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New Leaves

Fall always has this bittersweet feel to it. Maybe it was the old repetitive return to academia, or maybe the looming cold mountain air, but either way, it always makes me feel something. Winter is by far the ugliest of … Continue reading

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Finding Happiness Through Illness

Around 10:30pm last night my stomach started cramping, turning, hurting. By midnight I felt like my stomach was on fire and my intestines were turning inside out. Gluten. I was sure of it. As an official celiac of 3 years, … Continue reading

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Lessons In Farming

Over the past 5 months I’ve been interning on an organic farm about 30 minutes out of town. It’s 2 years old and around 5 acres, total. The couple who own and operate the farm are young, spirited, and passionate–always … Continue reading

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What I Wanted To Say

My health has been one of the biggest challenges of my life. My 23 years (well, the last 10 of them), have been spent stuck between chronic illness and paralyzing emotional pain, feeling truly disconnected and unable to make sense … Continue reading

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