my name is lauren. nashville, tn. 22. i'm a college student pursuing a degree in veterinary medicine. i have an older brother who is a US Marine. i have three cats & a dog, they're my babies. i love to write, & i love to read. i'm also very interested in psychology and philosophy. i have been through a lot over the years. i have severe chronic pain in my legs. i live in pain every second of every day, and i have since my accident Christmas of 2009. health problems have really held me back from pursuing my dreams the past few years but things have balanced out. questions? ask!