Shakeeb, 23, Toronto. Geography major. University of Toronto. Diagnosed with Crohn's disease in 2008 and have been living day to day with the struggles that come with it. I love hockey more than anything in the world. I have an irrational fear of approaching girls since they're all out of my league. I like like writing haikus. A LOT of them! My blog is nothing amazing, so I won't be offended if you don't follow. I also have a Twitter so you can get "at" me so to speak. I don't bite, so you can always ask me things. Stay dope and stay you! Much love!
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FEAR.

When you’re in high school, university seems huge but distant.
When you’re in university, the real world seems huge but distant.
It’s not so distant anymore. 
I’m scared beyond belief.
I hope I figure it out. 
I really, really do.

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Compared to other kids, I haven’t had that many hardships. Stuff’s happened but stuff always happens. But the real challenge in my life is me, it’s always been me. As long as I can remember i’ve never not been afraid; afraid of failure, of letting people down, hurting people, getting hurt. I thought if I kept my guard up and focused on other things, then no harm would come to me. I screwed up. Not only did I shut out the pain, I shut out everything; the good and the bad, until there was  n o t h i n g…

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martybiron:

Dominic Moore on E:60 where he talks about the loss of his beloved wife Katie [x]

Requested by matszuccajello

This gave me goosebumps and made me cry buckets of tears. Such a sad story. You might not be a New York Rangers fan or a fan of Dominic Moore on the ice, but you gotta love the person he is.  Such a class act, such a strong person, and such a selfless person.  It’s amazing to see him play every game with all his might for her, and it’s great how hockey has the power to help someone heal.

Dear regardingsarah just kiddingggg! Dear future me :)

I’ll do both anyway.

Dear regardingsarah,

I’m sad that we don’t talk nearly as much as we used to. You and Syd are honestly two of the coolest people I’ve met on here, and even though we don’t always talk…I know I can say hey and things will be great and it’s like we haven’t missed a beat at all. Also, I am rather disappointed that you ditched Mountain Dew for Diet Coke. Like…ew! 

- Shakeeb

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Dear future me,

I hope you’re happy with whatever it is you’re doing.  I know you’re doing what you love regardless of something you don’t love that could make you more money than you’re making.  I hope you haven’t stopped making puns and I hope you’re still full of pickup lines and lame jokes.  Most importantly, I really hope you’re genuinely happy and sure of yourself.  You’ve had a lot of issues with yourself and have always been one to lack confidence.  I hope you’re more confident in who you are, because in my books, that is how you measure growth; how much you become sure of yourself over time.

- Shakeeb

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I will write about the following, leave one in my ask box.

Dear person I hate,
Dear person I like,
Dear ex boyfriend,
Dear ex girlfriend,
Dear ex bestfriend,
Dear bestfriend,
Dear *anyone*,
Dear Santa,
Dear mom,
Dear dad,
Dear future me,
Dear past me,
Dear person I’m jealous of,
Dear person I had a crush on,
Dear girlfriend,
Dear boyfriend,
Dear [insert URL here],