The Beauty In A (State) School

I love history. I love the way that it doesn’t change and that one person has the power to take a group of people and lead them. History to me is power.  One of my favorite time periods is the Roaring ’20s. I love Gatsby, and I love flapper dresses and the constant dressing up.  […]

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Write About Me

Every week I come to Sunday night and I think to myself, I have another blog post to write and I have no idea what to write about.  So every week I do the same exact thing, I go online and I google “Blog Post Ideas” and every week it results in the same idea, […]

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Open Mind, Open Heart

Scars are cool, like physical scars. I think they’re so cool because no matter how strong something was that tried to break you, you were stronger. I think that that is cool, and I also think that it’s cool how cells can totally repair themselves. But, I think the metaphor behind it is cooler than […]

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I’m Going to the Cage(Well, Just To Watch)!

The Curry Hicks Cage is what every Western Mass basketball player looks forward to every season. The Cage is the motivation behind every win, the need to claw your way into tournament just so you can have the chance to play at The Cage. The Cage is where memories are made.    Even if you […]

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Diabetics Change The World (Of Art)

Growing up with diabetes makes you more aware of the people that this illness affects on a daily basis. And a lot of the time, as a society we look to celebrities and people of importance in order to get inspiration and to gain confidence. Paul Cezanne was a french painter. He suffered from diabetes […]

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Why I Love My Simple Life

Confucius was a man that I probably learned about during some English or History class and just did not pay attention when the teacher was talking. But, he was a man important enough to teach about. Confucius does not play a huge role in my life. He is not what makes my life simple, yet […]

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Why I Wish I Grew Up With My Grandma

Born in 1951 my grandma grew up in the hippie era. She was 18 when Woodstock came to New York and she grew up with a crush on George Harrison. She grew up when it was normal to have long hair and to wear jewelry that people would take a double take at in the today […]

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What If Regina George Had Type 1 Diabetes

If Regina George Had Type 1 Diabetes then the very popular movie (and probably best movie of my lifetime) Mean Girls would have been even groolier than it is.. Regina George wouldn’t be being carried by those boys, she would be taking her pump off, testing her blood sugar and telling her teacher that she […]

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How To Survive Mid-Terms (Yes, It’s Okay To Cry, Too)

This week at school is the week that all high school and college students look at and just cringe. It is mid-term week. Now Mid-Term week is what stresses out most students because it is assessing if you actually learned anything from the last couple months and to give a percentage of how much you […]

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12 Awkward Things You Can Do (&SAY) Because You Have Diabetes

“I’m super high right now.” [inserts weird looks and stares] Shooting up insulin in a public place forgetting that it looks a lot like hardcore drugs (but we all do it just to see the reactions people have). Cutting people in line because of the urgency to pee and just yelling, “I’M DIABETIC!!!” The word, […]

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