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PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS

Going through a breakup: part II

I know it’s been something of five months, but how appropriate for my hiatus to be broken with a piece so similar to the one that had drawn in the most subscriptions in the first place? This one is harder to write, because I know people we know will read this. He’ll probably read it. And I wish I could keep this away from them, because this is for me, again. This is for my process, for my reconnection with…

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PERSONAL SCHOOL

I did it!

Documenting this moment is nearly as meaningful as experiencing it. Endlessly grateful for the ability to externalize, and in turn, immortalize, the feelings that have accompanied such a milestone: I am happy to obnoxiously announce I will be attending the University of California San Diego for Public Policy! My dream program in my favorite part of the state at one of the top research institutions in the country, I still can’t believe it. Summer session cannot come sooner, I’m ready to come face…

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PERSONAL SOCIETY

On originality and self doubt

An authentic self ain’t exist, bitch! No but really. I’ve been struggling with this new insecurity, and I sort of wish I could go back to hating my looks instead of hosting this existential crisis questioning my ingenuity. But not really. I actually gave myself bangs recently and I have NEVER looked better it’s disgusting. Unreal. Truly. I had my camera app open while writing this. Anyways, it’s been hard to tell which of my facets, if any, hasn’t been handcrafted, particular and strategic.…

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PERSONAL

Post-grad existential crisis

I graduated high school last week! Haven’t actually attended high school the last two years, but it was a moment all the same. Strutting the stage in black wrap stilettos, shaking my falafel greased hands with the principal, I was handed a cover for my diploma– the first in my family to do so. The first to have avoided expulsion and fertilization. To be done! Officially, wholly, and finally done. No more back to back transfers, no more dealing with the nuances unique…

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