Even When It Hurts

Yesterday we got some unexpected news from a friend that brought me to my knees.

I have experienced loss and frustration and pain, but never this close, this invasive. And let me tell you: the enemy picked the wrong people to mess with. We’re going to battle and he won’t win this one. We won’t give him the satisfaction.

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The Back-to-School Grind

I don’t have words to describe the craziness of my days over the past three weeks. I feel like I need to just have “School is back, y’all” stamped on my forehead so people who pass me in the store will understand and have less judgmental glances when they see my out-of-control hair, rumpled clothes (despite my ironing nine hours earlier), and crazy, slightly glazed-over look.

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I Spy: Book Edition

In a previous “Fab Five” post, I discussed items on my wish list, which was really popular, so I thought I would make it into its own “thing.” Most of these are accumulating in my wish list right now since grad school monopolizes so much time, but I can’t help but “window shop” a little online. I don’t trust myself to do the same in real stores– it gets me in trouble (especially in Target). After looking at my list, I realized that many items are books, so I figured I’d group them together for this edition of “I Spy.”

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