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Dear 2016,

You. Sucked. Like really, everything that happened this year… please, enough is enough. 2016, you handed me some of the hardest 6 months of my life, but you also brought me sweetness and joy unlike I could have ever envisioned for myself. I was the loneliest I had ever been, I was the angriest, the […]

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a letter to my year ago self

Dear Fall 2015 Rebecca, Oh, if you could see me now… you’d be proud. You’d be shocked too, I think. I’m in a much better place now (wow, it sounds like I’m dead). But really, my heart isn’t unbearably heavy anymore. I’m happy. I’ve grown. -I’m no longer in pre-med and the world hasn’t ended.¬†Sounds […]

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missing England

It could be the holiday blues. It could also be the fact that friends left for home this past weekend… It could just be that England really left a mark on my heart… But I miss England. I spent a good portion of my evening yesterday watching videos and scrolling through photos of my 2 […]

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The hope is that every year more and more of these will be crossed off. Bee keep See the floating lights Watch the sunrise on a mountain Blankets and stargazing Sunrise on a beach Pay for someone’s order Catch a bouquet at a wedding Get a tattoo Get a new piercing Go on a hot […]

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Dear Connie,

I don’t think I have enough pretty words or expressions to tell you how much you’ve meant to me this year. But just know that you have impacted my life in ways not a lot of people have ever gotten the chance to. I remember when we first started really interacting last semester at DIVE… […]

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fall 2016

My fall semester of my last year as an undergraduate at UCM is over. Done. Finito. The moment I turned in my last paper I felt the air rush out of my lungs as a weight lifted off my shoulders. I was done with this semester. After that I felt the exhaustion hit me and […]

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