I felt loved like I never had before. And even if I never get the chance to feel that again, if nothing else, I will be able to say I had the time of my life. I had a daily routine with someone I loved. I went to sleep smiling. I was alive. And if I only got to feel that for a second, a tiny sliver of time in my life - it was worth it.

part of an essay that my prof loooooooved
getting excited about school again kinda