did i live up to the expectations of 12-year-old me?

i am a middle child and i live with all the baggage that brings. i’m also the only girl, which adds yet another complicated layer to the core of my identity. did i mention i’m┬áblack? yeah, that’s pretty big, too. while i’m at it, i’ll divulge┬áthat i’m short, extroverted, christian, single, hard of hearing, and …