17 years old
Kayla took part in my google survey, although I do not know her directly, I believe what she has responded might resonate with many others. Keep looking up, even on the bad days.
Below is her response -
“2020 made me realize that I used to take so many things for granted, and that
there are people out there who can be really inconsiderate for the health of
others. It has affected me both in a good and bad way. The good being that I’m
finally comfortable with myself and body, I’ve built a better relationship and
can express how I feel with my parents, brothers and friends. I’ve also taken
interest in so many things I stopped doing back when I was elementary/middle
school and it makes me happy. The bad being is that I get so lost in thoughts
sometimes that I spiral into a really bad depressive state and am not able to
finish what I’m supposed to be doing at times. I’ve also become a little bit
I’ve been coping by baking, studying, online shopping, watching anime, and
*Kayla took their own self portrait. January 2021.