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New Year Resolutions

I always make resolutions, but I hardly end up keeping them. They always end up being too ambitious, unrealistic, and based on what I didn’t do enough of the year before. I don’t think it’s emotionally healthy to base your resolutions on your perceived shortcomings, so this year I have very few resolutions. 1. Make… Read More New Year Resolutions

Laura, Lifestyle

Twenty-eight.

It’s been a while since I posted, and there are several reasons for that. 1) I’ve genuinely been busy with graduate school/life and prioritized experiments and data analysis over my blog. And 2) If I didn’t feel it was worthy to write (i.e. something you could actually use in the future or gained new knowledge… Read More Twenty-eight.

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Celebrating Friday

Not going to lie, I loved having a short week. There’s nothing better than spending Monday with family, especially if that includes an adorable baby! I visited Atlanta last weekend, and I am now back in Chicago. One of my favorite parts about going home is seeing the cultural difference between Midwesterners and Southerners. Hands down, I… Read More Celebrating Friday

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Celebrating Friday

This week I am celebrating Friday by traveling to Atlanta to visit my family. I absolutely cannot wait to meet my niece for the first time! I hear that she looks (and acts) a lot like I do. Has that ever happened to you? Your niece/nephew is a mini-you, and you have no idea how? It blows… Read More Celebrating Friday