First, I am in my 5th year in college in Chicago. Lived in 3 different areas of the city during school and enjoyed each area. I work time that pays decent and allows for decent amount of discretionary spending while I pay rent, save and thankful for mommy to cover school. I don't get envious of other peoples' material wealth but rather their experiences. I go log on to facebook and get updates to what my friends and people I'm not sure how I know them are up to. Studying abroad or just some amazing life experience. Four friends from high school biked coast to coast in a month and a half and filmed their experiences into a documentary. Another friend from high school that I sadly don't talk to much anymore is in Italy for a year taking in culture. Friends from college went on to various places to study abroad. A close friend came to Chicago last year for the summer to do an internship and then went on to study abroad in China (our ethnicity) and is staying there for rest of the year. We've been talking that I would visit her over the summer but it didn't happen and she still wants me to visit over my winter break. I'm not sure why I don't, I don't quite have the money for it but my mom says she can take care of it for me, no big deal. So, here I am feeling bored with life even though I haven't taken any initiative to do so. Posting this on a message board makes me feel slightly better hopefully with suggestions and encouragement that will ensue but it is still up my own iniative. It feels like I could also seek out new hobbies and experience new things.