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Yes, I am dating a military man. No, I am not engaged.

Over the span of time dating my boyfriend, I have had many comments about my relationship. Last semester someone asked me if I am using him for his benefits. As if my relational status is a strategic plan for insurance. … Continue reading

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Twenty-One to Twenty-Two.

Since it is halfway through January, I thought it best to finally get around to putting together a consensus to 2015, and my hopes/goals for 2016. One of my goals for this coming year is to be more reflective, but … Continue reading

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A new perspective from Crossfit.

I started crossfit almost a year ago. Since then I’ve added 75 pounds to my deadlift max, 30 pounds to my squat, 40 pounds to my bench, gained my ability to do more than one pull-up at a time, and … Continue reading

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“What is rest? A question from the girl with mono.” A guest lesson by Nikki Gregg.

Originally posted on A Year of Lessons.:
I am one to work hard all the time, without stopping. A lot of us do. During the semester, my days were no shorter than thirteen hours. This summer my hours are just…

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Why “I Don’t See Color” is not helping us.

For all of you who do not know what I am doing in the Oklahoma City area this summer, I am interning at the YWCA of Oklahoma City. The YWCA’s mission is to empower women and eliminate racism. One of the … Continue reading

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A year in a nutshell

This year I have had losses, and I have had a lot of failure. Job rejections, disappointing grades, heartache. This year I have had wins, From studying abroad, and traveling to new states, to learning hard lessons, to knowing myself … Continue reading

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A college girl and success

Here is Ralph Waldo Emerson’s perspective on success: “To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; To … Continue reading

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