#Ex-Nerd

I can remember being called a nerd in kindergarten. I can remember it like it was yesterday. I didn’t immediately know what it meant. I suppose to a degree that I didn’t care because I liked the idea that I was smarter than everyone else(Ruthless had an ego as a child? Ya don’t say?). But the word has such a negative connotation. And as I got older, but before I again stopped caring what people thought, it took on a demeaning quality I hated. In one sense teachers expected me to always be heads and tails above my classmates, and … Continue reading #Ex-Nerd