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Memo

I wish my back would learn That it's okay not to hurt.

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Things I’m Thankful For

So far, this month has been kinda rough. But it's also been sprinkled generously throughout with beauty, encouragement, and hope.

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Blogging Obstacles and Challenges

In the middle of the hardest month of the year for me (physiologically, neurologically, emotionally), continually creating fresh, thoughtful, and substantial content can be particularly challenging - especially if my emotions are going berserk. I don't want to write something I'll later regret - in the heat of emotions and long nights of insomnia and …

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Depression and Suicide

In the season of taxes and overcast skies, life can already feel bleak enough. But often, our battles with depression are not rooted solely (if at all) in finances or gloomy weather. Although they may play a role in aggravating depression, such concerns can present as mild or practically nonexistent annoyances when juxtaposed with the …

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Hello, 2018!

I am so excited about this year!! Mostly, because a new year is symbolic to me of new beginnings. And 2017 wasn't exactly the easiest year ever.

Torn

This is something I wrote last year (with slight modifications), in an effort to express myself and sort through my thoughts.

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The Hardest Thing About Being Chronically Ill

It's not the physical pain.