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Since 2007, which means since before my spectacular nervous breakdown in my senior year of high school (accompanied by a sudden influx of bizarre medical problems: a medication side effect (from the only ADD med that ever worked for me, sadly) that killed my ability to feel hunger, causing severe weight loss; onset of a sinus thing, causing postnasal drip, runny nose, coughing, and headaches, that four years later is still pissing me off (paging Dr. House...); spraining and fracturing my foot trying to catch the bus on the first day of class, which the doctors never gave me crutches for, so it took me a whole semester to stop needing my elderly neighbor's cane; and my thyroid, of all organs, deciding to try and kill me--more weight loss, hair falling out, incredibly maddening hot flashes (menopausal women deserve fucking gold medals for putting up with that shit), and the medication to fix it suppressed my immune system, so the week before the 2008 presidential election I was in bed with nonstop fever and bright orange goo pouring out of my nose. Good times).

Since 2007, I have (a) gotten the highest first-attempt SAT score in the history of my school and then flunked all of my academic classes so fast I gave my teachers whiplash; (b) been hospitalised, which kind of actually made the problem worse, though I did stabilise my sleeping schedule and finish switching meds; (c) slept through my class's graduation, which I still haven't quite forgiven myself for; (d) gone to two semesters of night school to compensate for my grades, just barely passing the second one and graduating on the tenth of February 2009; (e) become a Marine Biology student at Salem State University, taking a dive in an inflatable obstacle course (yes, you read that right) my first day on campus and spending a semester on crutches; (f) missed my godson's second and third birthdays, because I am a fucking idiot.

Oh yeah, and I spent the summer of 2009 in Europe (mostly Norway). It was pretty awesome, even if they are all freaks for basing their public transportation on the honor system.

Time for breakfast. *feels accomplished for actually eating a breakfast meal more than once a week* *has really low standards for feeling accomplished*

hi!

Date: 2011-03-05 08:40 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] 13masquerade.livejournal.com
*has really low standards for feeling accomplished*
Location:the jade plant in my window*

you know sometimes we have to lower our standards inorder to accomplish something in life. as long as that lowering does not put us in deeper shit. but at the end of the day and despite all that's happened, life is still beautiful and were not jaded just yet.

i don't want to sound like i'm preaching. that is just my humble opinion. :)

Re: hi!

Date: 2011-03-05 08:55 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kohikari.livejournal.com
Yeah, I know. ^^; I just like to complain; bitching and whining is cathartic for me, especially if I can phrase it in the most ludicrous way possible to try to make people laugh. And breakfast makes me happy! (Probably the high sugar content...)

I do have a jade in my window--they're succulents, related to cacti and aloe plants. Lots of sunlight and not too much water or cold and they tend to flourish and grow into trees, only I think mine is a little too close to the window (to get as much sun as possible) and might be getting hypothermia. Some of its leaves are turning brown around the edges. Or maybe I'm watering it too much... XD;;

Отличный блог!

Date: 2012-01-31 03:29 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] prudhoejixa.livejournal.com
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Интересный блог

Date: 2012-02-18 01:24 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] steffenybego.livejournal.com
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