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30-something Mississippi queer. Bleeding heart with a soft spot for honesty and oversharing. Conquering corporate America and my own insecurities– one day at a time.


It’s difficult finding the good after hearing of RBG’s death. I’m heartbroken. Nervous. I feel selfish for wanting her to be here. I can’t imagine how tired she was. Still, I will fight. I will raise my voice loud. I will be apart of the fire that she ignited all the way back in the…

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Haley and Charles fill my life with so much joy and laughter and yeah I bitch about them sometimes (a lot of the time). But man, where would I be? They are such good things.

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I was able to spend some time with my eldest niece. I’m always so proud of her confidence, intelligence, and joyfulness. We had a rough time growing up together. But I wouldn’t change it (mostly) for the world!

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Tomorrow I start a 15 day sprint in which I challenge myself to be unbelievably focused for a short burst of time. I’m excited and nervous. Today was a waiting game. I felt overwhelmed but I didn’t know why. Which was an awfully strange sensation when it rubbed against the waiting. Friction, I guess, is…

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Coding is difficult work but allows me to practice patience. It allows me to set a mostly clear goal/objective and utilize what I have learned to meet that goal/objective. It creates an annoying churning in the pit of my gut when my test fail. It gives me an overwhelming sense of accomplishment when my test…

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I worked on my 5 year plan today. I’m excited about the endless possibilities of happiness. Of change. Fulfillment. Of course while not being naive to the hard work and concentration that will be needed as well as recognizing unavoidable bumps will arise. I understand, more deeply than ever, that the focus should always be…

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I gifted myself a new phone for my hard work today! I also made more strides in my personal finances. And as usual, I took the time to laugh loudly with some really good people.

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I was able to create a website today using HTML/CSS and I’m so thrilled! Now– these are very, very, very basics maneuvers but it’s always nice to start out not knowing anything and actively feel yourself learning/retaining this new knowledge. Coding is such an awesome skill-set. While my love of the 90’s disconnect will never…

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