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Make Your Soul Happy.

I feel somewhat selfish since it's the 24th of November and I haven't publicly been thankful for anything this month. You see all the FaceBook statuses and the Tweets and when you realize that you haven't been doing that you can't decide if that's a blessing or a curse. Sure, it saves everyone from having to constantly know what you're thankful for but it also doesn't help with the fact that 20 years from now I won't remember what I was thankful for in 2013. So without further adieu, here are 13 things of what I am most thankful for in 2013.
1. Family. At the end of the day if you don't have something worth fighting for than there really is nothing worth living for. I am thankful for my parents and their sacrifices, I am thankful for my brothers and their support, I am thankful for my Aunts, Uncles, Grandparents, and cousins who are always there when I need them and who show me loving support daily.
2. Good Health. This year has been a tough one for…

Dear Kidney Infection.

Sunday is always the day of the week where I can really reflect on my life and where i'm at. It's my favorite day of the week and for that very reason I am extremely lucky. Considering November is halfway over I should probably tell the world about my October. October was an extremely hard month. I woke up one morning with terrible pains on the ride side of my stomach area. I thought that I had just slept on it wrong and that the pain would eventually go away. As the day dragged on the pain got worse and worse and I knew something was up. I woke up the next morning and immediately called the Student Health Center seeing when I could get an appointment. Since their earliest appointment was after lunch I rushed myself to the Urgent Care at the Health Center. I got in, talked with a doctor, and she decided that she thought I had appendicitis and that I should get lab work done immediately. After peeing in the cup (my least favorite thing in the world) and getting my blood drawn (…