Dear Twenty-Something

    Girlfriend, I Am Proud Of You

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    24 August 2018

    Dear Twenty- Something,

    “And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.” – John Steinback

    Have I stopped lately to tell you how proud I am of you?!

    You have said yes to so many exciting things- being brave and trying new and scary things.

    You are excercising three days a week, and are planning to get to 4-5 days a week. Who would’ve thought you’d ever get there? (I am only partly kidding)

    Also, dude, I am proud of you for eating the egg rolls while watching the Barbie documentary on hulu and reading Magnolia Journal. Because tonite, you took time to just breathe, and gather yourself, and treat yourself with love.

    I am proud of you for embracing change. I am proud of you for never losing that work ethic.

    I am proud of you for making new friends, and I am proud of your for keeping the friendships you have going. I am also proud of you for rekindling old friendships, even though it sometimes seems like friendships as an adult can be really hard to navigate.

    Girlfriend, I am proud of you.

    Keep up the good work.

    -S

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