Birth Control

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YES! YES! YES! I love you Sophia!

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Strong Women

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“A strong woman builds her own world. She is one who is wise enough to know that it will attract the man she will gladly share it with.” – Ellen J. Barrier, How to Trust God When All Other Resources Have Failed

“She made broken look beautiful & strong look invincible. She walked with the Universe on her shoulders & made it look like a pair of wings.” – Ariana Dancu

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Today Sucked

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Today suuuuuuuuuuucked.

Silver lining? I’m WAY tougher than I EVER give myself credit for. I need to realize my strength, embrace it, share it, help it bloom even more…

I’m a strong woman. And strength is beautiful.

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Makeup Cures?

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When people think you’re all better because you put makeup on…

Are you kidding me?! Mascara doesn’t cure autoimmune diseases people. GET EDUCATED!

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I am Fierce

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I don’t handle compliments regarding my strength very well. I don’t feel strong, I don’t feel brave, I don’t feel dignified or graceful and I think it’s because half of the time I feel like I’m a fraud.
Most of the time people see only the outer shell which is a smile, laughter and jokes. If I do my hair, my makeup and I wear my poker face just right, no one has a clue what’s really going on.
I’m a mess. I am a walking disaster. There is so much going on underneath the surface regarding my health that’s sometimes I have no idea how I’m still standing upright.
But at the end of the day, I want to be somebody who overcomes all of the obstacles and tribulations put on my path.
I want to be somebody who continues to fight and I want to find the silver linings beneath all of the heavy, dirty, messy hardships this life keeps throwing at me.
Life is hard and delicacy won’t be enough. I’m choosing to be fierce.

Per Merriam-Webster

Definition of fierce

fiercer; fiercest

1a :violently hostile or aggressive in temperament a fierce tiger

b :given to fighting or killing :pugnacious fierce fighters

2a :marked by unrestrained zeal or vehemence a fierceargument

b :extremely vexatious, disappointing, or intense fiercepain

3:furiously active or determinedmake a fierce effort

4:wild or menacing in appearance

— fierceness noun

“If I have to be fierce, I’ll be fierce.” – Quvenzhane Wallis

“I am not a snowflake. I am not a sweet, infantilising symbol of fragility and life. I am a strong, fierce, flawed adult woman. I plan to remain that way, in life and in death.” – Stella Young

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Authentic Self

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Unfortunately when other people are miserable, their main goal is to make everybody else miserable. It’s like a sickness. It becomes a disease.

We’re all human and we all have things to deal with. There’s no sense in trying to bring other people down just because you yourself are down.

Instead, why not look for those who are happy and positive and try to have a little bit of that rub off onto you.

Personally, when I’m down, I try to find some uplifting people and messages that I can apply and try to boost my life up! Being sad and miserable is not living, it’s not fun and I wouldn’t wish that on anyone else no matter how poorly I feel.

“Because messed up people try to MESS you up.”

In the middle of all the chaos, remember that how someone else treats you doesn’t determine YOUR value. What they say or do doesn’t lessen who you are. You don’t have to prove anything to anyone and you don’t have to impress anyone. Just be who your authentic self. Be who God made you to be.

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TRUE Friendship

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REAL friendship CANNOT be broken.

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“A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself — and especially to feel, or not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at any moment is fine with them. That’s what real love amounts to – letting a person be what they really are.”

Through thick & thin, through madness & chaos, through beautiful & hideous…REAL stands strong.

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“True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.” Henry David Thoreau

If I call you “friend,” it MEANS SOMETHING. You can test me, question me, bully me, hate me…bring it. I won’t turn my back on my friends.

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“True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island… to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing.” – Baltasar Gracian

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