Unrequited Something

If you could go back in time and tell yourself to do something, that you didn’t, would you? Twenty year-old me was more afraid of commitment than twenty-four year-old me is afraid of getting lower GI symptoms during tomorrow’s exam. It’s almost comical as I sit here on the cusp of rounding our three years…

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Final Countdown

It’s the final countdown…to the ethics exam I have to take for law school…again. Who doesn’t love to retake a test? Especially when you didn’t pass it by one, I repeat, ONE point. I feel quite a bit more prepared than I did last time. Last time it was kinda “let’s get it over with,…

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A Daily Choice

Whether it’s a relationship, school, a job, taking care of a pet or family member, or even a friendship to some degree…remaining in a commitment requires daily commitment. I choose to be here. It may seem simple, but I’ve found that even when I’m doing something that is literally the last thing on earth I’d…

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Insemination Revelation

Not to worry, the title isn’t about me. Today, my boyfriend and I found out that his best friend and the guy’s wife are expecting their first child. Exciting, right? Well, to a couple of uninformed friends like us, the announcement came as a bit of a surprise (although we knew they had been “practicing”…

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Small Goals

I’m finding that the road to recovery-GI issues, PTSD, returning to law school, among many other feats that I feel like have left me reeling and setback so far from here I was even a few years ago-can be accomplished through documenting and acknowledging small goals. A year ago my vomiting was bad, I didn’t…

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Patient With the Process

Well, I’ve had my new dog for nearly two weeks now, and so far, so good. I can’t believe I adopted such a well-mannered puppy that was ALSO potty-trained. Both of these qualities definitely lessened the anxiety and apprehension I had about adopting another dog. The last dog I had adopted with the purpose of…

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