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Dear Netflix

TRIGGER WARNING: SUICIDE, EATING DISORDERS Dear Netflix, Please stop making shows/ movies about mental illness willy-nilly. Coming from a girl with clinical depression and anxiety, your depictions never get it right. I’m a sucker for any entertainment, especially your notoriously … Continue reading

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roadblock

falling in love is like learning to drive. at first, you stop too often, jumpy, and look left and right  left and right  left and right before easing your way into the intersection. you make your first turn; you drive … Continue reading

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Freaks and Geeks

The TV show “Freaks and Geeks” is a true gem hidden behind TV’s biggest names like “Everybody Loves Raymond” and “Friends.” It only ran for one season, but still developed a cult following around the world.  In 2012, Entertainment Weekly listed Freaks … Continue reading

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Book smart

Growing up, I was never good at sports, or at least that’s what I thought. It’s not that I had a pronounced lack of capability, just that I never thought I should be able to take sports seriously. In my … Continue reading

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A Barbie doll

A Barbie doll is perfect: you can see it all over her. She has lots of friends, it seems. the list of names grows each day. With every new season comes a new friend for Barbie, and also a new … Continue reading

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where the heart is

it’s true what they say, home is where the heart is. my heart lies in a small piece of california where fire has burnt the once green shrubbery. where the air is thick and sweet, like a gooey piece of … Continue reading

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Closure.

For so long, I’d been hung up on you, I still cared. I cared about what you would think of me, I wanted to know what you were up to. For so long, I was sad. I cried over you … Continue reading

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