216 has been a strange year. I was told three times by doctors that I might die. I found my soulmate when I was least expecting him and fell deeper in love than I'd ever imagined was possible. I lost my soulmate. I wasn't expecting that either. I lost thirty pounds. I'd like to say it was hard work and discipline but honestly as soon as I got the medication that I've needed for the last decade it just fell off. I still can't decide whether I'm happy about that or bitter that it took eleven years and developing a chronic illness that I might have avoided for my doctors to listen to me. I lost my job. That was both positive and negative. I feel pretty useless right now and I don't know what I want to do with my life but I know that I don't want to be a teacher or a carer. I spent two months in bed with Guillain-Barrue9. I developed diabetes that is proving hard to control. I survived flu pneumonia strep bronchitis and cellulitis. I struggled with depression and still do. I took two absolutely amazing vacations to Brighton and Amsterdam with the most incredible person I've ever met and fell in love with both cities. I started to build relationships with a couple of family members that I've never been close to. I reconnected with my best friend of fourteen years who I hadn't talked to since Christmas 214. I'm finishing 216 in a place of absolute uncertainty. I have no idea if I'm going to be able to work in 217. I don't know if I'm recovering or getting sicker. I don't know if I'm heading into the new year single or if I have an amazing boyfriend. I hate uncertainty. But I learned a lot of things this year. I learned that it's possible to prioritise your own happiness without being selfish. I learned that it's neither healthy nor necessary to hide your feelings in a relationship. I learned that I am capable of giving my heart to someone and that the fact that I never really fell in love before was not as I'd previously thought a failing of mine but simply that I never met the right person before. I learned that I'm flexible and adaptable and I can live with uncertainty. Above all I learned that no matter where I end up or who I'm with I will be fine. My happiness and my light is not external; ites from inside me and no matter how much life's storms make it flicker it will never go out. I'm looking forward to 217.
With his behavior at Helsinki, has Donald Trump removed any reasonable doubt that he is working for Russia?
I won be surprised the Russian tyrant owns Trump already and what occurred next is just the result of Trump delusional denial on his track ongoing s html
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