Why Changing Careers Fills Me With Relief
One thing that I didn’t expect to feel after deciding to leave my program was relief and lightness. I thought I would feel regret and sadness, and I did and I do. But I also feel joy that all the things I worried about my program and my future on that path are no longer relevant.
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How My Chronic Conditions Affected My Wedding Planning
Thank you everyone for your patience as I post irregularly when I do post. I’ve been experiencing a lot of disruption to my schedule that has been good, but also taken up all of my energy and time.
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Deciding to Cut My Hair Short
Last summer, I decided to cry getting a bob haircut. I had never cut my hair that short before and I thought it would be great for traveling to India and living in general.
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Part of my OCD is to look at things as problems that I need to solve. Sometimes this works in my favor and sometimes it works against me.
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Growing Up Playing with Makeup
Like many young women, I experimented a lot with makeup when I was a pre-teen and teenager. My friends and I went off to the local drugstore and bought eye shadow in virulent shades of blue, green, and purple. We got lip smackers in soda flavors. We tried out different eye liners and mascaras to try to get dramatic and smoky eyes.
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