Month: November 2018

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How to Choose Your Hill to Die On

In the Reddit community, there’s a sub called JUSTNOMIL. In it are thousands of stories of women dealing with crazy mothers-in-law, sometimes in “the wild” and often on a daily or weekly basis with their own. There’s a certain level of entitlement that these mothers-in-law exhibit. Things like “rights” to their grandchildren, or demanding things …

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Week forty-one: Thanksgiving, NaNoWriMo, and a long weekend filled with a lot of Steven Crowder videos and playing Pokemon Go. AKA distractions...

The Journey to Magnificence: Week Forty-One

Welcome to The Journey to Magnificence! This is week forty-one: November 18-24, 2018. I didn’t manage to keep the motivation and progress streak this week for non-NaNo stuff, but I’m still proud of my progress towards 50,000 words in a month. Moving into December will be nice, giving me more time to take a breath …

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What Burnout Looks Like in a Type 1 Diabetic

What is diabetic burnout, and why is it important and dangerous? Imagine, for a moment, that you are the main character in this story.  You’ve just turned fifteen. For the past few weeks, you’ve been feeling lethargic, have had to pee a lot, and your weight has dropped considerably more than would otherwise be considered …

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