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to 14 year old me

Oh girl. Overcome by comparison and determined to simultaneously blend in and stand out so you won’t be too much like them, yet just camouflaged enough to be safe and secure. You are finding your worth in rude comments by immature boys that both bolster you and bruise you. You don’t think you care, but… Continue reading to 14 year old me

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Spiritual, Uncategorized

For the chronically disappointed

I have a problem. It's childish and embarrassing to admit. It causes me to throw temper tantrums sometimes and get irrationally emotional about the silliest of things. I am chronically disappointed.  No, not in the sense that I can never be pleased. I don't walk around with a frown and a bad attitude about my… Continue reading For the chronically disappointed

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When Life Doesn’t Go the Way You Planned

Something that has been on my mind frequently over the past few months is the realization that my life now is so vastly different from what I would have imagined it would be 5 years ago. It’s a strange and somewhat heavy thing to acknowledge the ways in which my best-laid-plans haven’t unfolded and others… Continue reading When Life Doesn’t Go the Way You Planned

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A week without wheels

Today marks the 10th day I have gone without a working vehicle. This is the longest I have been without a car in 8 years and it has been a pretty big blow to my independence and pride. A week and a half ago I had what seemed like the simplest thing go wrong with… Continue reading A week without wheels