Petition to taboo these nice insults

The Problem

Like any usual Monday for me, it’s leg day at the gym. I’ll start off with some light cardio and a few warm up stretches before diving into my grueling lower body workout.

It’s been like that for awhile, probably about three…

There was once someone who walked down a city sidewalk…

It’s a beautiful sunny day out and you’re walking down the sidewalk. Birds sing their lovely songs and trees wave in tune. Nothing could harm such a precious day, you think as you whistle along with the birds.

You have…

A short musing.

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Everything today centers on being perfect, and I’m sick of it.

I consider posting a picture to social media, but nope, not perfect. Can’t post it. Because how can I compare to the beautiful world that lives on Instagram? …

What you don’t know about the crime scene in my pants.

To those of you that don’t believe

To the women who belittled me.

To the men who judged without justification.

To the boss that assumed I was faking it.

To my friends for getting upset when I canceled.

To all of you, for not opening your…

I only pretend to be okay with it.

Dear sister,

You hurt me.

I considered you one of my best friends.

We were supposed to take on the world together. To show them who we were and what we could do.

You were one of my rocks. You supported me and helped…

We have the power to create or destroy. You choose with what you speak.

Learning the Importance of Words

From a young age, I realized the potential words had. I grew up swallowing books (not literally, although that would be something) and the impact they had on my life was metamorphic. I began craving the…

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Stop right there before you say anymore!

The Prequel

As someone who sits across from the copy room at work, I hear plenty of juicy news everyday, whether it be that a sister’s cousin’s fiance is pregnant or that Jennifer in marketing has been hanging out with Alex in accounting.

The gossip…

Image credit: Google

Google has thrown their hat into the gaming arena, with plans to bring a console-free gaming experience to any household with an internet connection in late 2019. I don’t know about you, but I’m happy with the future prospect Google has surprised us with.

We’ve seen streaming and instantly accessible…

How to avoid becoming a useless string.

You have a rubber band in your hand. You start stretching it apart to see how far it can go. Stretching and stretching and stretching until — snap! It breaks, and you’re left with a rubbery string that’s essentially useless to you now.

Amanda Kimmen

Writer. Avid reader. Stay-at-home astronaut. Prone to be obsessive when I really like something.

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