Category Archives: Piece of my mind

On Privilege

Last night, Cory and I attended a developer meeting for our community. The first half an hour was great: the developer discussed the exciting future plans for our area and I thought, Wow I am so lucky to live this … Continue reading

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Lent: Not a Pre-Easter Diet.

It’s Lent. Please don’t tell me you’re “giving up sugar, soda, and carbs” unless you plan on praying about it every day. If you’re doing it to lose weight, it’s called a Pre-Easter Diet. (source)  Sorry, that’s a ginormous pet … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Hoarder

Have you ever seen that show Hoarders? It’s quite an appalling show at first glance. People have literally buried themselves in filth; old newspapers, take-out food from 1996,  dead cats. I’ve watched this show and thought, Oh good God. HOW … Continue reading

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My Focus is on Mental Health Care

I don’t have words to explain how I feel about the tragedy that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT. I feel shocked. Numb. Outrageously angry. I find myself asking questions that can not be answered, and … Continue reading

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A Reflection on Busyness

I am guilty of being busy.  I forget to call people. I make simple mistakes. I get anxious. I feel spread thin and obnoxiously obligated. It’s because I’m busy. Busy with school. Busy with building a house (and everything that goes … Continue reading

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Slightly MIA

My morning routine is simple. Cory and I grumble and roll out of bed at 5:21, don’t say anything to each other as we get ready, only saying “I love you. Have a good workout.” as I scoot out the … Continue reading

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To Post or Not to Post?

Here’s the funny thing about having a blog: I share thoughts, ideas, opinions, and life updates with you – but it’s merely a fraction of what goes on in my everyday life. Some people who read my blog feel like … Continue reading

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The Feeding Tube Diet. Really?

This morning, Cory shared an article with me about the newest fad diet for brides-to-be.  Source: Gizmodo That’s right ladies, for a small price of $1,500 you can have a feeding tube placed down your nose. Said feeding tube will … Continue reading

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Look for the Good

The other day, I was scrolling through my newsfeed and was struck by the overwhelming negativity of so many status updates. I fucking hate traffic. My life life sucks.  I’m going to jump off a bridge if I don’t get … Continue reading

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Dear Self

I was home this week for class, and in my childhood bedroom are stacks upon stacks of notebooks filled with my innermost thoughts from the ages of 11 to 23. When I was younger, I felt nerdy for constant journaling, … Continue reading

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