feast. I’m not expecting visitors and I don’t think he is either. We move! 😂

So, quick one yeah? This isn’t supposed to be a motivational speech. We’re just talking okay? Some of us have a lot of reasons to be angry, sad or frustrated this period and it’s easy to allow all the negativity consume you but the truth is, no matter how frustrated you are or how much you frown or complain, whatever issues you have will not magically disappear.

There’s absolutely nothing wrong with optimism. Nobody is saying that you shouldn’t be realistic but what use is anger and complaints when it won’t change anything? You’re just wasting your time. Instead, lets take one day at a time. This is what I’ve slowly begun to learn and tbh, there’s a lot to be grateful for. Anytime I start thinking that I’m broke or stressed, I remember that there are hungry children on the street but I have a roof over my head, I have an education and I can give to people. That’s a lot to be grateful for.

I almost burned the rice.

So, in our festivities, let’s remember to be happy because problem no dey finish. Let’s also give back to people if we can. We’ll be fine eventually.

Time to gbedu. Ed Sheeran made this song his own!

I’m almost done cooking. I still don’t get the concept of cooking for over 2 hours just to eat for 10-20 minutes. Come on! Anyway, it’s Christmas.

Merry Christmas, again. Don’t forget that Jesus is the reason for the season. I love you and there’s nothing you can do about it.

Love,

‘Ruona ❤️

P.S:

The featured image above is of my beautiful friend Lauren, captured by my other friend, Dennis (Dennography).

How are you spending Christmassss?

What do you think of this Peru remix with Ed Sheeran?

What music are you currently listening to?

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