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29 year-old female from Roseville, MI
Born and raised in Pittsburgh, but my heart belongs in Toronto.

The question, O me! so sad, recurring, What good amid these, O me, O life?

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That you are here, that life exists, and identity;
That the powerful play goes on, and you will contribute a verse.
~Walt Whitman


Do not believe that he who seeks to comfort you lives untroubled among the simple and quiet words that sometimes do you good. His life has much difficulty... Were it otherwise he would never have been able to find those words.
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Pregnancy and car accidents The two don't mix. Yesterday evening one of my biggest fears came true. I was in a car accident. This was my first ever car accident and it was a doozey. I got t-boned on my driver side by a truck that ran a red light. I keep replaying the moment in my head over and over again. Ryan and I have seen so many accidents happen when people take off the second the light turns green and then they get slammed by some idiot who was running a red light. Because of this, I always take a few seconds pause before I go to make sure that everyone has stopped. I did this as normal, except I couldn't see who was coming from my left side because there was a giant truck right next to me. Both of us started slowly when our light turned green and I noticed from the corner of my eye that the person next to me suddenly slammed on their brakes. I remember thinking "that's odd" and I looked over to see what happened and that's when I saw the white Ford Ranger coming straight towards my car.

In that second I knew I was going to get hit. He was going far too fast for me to avoid it. All I could think was I couldn't let him hit my door directly. All I could think of was saving my baby. I hit the gas as hard as I could and managed to launch forward enough that when he hit me he was hitting the tail end of my driver door, the B pillar of my car, and the entirety of the rear driver side door. The paramedics later told me that my quick thinking likely saved saved my baby from any serious damage or worse. At 29 weeks pregnant she was just strong enough to handle the force of the collision. The next 15 minutes were a complete blur. 3 people stayed with me until help arrived. One of them was a nurse and she helped keep me calm enough that I could focus on kick counts.

The rest of the night was spent being poked and prodded. Being double and triple checked that I wasn't going into labor, and being over all watched like a hawk until the morning.

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Music Music is my life I love all types of music. If it makes me feel alive and I can feel it flowing through my body then I love it. I'll try to include some of my favourites but it's really hard to narrow it down. Mustard Plug Catch 22 Mad Caddies One Man Army Anti-Flag NOFX Eminem 50 cent Rancid Dropkick Murphys ACDC Aerosmith Lynyrd Skynyrd Alan Jackson Garth Brooks Toby Keith Dixie Chicks Charlie Daniels Band The Who The Doors Alice in Chains Beethoven Mozart Corelli The Beastie Boys The Beatles Ben Folds Five Black Flag Glass Hammer Goldfinger Marilyn Manson Maynard Ferguson Múm Sigur Rós Op Ivy Pink Floyd Sleater-Kinney Snow Patrol Third Day Tom Petty U2 Everlast Fiona Apple Jeff Buckley Counting Crows Muddy Waters Nora Jones Pine Top Smith Etta James Miles Davis Bob Dylan Eric Clapton Jefferson Airplane Kansas Led Zeppelin Queen Simon and Garfunkle Steppewolf Styx Van Morrison ZZ Top Chopin Haydn Musorgsky Rammstein Frank Sinatra
Movies The Boondock Staints; Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy; LOTR; Star Wars; Goodmorning Vietnam; Now and Then; Full Metal Jacket; Saving Private Ryan; A League of Their Own; The Sandlot; Chitty Chitty Bang Bang; Aladdin; Lion King; American History X; Life Is Beautiful; Amelie; Grave Of The Fireflies....I could go on for a very long time. I'm a film nut.
TV Shows FAMILY GUY!!! CSI(all of them); Futurama; Charmed; Without A Trace; Simpsons; Roseanne; I Love Lucy
Books Green Rider Tuesdaysa With Morrie 5 People You Meet In Heaven First Rider's Call Bitter Is The New Black The Grrrl Genius Guide To Sex ( With Other People A Self Help Novel) The Devil Wears Prada How To Be Lost Sister's Keeper The Enchanted Forrest Series The Mage Winds Trilogy A Long Way Down The Notebook A Walk To Remember The Wedding At First Sight True Believer Flight of Eagles Everyone Worth Knowing
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