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How I did it
How to find my soulmate
It took me
22 years
It made me
amazing


How to get certified in First Aid/CPR
It took me
1 day
It made me
enlightened


How to purchase my first "new car" and finish paying for it!
It took me
4 years
It made me
grateful


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look in the mirror and love what i see
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“All my life I feel like I’ve been growing into myself. Finally, I feel grown.”

I’ve never really hated anything about my appearance. I never picked myself apart the way a lot of people I know/have known, do. I always made friends easily, I could and can always make people laugh. I have a loving family, and an amazing boyfriend of 3 years. Yet, until this stage in life, until right here and right now…I never looked in a mirror and thought, “yeah, it’s how I want it to be”. I don’t know if it was always an aesthetically pleasing thing I was after, or just the feeling of being comfortable with the PERSON I saw in the mirror. Recently in life though, this has all become much more clear. I have a purpose, I have structure, I have reason for everything I do. I’ve never been depressed, constantly saddened, or otherwise unhappy…but never fully me. I think it truly takes a strong person…no, a wise person to look at everything as a growing experience. Good or bad, everything that happens teaches you something and pushes you one step closer to the person you will become. I have quite enjoyed becoming fully myself. Growing into myself :) I love the person smiling back at me in the mirror, and I hope that never changes.



List down my favorite songs of all time
Here goes; I'm sure there are hundreds more. I'm a music junkie.

In no particular order:
Piano Man- Billy Joel
Caribbean Queen- Billy Ocean
Stuck in the Middle with You- Bob Dylan
Tangled up in Blue- Bob Dylan
Maggie May- Rod Stewart
Save Tonight- Eagle Eye Cherry
She’s a Brick- Ben Folds
Still Fighting It- Ben Folds Five
Sitting on the Dock of the Bay- Otis Redding
Walking on Broken Glass- Annie Lennox
Sunshine- Atmosphere
You- Atmosphere
Puppets- Atmosphere
Three Little Birds- Bob Marley
The Great Escape- Boys like Girls
She’s Everything- Brad Paisley
The Quiet Things that no one Ever Knows- Brand New
Fork and Knife- Brand New
Sara- Jefferson Starship
Billie Jean- Michael Jackson
Wicked Game- Chris Isaac
In the Air Tonight- Phil Collins
Ms.Shapes- Bedlight for Blue Eyes
Slow like Honey- Fiona Apple
Ordinary World- Duran Duran
Kick, Push- Lupe Fiasco
Dosed- Red Hot Chili Peppers
I Want You- Third Eye Blind
Closer- Nine Inch Nails
God’s Gonna Cut You Down- Johnny Cash
Folsom Prison Blues (live)- Johnny Cash
Get Rhythm- Johnny Cash
Sunday Morning Coming Down- Johnny Cash
Crazy Game of Poker- OAR
Bullet and a Target- Citizen Cope
Pablo Picasso- Citizen Cope
I Used to Love H.E.R.- Common
We Are Nowhere and it is Now- Bright Eyes
Rhymes Galore- Busta Rhymes
I miss you- Blink 182
The Chain- Fleetwood Mac
Kelsey- Metro Station
Such Great Heights- The Postal Service
Fast Car- Tracy Chapman
Fast Cars and Freedom- Rascal Flatts
Only One- Yellowcard
Yellow- Coldplay
Anna Begins- Counting Crows
Time After Time- Cindy Lauper
Dusk and Summer- Dashboard Confessional
Reason to Believe- Dashboard Confessional
Flying Horses- Dispatch
All I can Do- The Cars
Rocket Man- Elton John
Here Comes the Rain Again- The Eurythmics
Never Going Back Again- Fleetwood Mac
Love- G Love
Fishing Song- G Love
Need you Tonight- InXs
Fall Line- Jack Johnson
Addicted to Stress- Jim’s Big Ego
Hallelujah (from SHREK)
Boston- Kenny Chesney
When you were Young- The Killers
She drives me crazy- Fine Young Cannibals
Don’t Stop Me Now- Queen
Please Forgive Me- David Gray
Come a Little Closer- Dierks Bentley
Romeo & Juliet- Dire Straits
Sultan of Swing- Dire Straits
The Way I Are- Timbaland
Suspicious Minds- Elvis Aaron Presley
Fu-Gee-La – The Fugees
I Only Have Eyes for You- The Flamingos
Smiley Faces- Gnarls Barkley
Invisible Touch- Genesis
Don’t Stand So Close- Sting
Cocaine- Grateful Dead
Scarlet Begonias- Sublime
She Says- Howie Day
My Stupid Mouth- John Mayer
Homecoming- Kanye West
I Saw You First- John Mellancamp
Don’t Bother- Shakira

and my fingers are spent…



Row the Concept 2 CRASH-B sprints
Charles River All-Star Has Been's...

I attended as a volunteer last year & look forward to actually rowing it this year!



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