Not Living by the Grade

Last May I graduated college. Now, mid-October, hundreds of posts are flooding the social media feeds begrudging midterm exams, expressing worn emotions after all-nighter studying sessions, and anticipating that letter grade at the end of it all. I was out of it all a year early. Three years was enough for me. I rushed through … Continue reading Not Living by the Grade

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I’m tired.

Today, for the first day in about a month, I wore full face makeup. This means I went beyond the chapstick and dash of mascara. Oh no, this was the full nine yards. Primer, foundation, concealer, contour, highlight, eyeshadow, eyeliner, mascara, brows, tinted lip moisturizer. Today my manager told me, "you look better rested today." … Continue reading I’m tired.