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It’s not a downward spiral, it’s a fluctuation

It’s a regular pattern, but I can’t recognize that in the moment. When I start to feel it coming on, the irritability, oversleeping, lack of motivation, eating garbage, racing, uncontrollable thoughts, frequent panic attacks, I think, this is it. I … Continue reading

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Pry these grudges from my cold, dead hands

I hold onto grudges. So many grudges. I vividly remember a time in 6th grade when we were supposed to bring a specific candy bar into class into class for some demonstration. My mom and I went out to like … Continue reading

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Screaming into the void isn’t so bad

Because I just recently got back into the habit of blogging again after close to 2 years—and because the episode of The Handmaid’s Tale that I was watching wouldn’t stop buffering—I went back and reread some of my previous posts … 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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Still Drinking Year-Old Coffee Grounds!!

The title is actually not a statement on how cheap and unhygienic I am, but a nice way of saying Happy Birthday to my blog, Used Coffee Grounds! I want to give you guys a special thank you, but first … Continue reading

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I Wear Short Shorts

I’ve noticed that some people like to hate on short shorts. I don’t know why because, personally, I love them. I’m a believer of that crazy idea that people should wear what they want to wear, and I want to … Continue reading

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Magic

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Toy Story.” Today’s Blogging101 assignment is to respond to the prompt on The Daily Post. The prompt is “What was your favorite plaything as a child? Do you see any connection between … Continue reading

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