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I am not brave

There’s this amazing music I’ve been listening to lately.  It’s by Rural Internet–the album is called escape room.  My favorite song is “I am not brave.”  I’m only three songs deep into the album, but I keep listening to them over and over, these past few weeks. I played them for Ming as we drove… Read More »

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September prayer requests

Hey, here are my September prayer requests, if you would like to pray along.  Thank you for your love and any prayer you can spare. These requests are pretty similar to last month’s.  I’m still looking for new ways to ask for help, that work for me, and don’t just stress me more. September prayer… Read More »

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choice

Sometimes people praise me for something I do, and I thank them.  But sometimes I want to say urgently, “I had no choice.  I could do that, or I could die.” I hear people complain about society not validating their needs and choice, and I’m like, “Why are you still waiting for society to validate… Read More »

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testosterone

I was curious about how testosterone level varies through a menstrual cycle.  Graphs are cool–I saw a graph that showed four different hormones over the course of a cycle.  But none was testosterone. Then I saw that graph was for a website about managing diabetes.  It was saying how hormone levels affect insulin resistance, and… Read More »

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watercolor lesson

Yesterday my friend came over to give me a watercolor lesson.  It was fun to learn about how to do it.  She taught me about warm and cool colors, the kind she uses from a tube, and a little about mixing colors.  We tried wet on wet, wet on dry, dry on wet, and dry… Read More »