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On Resolutions…

I’ve never really been a fan of New Year’s Resolutions. Humans successfully change our behaviors slowly and incrementally. We rarely make big sweeping changes in big sweeping fashion, so resolutions are often just a setup for failure. “I’m going to

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Dear Verizon

After having one of the best customer service experiences of my life, I endeavored to give feedback on the fantastic treatment I received and, especially, sing the praises of Daniel, the Solution Specialist who helped me at the Fort Collins

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Grrrr…AWWWW!!….grrrr…

I remember watching my ex-boyfriend’s son go from crying, to laughing, to playing, to getting frustrated, to crying all over again, in the space of about ninety seconds. While rejecting a dinner I’d made for him, in which I was

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I Feel Like You Don’t Know Me…

…and it breaks my heart. I feel like when you counter something I say it’s because you need to prove that you’re better than me, even when it’s something you don’t do at all, and I know well. Why would

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People. Fucking Be Cool.

UuuuuugggghhhhhhAAAARRRGGHHHHHHH!!! is the sound my anxiety makes when I wake up at 12:55am and do the incredibly intelligent thing. Which of course is looking at Facebook. There I learn that a transgender woman was held up for hours by TSA and missed her

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I’m Tired

Pain is exhausting and humbling. Debilitating and frustrating. Pain reminds you that you’re really all alone. I got kidney stones for the first time in January 2015. I thought I was dying. At the hospital, I was assured otherwise. Since

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F***ing Impossible!!

Whenever I’m struggling during a ride these days I picture my dad waiting for me at the next turn, atop the next hill, at the next intersection. This isn’t particularly fair of me: my mother is the parent who largely

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