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Brigid Rankowski
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Choking on Words
There are many times we are victims of our emotions. As someone with mood disorders, I know first hand our bodies will occasionally act independently from our brains and mouths. Recently, I've been seriously struggling with my depression and crippling anxie...

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Homemade Weighted Pads (with pictures)
I LOVE my weighted blanket. It was a gift to myself for my birthday last year and even though it was bought from a seller on Etsy, it was still expensive. The homemade option sometimes seems daunting and involving way more sewing skills than I have. Below, ...

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Resolve to Grow
If years have personal themes, 2015 was The Year of Healing. 2016 is shaping up to be The Year of Growth. It's only the 4th day of the year, but I've been working on things for awhile to set them into motion this week. The next few months will involve 2 dif...

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The Longest Night
Last night we redesigned constellations and danced with fire. We sat on the floor talking about our hopes and dreams and brighter tomorrows. Our thoughts and hearts were filled with the hope of the new sun in the coming year. Dreams are becoming reality. ~~...

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Point and Click Social Life
When I was growing up, I played a series of computer games by a company called Purple Moon. These games were interactive social stories where the main character, Rocket, would have to navigate difficult social situations. If you made a mistake, there were o...

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After a rough surgery recovery with a few complications, I'm back and ready to present! This week I'll be busy at OCALI in Ohio. Hope to see you there!

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To the Plane!
After a very rough recovery from surgery last month, I'm finally medically cleared and back on my feet (in a way). When you are stuck in bed with only your thoughts, a lot of random pieces can suddenly make sense. Things have a way of working out and it loo...

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There are risks involved
I've been noticeably absent from this blog for a bit. A few months ago I started to be in pain and the pain only got worse. It's prevented me from working, socializing, and at times just walking across my apartment to get myself water. This isn't a "new" pa...

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