What’s Your Sign?

Every morning, around 6:15 AM, my radio station reads a daily horoscope for all its listeners. As I’m putting on my makeup, I listen in for four specific signs: Aries, Leo, Virgo and Scorpio. Aries, for my boyfriend; Leo, for my best friend; Virgo, for myself; and Scorpio for Jennifer.

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Grief: A Brief Survey

When I am not sure of what to blog, I like to Google grief survey, and see if there are any interesting new studies done, or in the process of being completed, on grief. I came across Grief: A Brief Survey, for a student who is collecting research for a paper they are writing.  I really like their questions, and want to help them on their assignment. Plus, I think answering questions on my own behalf helps me to undestand my feelings and thoughts better.

Below, are all my responses without me holding anything back:

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Happy (Belated) Birthday Jen!

Thursday was Jennifer’s birthday, her 20th birthday, and the 2nd year we celebrated without her. I opted to go to work, and did my best to not dwell on the circumstances of the day. I got teary-eyed at some points, but I didn’t let it consume me. I even wore my pink confidence shirt to work as a little extra niff-love.

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94 Years

Yup. That is how long my Nanny lived to. She passed away on February 23rd at 94 years old. Can you even believe that? She was born in 1916, and lived a long, full life.

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The Sixteenth & The Seventeenth

The two worst days of the month, the sixteenth and the seventeenth…

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“Coming Home”

I know I am a nerd and find symbolism, usually religious, in almost everything. But I never thought I would find it in a Diddy song.

Watch this video, and focus on the chorus, or watch the official music video here:


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Three Months…

Three months.

Wait, what? That’s all? It feels like it was yesterday. No, wait. I lied.  It seems like eons ago. Three months? Seriously? wtf?

How can something feel like it was so long ago, but feel like yesterday at the same time? I don’t know how that is even possible, and I’m pretty sure there is a law of physics I’m breaking, but that is how I feel.

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