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…

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…

I’m finally getting back to reading again.

I don’t know how much of my hesitancy and anxiousness about hitting the books again had to do with procrastination or fatigue. There was the obvious impact of just dealing with recovery from surgery, the constant state of tired I was in doing…

It’s weird to feel like my mind is being scattered across so many different ideas, emotions, priorities, all keeping my head spinning.

I don’t know if it’s the frustration with dealing with all of this rehab following surgery, the pain making it just challenging to sleep, or maybe it’s the…

I will not come last in my fantasy basketball league this season.

Okay maybe that’s not my motto for this upcoming season, but it is a significant portion of why I wanna take following the league more seriously this year. In some respects, I’m experiencing this second era in my…

Who am I without school?

I’ve been asking myself that question for the last month since classes started. Rather than running around campus, library to library, taking CTA to study downtown, or making coffee for my friends, I’m at home. I’m going to physical therapy, responding to emails at home…

Coming to terms with reality, with your new reality, takes a considerable amount of time.

After the most difficult and challenging week of my life, I just am in this weird mindset. Yes, I feel utterly drained and kinda empty in an instance, But on the other hand, I’m getting…

This is the first week in four years where I genuinely thought I might quit writing here.

Just give up. Never post, leave it unedited, and never give any sort of conclusion to things. I felt like this place served its purpose because for as long as I’d been writing…

Noah Tesfaye

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

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