How Role Playing Saved my Life   Leave a comment

I’m going to take you all back to my high school years and specifically my freshman yeah. I know everyone says that they are an awkward freshman but I honestly was. I had maybe two friends, or at least people I considered friends and felt mildly comfortable around. My group of people was something I always just kinda felt on the edge of. I had come from a middle school where I was bullied a lot and it messed with my self worth and I always just figured I was a waste of people’s time. I used to play this game where I would say something crazy in the middle of a story, I was awkward but I couldn’t stop talking, that wasn’t even related just to see if people were even listening. They normally weren’t so I would just stop talking. People didn’t notice that much either. As the years went by I got closer to people and learned to ramble on a little less. 

One thing that helped me tremendously through out my whole awkward high-school experience and beyond was role playing. I’m not talking about running around in a costume or anything although I wouldn’t say no if someone invited me to do that. I’m talking about writing. When I was a freshman, my sister introduced me to this wonderful community. It is a site called Hogwarts:The New Ages where an honestly amazing group of people write together in the world of Harry Potter. Now, you might be wondering okay but how did this save my life? Don’t worry I’m getting to it. 

I was shown this site when I was in a pivotal time in my life. I lacked self confidence and I constantly felt like a burden. This was a place that I could actually feel like myself even though it was just a thing over the computer. I created a character and she grew up as I did and so did my writing. I always cringe when I read the posts I used to write but I realize that most people where there at one point or another. 

Fast forward a couple of years and I was not in a good place. Even though I had more friends I still was having an issues with self confidence even though it had improved. I had some pretty dark thought. I had created a new character who was more or less depressed and through her I had an outlet to show these emotions that I was too afraid to show anyone else. This character as well grew with me and caunsidently is no longer nearly as sad about life. 

This place was an outlet for me when I really need it and sure some people tease me for caring so much about something so seemly not important in the skeem of things but I guess this kinda explains why. I am not really sure what would have happened if I hadn’t of had this  place but I am truly greatful for it. I am not saying there weren’t any other factors for bringing me out of that place but it was definitely was a big factor. 

So I just wanted to say thank you to all of my fellow writers on the site, to my sister for showing it to me and of course to Pru and Jaimie. Thank you from a now more confident out of that dark place 20 year old. Thank you for saving my younger self. 

-A Nerdy and thankful extraordinary no one 

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Posted September 6, 2016 by Extraordinary Nothing in Uncategorized

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For whatever reason, Harley, my cute little puppy, is terrified of a few select things. At first when we got her any time she got anywhere near any dog except for Hawk she would just squeal and squeal. The first time we took them to the dog park she was a disaster. 

Fortunately, today when we took them she did awesome with the other dogs. I’m really hoping that it sticks. 

The other thing she is afraid of is male voices. If my husband even sounds the slightest bit stern, she runs terrified and it is with any male. It is strange and I hope she out grows that as well. 

We aren’t sure what background she came from before she was surrendered to the shelter we adopted her from and it makes me curious if any of her siblings have the same problems. 

Regardless, I love her and hoping that with a lot of patience and love she will be less terrified. 

-A puppy loving extraordinary no one

Posted August 10, 2016 by Extraordinary Nothing in Uncategorized

I Crack myself up    Leave a comment

Today, I was working on editing my book that I wrote for nation novel writing month 2 years ago because I am still working on editing it. I was reading and just laughing at all of my jokes because yes I am that person that laughs at their own jokes. 

I so far think it is good but I feel like I am bias. I really want someone to read it but on the same time I am afraid. What if it is absolut crap? One day I will submit it to a publisher because of course it is on my bucket list so I have to. I have a feeling it will be a while but who knows maybe I will do it sooner then I think. 

– a hilarious extraordinary no one

Posted August 9, 2016 by Extraordinary Nothing in Uncategorized

An Every Day Miracle   Leave a comment

About a year ago when my Husband moved to the wonderful state of Wisconsin, we decided to get a pet together. That pet being our lovely snake Darby. It was really exciting, he was our first pet together. 

About a month ago, he escaped. We searched everywhere but no luck. We thought maybe we would find him but then evidence seemed to point to one of our dogs eating him. I mean how could he be hiding with out them finding him. It was pretty sad especially since he was our first pet together. 

This morning though my new sister-in-law who is crashing with us found him in the middle of the basement and besides him being cold he was perfectly fine. 

We got him under his heat lamp and got him a couple of mice which he eat happily. I’m really glad he is back and also really curious where he was hiding. 

– an extraordinary greatful no one 

Posted August 6, 2016 by Extraordinary Nothing in Uncategorized

Mrs.   Leave a comment

I am a Mrs. now and it makes me extreamly happy. Not because I’m married but because of who I am married too. I married my best friend and that’s amazing to me. I was never that girl that grew up dreaming about her dream wedding but I think it was perfect. 

I had so much fun and the honeymoon was a blast. I even got a couple more states knocked off my list. 

I am so happy to be able to start this adventure with my hubby. Also we road off on a motercycle it was awesome! I will have more stories to come but for this blog post this it is. 

– A happily married extraordinay no one

Posted August 4, 2016 by Extraordinary Nothing in Uncategorized

Just a pipe dream   Leave a comment

At the age of 20 I officially became a home owner. (It was almost at the age of 19 but we closed a week or so after my birthday.) Any ways the house is so adorable. It is oddly only a one bedroom but that is all we really need right now. It has a spacious living room and kitchen and a back yard that us and our puppies love. 

I would never have guessed that I would be a home owner at this time of my life. I could not be more proud though. It is a nice house with charm and we are almost done putting all our little touches on it. Like our fold up dinning room table that my soon to be husband put up. And my Murphy desk which I have the piece of wood for and am going to put up. We are all Unpacked and moved in and I love it. It really feels like home. 

-an extraordinary home owning no one 

Posted July 13, 2016 by Extraordinary Nothing in Uncategorized

Watch it or you might get burned   Leave a comment

Warning if you don’t like Miley gross photos don’t read this post. So my fiancé got a motorcycle which was really exciting since I have never rode one before. So anyways I got a helmet (safety first right? And also cause of hate wind in my face) and set out for my first ride. 

I’m a pretty big dork we have established this but even a commonly known cool activity can’t help me. All of that aside, I love riding on the back of his bike. And I still do even when this happened….. 

I got off on the side with the pipes which I normally just avoid and go to the other side since I’m a klutz getting of a bike  (in general as well). It hurt like crazy but it is doing a lot better and doesn’t hurt at all at much unless my puppies decide to step on it. 

This is a few days after it happened as you can see it is pretty awful looking. I learned my lesson though. 

-an extraordinary no one who has a new found love in motorcycles 

Posted July 12, 2016 by Extraordinary Nothing in Uncategorized