is a bitch and can break a kid down –making it harder to get there, with more bumps in the road–BUT–when you do make it through, you are stronger and you want to make it happen and you do make it happen -but it was still a bitch

calculated risks

takes risks, but make sure they are calculated risks –this will save steps and time in the long-run –see the window ahead and prepare to take that calculated risk

it is not easy

when you are young, you are filled up with hope and you think it will be easy –getting all those material things –it is not easy and might never happen