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So, everyone knows that saying about having to love yourself before anyone can love you. In a very “well, duh" moment, I am beginning to understand more clearly what that actually means.

Today I batch-cooked. I made enough food for five lunches and five dinners: penne pasta with vegetables and Trader Joe’s vodka sauce, divided into tupperware containers, as well as sweet potatoes, asparagus, zucchini, tofu and quinoa, which will become something called a “skillet bowl,” as taught to me by a fit and healthy lady on the internet. I also did my laundry, picked out an outfit, and set out oatmeal and tea for tomorrow morning since I have to work at 7:45. And it’s only 11:40, which doesn’t seem particularly early, but I promise, it is for me.

Basically, my dumb realization is that self-love and self-care are not about thinking I am awesome and perfect the way I am. It’s about loving and caring for myself enough to give myself the tools to change and be better. Treating myself with the respect I would afford a friend. 

I like cooking on Sundays. I’ve done all of my homework so far this semester, which is a miracle in and of itself. I’m in two shows this year, and I enjoy performing, even though I’m not planning on making a career of it the way my classmates are. Things are going fine.

What a dick. 
I like school.

visualtraining:

literally all the girls i follow on here are funnier than every popular male comedian i know of

Yep. Also my friends in real life.

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My project just received a $15,000 grant. Is this real life?

The Players;Matthew James Thomas - On The Right Track

On The Right Track from Pippin

Easy, baby! You’re on the right track!

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Come and get your love…

This was so cute. I need to go see this again.

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My two interests: motown and showtunes.

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everythingscenic:

A Midsummer Night’s Dream. William Bloodgood.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

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I should really reread this book since I’m probably going to have to escape to the mountains for a few years until this Ebola thing winds down. 

I should really reread this book since I’m probably going to have to escape to the mountains for a few years until this Ebola thing winds down.