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I am hard on myself. It is a characteristic in which I have taken great pride. It has been my motivation, emblematic of my constant drive for self-improvement and the high standards to which I hold myself.
But it has soured, turning into this immensely unhealthy, twisted pressure. I have become so critical that I often do not feel worthy of praise or promotion, love or anyone’s interest in me, whether romantic, platonic or professional. I guess I don’t even feel worthy of the occasional cutting of the airport security line when I misjudge rush hour traffic. Continue reading
Many many thanks to my cousins Cheryl Lister, Julie and Ty Powell, as well as Marleen, and the Bakers for their recent donations to the Gruffie Scholarship Fund!
Donations now total $725! Continue reading
Well, it’s official! The lovely country of New Zealand has approved my working holiday visa and I have bought a plane ticket! November 10! It’s feeling very real! (Gulp) Continue reading