Now that 10th grade is over, the only thing worth doing anymore is practice for the upcoming Indian Team trials. After the fiasco that was last year’s trials, I’m determined to put my best foot forward this year by practicing up a storm. That storm is as real as the one outside my window. When I got to mysore a week and a half ago, I definitely did NOT expect the onslaught of work that...
New Haven, here I come!
Just a little while ago, I found out that I have been accepted to the Yale Young Global Scholars program!! I’m going to stay on campus, learn from the university profs and just drink in the atmosphere of one of the world’s oldest and greatest institutions. Although this may only last for about 2 weeks, I’m hoping its going to be my foot in the door when it comes to applying to...
Heat seeping in, Exam tensions fading away, pools, malls and theaters beckoning. Yes, Summer is finally here!!! So much to do but mostly the lazing around that accounted for about 3/4 of our previous summers is out of the question. All the things mentioned above are for those without the workload piled onto the children between the ages of 14 and 18. The sun may be shining but for us, the summer...
Ruling and loved or Disappointment and ignored?
Its true what they say that when you are on top, you’re the toast of the town and everybody wants a piece of you. When you fall after the climb however, that is when you find out who your true friends really are. I found that out the hard way. One second I was queen and the next… well lets just say I went from hero to zero in less than 20 minutes. And no, I am not exaggerating. This...
Judging a book by its cover...
Its true what they say about appearances. They can be deceiving . That said, most of the time however, what you see is what you get.
The problem with getting everything you ever...
Singularly the greatest show I have ever watched. So enthralling!
Stress, Betrayal and Lies
Seems like the title of a soap opera. Oddly enough, in a way that is exactly what my life is. Exams start soon and I am losing my mind with all the prep work I need to do. Adding to this mix are all the people I thought were my friends but who proved they were definitely not. Of course when people deceive and betray, they lie. It becomes and ugly chain of events. Just when I should be focused on 2...
Life is too short to even care at all– Cough Syrup
Shape Up To Step Up
Maybe its time to let the past go and move on. I know that Asian trials start from the 26th and end on the 29th because the team names have to go to China by the 30th. The thing that really sucks is the fact that I have exams now and they end on the 28th so any chance I can even try to get on the team vanished before it even existed. Very aptly put in the song that I’m listening to now...
Camp is over. Well, it was over 3 weeks ago. It was disappointing to say the least. I didn’t make the team and to add to that I have an injury. It seems like ever since the nationals this year, nothing has gone right. However I am going to turn all this around and get it together. Look at this bad luck straight in the eye and tell it that I am stronger than it is and nothing can ever get me...
Tomorrow is camp!!! 3 words. Combined they have the power to made me go crazy!
1 week. There is only one week to make or break everything. One week to one of the most important tournaments ever. 1 week to camp. Its been a hard 3 months but if its worth it, it will be sooo worth it! fingers and toes and everything between crossed!
If you think I’m the most horrible kid around, you might want to take a look outside the door. Because trust me you have no idea
An eye for an eye
Seems to me that things have gotten way out of hand around here. Sure pressure may be on, but it is on all of us! Some people however are taking this war to a whole new level. I know we promised a truce but what happens when the peace treaty breaks? I see nuclear war craft up ahead. But don’t blame me!
A gold medal is not made of gold. It is made of dedication, sacrifice and an...
This is My Now
This is it! My chance to make the international circuit but why can’t i be excited? Its scary. I know that everyone is telling me that i shouldn’t put pressure on myself, to just go do my best! Are you kidding? This is way too big of a deal to be content with anything less than No.1!! I have put up with a lot. Right now after a disastrous nationals, a lot of people have written me off...
Sometimes i feel like there are some people who never work, never train and still can wipe the rink with my face every time they do show up. I mean, its totally not fair. I’m not naming any names but i hate them. So perfect!
All that glitters
There is barely a week left for the camp which decides which lucky people get to be on the Indian team. Since this is my first time trying out, I’m more than a little scared but hey! that’s what competition is all about! My level of confidence may be hitting an all time low but I have worked through it before so why can’t I do it now? I have been watching episodes of Make it or...
I have been watching the junior master chef season 1 and those kids have mad skills! But I have my doubts…. how can 9 year olds cook so well?? Its impossible. But maybe that’s just my ego talking. The stuff they cook is just…wow! Hats off!
Back to school
Been back in school for 4 days and we have already had a test. What the hell? Normally the first week in school in relaxed and only then do we start putting our nose to the grindstone. But this? This is like all out all the time. Its bound to get exhausting. Rite? Rite? I know this is a really important year and i am totally ready for it! But this is beyond ridiculous!
They say trying to forget someone that you love is like trying to remember someone dt you have never met. I absolutely agree -A
I am so sick of you being so condescending all the time! Im as good as anyone! Maybe even better. So stop nitpicking and look at the big picture!
You know what? This philosophy thing is so hard! Especially when I know I’m probably the only one who reads it. so why bother?
Ok time to get to it. The first philosopher I’m going to profile is Plato. Pluto’s philosophy in a nutshell was that everything in this world is merely a reflection or shadow of the identical yet much more perfect objects in the world of ideas. He compared this theory to a couple of men who have only seen the back of a cave with shadows playing on it. Imagine that one man got out of...
I discovered Sophie’s World just now. Let me tell you, when i heard that it was about philosophy, I was more than a little apprehensive. However after beginning the book, Im hooked! Its not at all boring, far from it! It is beyond amazing! The way people can think boggles my mind. Aristotle, Plato, Socrates etc. Amazing minds! So since a lot of people may not have ever read this book, I...
Today marks the 14th anniversary of “The Battle Of Hogwarts”. Wow… :) -A
Giving someone who hurt you a second chance is like putting an extra bullet in their gun because they missed you the first time they fired. -A
I love watching people lie to me when I know the truth. Its amazing to see the stuff they come up with! And very very funny! -A
Aah Sheldon Cooper. What would I do without your insensitive yet unbelievably hilarious comments?Sheldon has to be the most awesome person ever!! So so funny and he doesnt even know. I just love when he comments on Leonard and Penny’s relationship where he suffered in “Silence”! Lol I love the Big Bang Theory! -A
You Don't Say
You know when people say the most obvious things. Like when you meet a friend in the movie theater and they go “OMG are you here for the movie too?” and you think “naaaww! I came to stare at the floor and eat the gourmet food they serve here.” Come on!!! What else am I going to do here? And when its pouring buckets outside then comes the “Oh look its raining!”....
If I don’t really mean that much to some people then here is what i have to say. Though you try to tell me that you never loved me I know that you did ‘Cause you said it and you wrote it down Dancing at discos Eating cheese on toast Yeah you make me merry make me very very happy But you obviously, you didn’t want to stick around So I learnt from you Do do do da do do do do...
All about the sun! (sadly in the books)
When summer has arrived, its time to break out the sunblock and spend the whole day doing exactly what you want. Unfortunately for me, all the sun I’m going to be getting this summer is going to be from reading about it from a textbook. I’m not complaining, it is an important academic year after all, but is it fair? I’m in my happy place(literally) and the most I will be seeing...
OMG!! I just discovered this site “pottermore” and speaking as a Harry Potter fan, I have to say this site is beyond amazing! I love it! And the background that J.K. Rowling gives each of the characters is really cool to read! So potter fans should really check this out
Rihanna’s movie debut. Planning my last movie day for what I think will be a long time. Critics may have slammed the movie and sent it 6 ft under before it was even released to the public, but I don’t listen to other people. One of my many faults its true. However I have liked many of the so-called “flop” movies. Either way my review of ‘Battleship’ will have to...
Exam results came with foreboding music at least in my head. As expected because it had become somewhat of a norm, math sank my average grade. Now in 10th I’m not proud of the fact that I have a weak subject. Work is needed but I had not expected this torrential downpour of assignments. Up at 5 down at 9:30. Not a life I want to live but necessary. I guess my fate is sealed. Closed circle...
Time and time again...
Its hard to like you when I give so much to the relationship and all you do is take. Yes, you make me feel like a trillion dollars when we talk but the problem is that we barely ever talk! I decide again and again that our friendship will never last but 1 smile and there goes my resolve and big decisions. :( -A
The end result?
Sometimes when you try too hard, all that happens is crash and burn. Its true that when what you want most is held an arm’s length, all you want can be yours. Though I have heard that when you want something you should fight for it. Never back down, never surrender. -A
I hate how when we had something so perfect and we were starting to become a family, someone had to do something incredibly stupid and mess up everything! 2 years went down the drain. It was perfect and the first time that I have ever felt like I belonged somewhere after 6 years. I guess everything does come to an end, I just wish this didn’t end this quickly. -A
In the end what matters most is how YOU see yourself
Who you are...
Never pretend to be someone that you’re not because if you pretend long enough you become exactly who you most definitely are not. And nothing is worth losing who you are. -A
House full 2!!!
Omg!! House full 2 is amazing! I just went for it today and let me tell you, I have never enjoyed 3 hours more! It is a fairly long movie but I didn’t fell the time passing. The music was great and the story-line could not have been funnier! I am definitely going to watch this movie again. And again. Its really that funny! I didn’t stop laughing until the movie ended! -A
Since I had my surgery I struggled to get back on my skates! Yesterday was definitely awesome! I was finally able to skate to some extent!! So excited! Now it won’t be long before I get back in shape! I can’t wait! It will take some work but with some help I’ll be fighting fit soon! Fingers crossed! -A
Just started serious practice for the selection camp and let me tell you, I am NOT enjoying it! I can barely walk but I hope with all my heart that this is all worth it because if it isn’t I’m not going to be a happy camper! Pushing through it! Pray I stay oN my feet long enough to get through selections! :) -A
Facebook-YEAH! Real life? Bleh!
Have any of you noticed that people who have the most to say online have the least to say when they are standing in front of you? And vice-versa? Curious, don’t you think? -A
I am so in love with Fly by Nicki Minaj and Rihanna! It sounds so amazing!! Anyone else heard this song and love it as much as I do? -A
My faceboo wall is flooded with these Go Thump! videos. For those as clueless as I was, This is a contest by Sony where people have to submit videos of themselves dancing to the same song- Go Thump! by Ke$ha. The ones I have watched were pretty good! Actually a lot of my friends have entered. All the best you guys! -A