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Fighting, Falling and Fumbling Around

I know that I have been out of touch this past week. Believe me when I say that I truly missed my writing outlet, speaking out to you and simply feeling the satiety of what these words do for me. The past few days have been a whirlwind of failure, emotions and an overall punch-in-the-gut. My last final of my undergraduate career was this past Tuesday. At least, it should…

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Sensory Overload

As I sat in my apartment, studying away my life, I found myself worrying. Thinking about my grades during this summer session, the job I have waiting for me after finals end next week (the same position that I took a leave of absence from in order to finish my undergrad coursework), whether or not my parents (separated, divorced, apart and always so distant when I need a good cry)…

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Study Break: One Nerd’s Musings on Procrastination and Exams; Or, why am I still wearing a bra?

My study snack, in all it’s nummy glory! Mmm, Sunbutter! (Side note: I’ve eaten three bananas today, heaven knows why?) I splurged and went for a Nervous Breakdown, swooped up from my favorite little coffee shack near campus (Common Grounds, a.k.a. – CG, pushing coffee to the brilliant Baylor masses and the hipsters who only drink it ’cause it’s totes awesome!) Today has been a splurg-y kind of day, all….

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Munchies

Today I found myself craving fruit, so I reached for a FUJI Apple, my favorite because it’s sweet and tangy! Even now as I study for my exam on Wednesday, I feel hungry. I’ve noticed the change in my metabolism. Nearly every 3 hours, I start feeling like I’ve got to munch on something, STAT! My meals have been small and healthy, so this makes sense. I did not think…

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Litte Victories

So true, Jilly…so true. Though she is still cataloged as a “Skinny Bitch” in my mind, I do consider her a good role model. I’ve purchased her “30 Day Shred” and “Ripped in 30” but I haven’t given them their full 30 days yet. I’m going to keep my workout routine for 1 more week and then delve into one of these puppies, plus add in the YOGA DVD from…

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Bringing Sexy Back

   What does sexy mean to you? Lately I’ve been thinking about this. I’ve been keeping up with my exercise and am boosting my goal of running 3 days per week to 5 times a week. I run/jog for about an hour a day and on Friday I hit the 5 mile mark. Guess what? Despite the disgusting amount of sweat spurting out of my body, I felt fantastic. Flabkilling!…

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Finding Motivation

It’s day four and my body is still aching from that 3.5 mile run. I’m finding it difficult to leave my apartment to go for another run. 😐 Don’t get me wrong, I know that I need to go out there and sweat this day away…I just don’t want to go. This has lead me to consider the origin of motivation. Why would I just not want to do this…

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When you just realize…

Today included so many spur-of-the-moment experiences. I love controlled spontaneity. Yes, I do understand the oxymoron…but let me explain. I am extremely type-A, enjoy the comfort of a fully-planned outing, maintain a class binder for each course [which contains all notes, assignments, exams and course expectations] and even look up movie times before we head out, which goes completely against my fly-by-the-seat-of-his-pants boyfriend’s ideas of living life. So, I’m a…

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New Beginnings

Over a year ago, I took up this blog – not once did I ever publish a post. You see, my best friend @lsandoe decided she wanted to blog, and we thought “HEY! Wouldn’t it be brilliant if we both did this?” She dutifully updated her blog with her pretty-gosh-darn-bubbly-and-philosophic (albeit sometimes hard, life lessons), but I got lost in the shuffle of junior year pre-med courses at SIC ‘EM…

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