I relish each breath, burning as it the freezing air hits the back of my throat. With each step, my feet get colder but I keep on walking, focusing on the tingling sensation in my toes.
Out here, the only sound to be heard is the birds in the trees and the distant babbling of a stream. There isn’t anything else but this, right now, that matters. The weight on shoulder is getting lighter and lighter with each step, as if it were a deflating balloon.
The past couple of weeks have been a little stressful for me, with assignment deadlines and my first lot of exams in about five years. I got two out of the way last week (I think they went alright) and I have my last one for this semester on Thursday.
Since finishing my second exam last Wednesday, I feel a lot more relaxed and like I can breathe easier. My last exam is the one I’m least confident about, so I definitely appreciate the extra few days to get some more revision in.
How have you been lately?