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I feel dead inside.

I’m going through one of those phases where I don’t feel anything except anxiety or nothingness. The anxiety isn’t the productive kind that has fueled most of my productivity in grad school; it’s the kind where all I can do … Continue reading

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Mom <3

The last post got me thinking about my mom, which made me really sentimental because I love my mom so much and she has done so many things for me that I can never hope to repay her for. I … Continue reading

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Emotions—Just Like Riding a Bike

It took me a long time to learn how to ride a bike. I think I learned when I was five, and it took the entire summer just for me to be able to ride a short distance on a … Continue reading

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People need to live their own lives and let other people live theirs

Let’s take a moment to talk about the maternal side of my family because it’s the one I’m closer to. I have seven cousins, and all of us are close in age, with the oldest being five years older than … Continue reading

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I am so F#*$&ing exhausted

So tired. So done. Last year, I had the energy and anger to argue with people, pull out facts, retort their misinformed comments, backhanded insults and racism, and keep coming back for more. I can’t do this anymore. I’m just … Continue reading

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Crying Doesn’t Make You Weak

When I was little, I was that kid that would cry over everything. Any time I fell down, I cried. If someone yelled at me, I cried. If I was being told to do something that I didn’t want to … Continue reading

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Thursday Night Dinner

I had a panic attack last Thursday. It was the first one I’ve had since the beginning of April. I’m not doing anything this summer except hanging around at home, and so I don’t have nearly as much stress as … Continue reading

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