• #BearsOfBaylor — “[Poppies] symbolize a peaceful rest, and I struggle with anxiety.”

    [What did you do over Christmas break?]
    “The most exciting thing I did was get a tattoo… A lot of women in my family like poppies; they symbolize a peaceful rest, and I struggle with anxiety. It’s something I’m aspiring to achieve — peaceful rest.

    “My therapist thinks that my anxiety originated with my friend in high school who committed suicide… She hung herself, and I found her, so my therapist thinks that kind of started it. [At Baylor,] I’ve found people who have helped me a lot, who I feel are more like-minded than the people I was around in high school. That’s helped.

    “I’m really happy about what I’m majoring in, and I’m really happy with the person I’m rooming with, because last year I wasn’t. I’m happy with my boyfriend, happy with all of it. Life is great, pretty much, overall.”

    #BearsOfBaylor

    [Every Baylor Bear has a story; #BearsOfBaylor brings those stories to you, one by one. These stories, these people… This is our Baylor.]

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