Category Archives: dream

Hey little fighter, soon it will be brighter

I need to write because I’m experiencing the darkest time line since I’ve moved to Auckland. I had been so happy and excited about my new life every day for the the past 3 months until last week. I thought … Continue reading

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What will I do if I can’t graduate

Someone asked me today what I would do if I couldn’t graduate (on time). I misunderstood the question and assumed she meant what if I couldn’t graduate at all. I answered in a heartbeat, “I’d kill myself.” That is a very honest answer. … Continue reading

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No one can bully me ever again

I landed my second victory in a week. Earlier this week I wrote about how I got my $1.7 refund on a stamp with my well-documented angry letter to the postal service. I took my pursuit of justice to the … Continue reading

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He was right. I was right.

I have posted this speech before, but what happened today reminded me of this amazing video, and I just feel so strongly that I ought to share it again. I remember at the darkest time, I sought advice from my … Continue reading

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Quotes that changed my life

One of the things I love about Facebook and Pinterest is the unlimited amount of great quotes being shared every day. I’m like a motivation quote sharing machine, always sharing words of wisdom that I found inspiring or coming up … Continue reading

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A real life fairy tale

This is the kind of fairy tales we should tell little girls: Once upon a time, there was a girl who thought her life was over because she was rejected by every possible thing she had ever wanted. When she … Continue reading

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I became that kind of woman

When I was about 14, like Penny on The Big Bang Theory and every other 14-year-old, I dreamed of becoming a big movie star/singer/Hannah Montana/whatever. You get it. Fortunately, that dream was soon replaced by a way more practical dream … Continue reading

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