What It’s Like Having Your Gallbladder Removed

Last Monday I was scared. I was in horrible pain and lying in a very uncomfortable hospital bed when my doctor told me that I would have to undergo a laparoscopic cholecystectomy first thing in the morning. Aside from having my wisdom teeth removed (which, admittedly sucked and I do not mention lightly), I have…

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World Mental Health Week

My experience this past month can best be summarized in a short phrase: When it rains, it pours. Recently there have been issues with our living situation, a stressful period at work, and, most importantly and unfortunately, an extremely close family member was involved in a horrific car accident. And after all of this, I…

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Where I’ve Been

It’s been a little while. Last time I was here I was living in Brooklyn, working for a real estate appraisal company, and spending most of my time planning the next big steps in my life. Since then I’ve taken some of those planned steps, along with a few that were more unexpected. I’ll be…

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Hi, I’m Maggie

I’m here to talk about some things that I love, like books, movies, makeup, and eating hummus. I spend a crazy amount of time ranting about what I’m currently reading and raving about the new coffee shop I just found in Brooklyn, so here’s my little corner of the internet where I can do just…

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