We, Are Never, Ever, Everrrr Getting Back Together: My Breakup With Corporate America

It’s 10 a.m., and I have yet to put pants on today. Why? Because I don’t have to for the time being. I have embarked on an exciting, terrifying, and fulfilling adventure of working for myself full-time.  How’d we get here? I’m not really sure… this is how I remember it. College ended…which basically meant MY world ended.  Eff you world! During college, I figured I’d get an awesome job at some cool tech company when I graduated. I’d get to work on a ton of cool projects, win them multiple company softball championships, and be CEO in about a year. Not really… but I figured I would at least find a job that didn’t make me miserable. Now, I’m sure 99% of people my age, at some point or another, have said some variation of “I am not meant to work a normal 9-5” or “I just can’t sit at a desk for 8 hours a day for the rest of...
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Adult College

I live in Atlanta... specifically, Buckhead. In my opinion, Buckhead is the strangest place on the face of the earth. I love it, but it is another planet. It is ADULT COLLEGE. For me college was made up of a few different categories; class, intramural sports, going out, and napping. When I look at those categories, not much has changed. Class is now work. I still play in numerous men’s leagues around Atlanta that my friends and I take way too seriously. I go out Friday, Saturday, and some Thursdays pretty much every week. Unfortunately, I don’t usually have time for naps like I did in college, tragic. Fraternities and sororities are pretty much still around minus the letters. It’s terrifying to think that I go to as many theme parties now as I did in college. I still frequently hear words like shitshow, slampiece, hammered, wasted, schwasted, and many more catchphrases I probably shouldn’t. I’m even guilty of saying some of them. Personally,...
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