Dreading the start of school.
It took me a long time to realize that included me.
Sometimes it’s good to be bad.
This has been a test.
Changing my name seemed like a good idea at the time.
To me, “rick-rack” and “Mod Podge” sound like names for oatmeal from a fairy tale.
I’m done getting down on myself when I’m getting down.
“Drop the pretend holiday boyfriend” and other useful advice.
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