Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life, and when it comes, hold your head high. Look it squarely in the eye, and say, 'I will be bigger than you. You cannot defeat me.' Then, repeat to yourself the most comforting words of all, 'This too will pass.'~Ann Landers After many weeks of (attempted) working… Continue reading Advice
I’ve done something wrong to a person I care about and it is eating me alive inside. The plus side of this situation is that she likley doesn’t even know I did anything. But I know. Worst of all, I know that my actions have probably caused irreparable damage to our friendship… And for that,… Continue reading Old Habits Have A Way
When my world first fell apart last year, everyone's way of offering comfort was to say, "These things happen for a reason." I cannot express with enough emphasis just how much I hate that statement. There was one person, however, who never made this statement. Instead, this very wise and respected woman said to me: "I… Continue reading Fellowship Fortune
When this gift showed up my on doorstep yesterday, I didn't know what to do with it. I was expecting to get this last Stridebox (out of 6) in December, but it never came. A 6-month "subscription" to the Stridebox was a graduation/moving gift given to me by K. I got the first one in… Continue reading The Gift I Didn’t Want to Get
"'It's Okay' is a cosmic truth." ~Richard Bach Almost a year ago now, I was given the best advice and support from K. I was in the midst of dealing with my residency applications and I was very unsure of what kind of decision to make and what I should consider in making that decision. … Continue reading Day 23: What is Okay?