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Beautiful and Terrifying
Beautiful and terrifying. My pulse quickened, the anxiety taking hold. I had thought for a moment that this would be fun. What had I been thinking when I had decided to come to this place?
Life by a thousand fingersticks
This year's July 11 marks 11 years since my diagnosis as a type 1 diabetic. Diabetes isn't like other diseases. Receiving a diagnosis of diabetes isn't the same as the doctor telling you that you have cancer.
Thoughts from a former homeschooler
People have started to rethink homeschooling since the pandemic. The hybrid and online learning practices that were incorporated led parents and guardians to spend more time during the school day helping their children learn.
Dear Younger Me,
Dear Younger Me, What would I tell you if I could travel back? Would I warn you of the pain ahead or the mistakes you will make?
Grandma's Potato Casserole
My grandma won the golden potato award every year. While that prize should have included some sort of trophy, it consisted of verbal accolades from the whole family and anyone else who had ever tried her potato casserole.
Memorial Day is a time of remembrance. It is a time to honor those who gave their lives in defense of the United States of America.
If Weird Collectors Anonymous were an actual support group, I would need to go to it. "My name is Jessica, and I collect journals that I don't use."
Breakfast with Dad
My dad and I are the morning people in our family. Everyone else is a night owl. When I wake up, I'm ready to go. I can sing in the morning without having to go through much of a "wake myself up," routine. I can belt out the song "I'm a morning person." (Warning: If you click this link, this song will be stuck in your head for the rest of the day.)