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  • My shoulders sagged as I pressed 'save' on the completed first draft of my novel.

    I actually did it, and it's not perfect. It holds lanyard kinks, and curls that need relaxing.

    But it's mine. All 82 thousand words worth.

    Something someone said this week made me realize that I am in the exact place I need to be.

    I still want to be married, but I want more to be me at the moment. Happily, joyously me.
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