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February 10, 2013


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How to Get a Life.

Journal Entry: Sun Feb 10, 2013, 3:07 AM

Exactly a year and a half ago today, my mother had turned to me and told me something. She had said, "You will never manage in the real world. You will never be independent. Stop trying, you just don't have it in you."

Today, I am happy to say, I have proved her wrong. Because I did exactly what I was supposed to do. I went out and got a life, and the kind of life I am proud of.

Over the last year, I have found my soulmate, completed my Masters, gone to Sweden and South Africa, got a job as a teaching assistant in a special needs school whilst I figure out my PhD and, as of the 8th of March, will be moving to my own very nice apartment with K.

Remember this. If I can do it, ANYONE can do it. I am not special, I am one of the 99 percent, and if I have the strength to fight, it is because you were all by my side every step of the way. Thank you...thank you for being there for me. Thank you for helping me change my world for the better.

I am back for good now, and I am going to try and get answering all the comments I haven't answered yet. I am so sorry about the delay, please please forgive me. :hug:

I love you all. :heart:

  • Listening to: Mermaid by Okkervil River
  • Reading: The Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer
  • Watching: The Borgias
  • Playing: the ukulele
  • Eating: Bananas
  • Drinking: Milk
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Mr-Hawkens Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2013
It always makes me happy to hear when your life is going in a good direction. I'm proud of you.
Crystal-Magic13 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
What was the hardest part? What surprised you?
Crystal-Magic13 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Congratulations, I'm glad for you. ^^
drawformyne Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2013  Student General Artist
happy for you :)
confidenceAlive Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
It's a little late, (I've had many other things to take up my time) but BRAVO!! :D You're standing in the doorway to living, and it's going to be nothing short of a crazy-awesome ride from here :D
LovelyDearyYou Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I am so happy for you! You work so hard and persevere through so much. Thank you for being an inspiration to so many!!
Gracerain Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
So wonderful! You're one of those special people who make other people happy when you are happy, and all of your followers are very happy for/with you! It's very important for people to remember that you CAN do whatever you set out to do, if you just don't give up or give in!
ink4blood-manga Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013  Student General Artist
DUDE!!! YOU ROCK! That's amazing and so damn inspiring!!! :) :) You're awesome!!!!!
XxblackblossomxX Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm so proud of you! Live happy!
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