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PST: Female problems

I wrote this post during PST, but somehow never really got around to publishing it, but since there’s a new class in PST in Tanga right now, I thought it might be a good time for it. 667 ord igjen

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Cosmos

I wake up almost every night around 2 am. This is Amani’s internal-clock designated night-time pee ritual, and as he starts trying to eat my nose and hair if I do not waken, it’s not exactly optional. 850 ord igjen

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My Little Slice of Peace

I have a puppy. To anyone who has come into contact with me in the last 2 months, this is a well known fact. Amani means «peace» in Swahili, and that’s what he is… He is a Peace Corps puppy named Peace… how terribly cliche. 881 ord igjen

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It's No Good Having A Support System if You Don't Use It...

About a week and a half ago I had an anxiety attack – my third one ever. I had a complete meltdown and couldn’t handle it by myself, but didn’t know how to work through it by confiding in others because I’ve never tried before. 974 ord igjen

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Home is Where My Heart Stays.

It’s amazing how quickly one can fall into new patterns, become comfortable with new situations and people. For me, I think a good deal of my ability to adapt comes from thoroughly nesting in my house and surrounding myself with creatures to love me. 1 320 ord igjen

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The PC Rumour Mill

I’m a bit of a loner by nature. I’m happy on my own. Sure, I enjoy other people’s company, and I need friends to confide in and know me and care about me… But I don’t trust easily. 2 192 ord igjen

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Thoughts after the first 3 months...

I hate typing on a phone. I hate it with great passion. So I am probably refusing to do any more blogs on my phone from this point forward. 1 653 ord igjen

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