Yesterday, my mom was going through a bunch of old papers and finding out what things she needed to shred and get rid of. There were documents from all parts of our lives, from Duncan (my lab who passed away almost three years ago) and his many medical procedures to…

Dear Noah,

Life has been quite the ride. My twentieth year on the planet could not have been more unbelievable than you probably would have liked. I’ve (almost, just a few more days) made it, somewhat intact, to 21.

For as long as I recognized that I’d eventually get here…

I’ve spent the last week contemplating what it means to go back to school after being away for six months.

But honestly, I feel like so much of my reflections on school barely have much to do with being a student in a classroom. My relationship to that form of…

Every single year, I revisit my last blog post for the previous year and read about how utterly trash I am at predicting anything to happen in my life.

Yet, for as much as I would have predicted some facets of how 2021 lifted me up and then proceeded to…

It’s hard to envision how a year could have given my life more twists and turns than I could have ever imagined. Somehow this go round the sun, I’ve been experiencing some of the best moments of my life, and I also lived through the worst moments of it too…

I’ve been thinking a lot about why I want so dearly to escape.

I’m back to driving again, back to getting out on my own, and attempting to bring some sense of normalcy into my life. But I’m running away from something. I don’t even know what that is. I’m…

I’m hitting a weird wall with my recovery.

The last two months since my surgery has been, without question, the most physical I’ve gone through. It’s kind of funny how you’d think that the injury in itself was gonna be the worst of things, only to find out the week…

Last week, I stumbled across “Real Friends” by Kanye West once again. I like to think that TLOP was the album I was in step with the rollout through and through. …

I was going to write about something else this week. But then I watched a random video on YouTube just about nihilism.

Maybe it’s worth just refreshing myself on the definition: “the rejection of all religious and moral principles, in the belief that life is meaningless.”

I don’t think it…

Noah Tesfaye

Just someone trying to share my story and find who I am, one post at a time

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