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update

Past: in November last year I moved back to Holland, from Poland (where I’d lived since the beginning of 2012), in the first few months I had a lot of doctors visits and practicalities to go to and take care … Continue reading

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L-4

So after the great weekend with friends, the 4 amigos were reunited again in Tuesday. Here’s what happened: Helena is still at my place and I was supposed to start work at 12:30, so no rush. We had breakfast together … Continue reading

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The Four Friends Weekend

How I went from being all alone by myself all the time to having a (temporary) roommate, hosting a slumber party, and being mistaken for a very extraverted, outgoing person. On Thursday evening, last week, I went to my friend … Continue reading

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dziękuję

I’m the girl who can’t help but laugh to herself at random moments throughout the day (on the street, or whilst waiting at the doctors office) because I’m so happy. At times it, still feels unbelievable and surreal that I’m … Continue reading

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normal

I guess the main reason I so enjoy doing laundry, and dishes, and cleaning, etc. is because it just makes me feel so normal. and normalcy is good. Especially after these…how to call it…. turbulent, ‘trials and tribulation’ type times. … Continue reading

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“Hi, I’m Mirjam. Could you open this for me please?”

Today I went to the shop/supermarket and finally found the miesa (meat) I was looking for to make the spaghetti Bolognese – so that’s what I made. I cooked with love, for no one in particular. A meal for four … Continue reading

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Genesis

I’m all moved in to my own apartment . It’s lovely! Very spacious. Two rooms (well 3 if you count the bathroom….actually, 4, if you count the big closet!). And I especially like the location. Right in the center of … Continue reading

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“Do not be afraid, do not be discouraged”

I learned some new polish vocabulary(which I don’t know how to spell): boli, loot, guave, pletsa, poopa (pain, ice, head, back, butt). Yep, it’s the hospital experience. I slipped on some ice right outside the office building Monday last week … Continue reading

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o what a perfect day!

Freaking perfect first day in Poland! O man! It already started out great because I’d read in my guide book that Poles don’t smile at strangers – its considered a sign of stupidity – So I was thinking: “ok, guess I’ll … Continue reading

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I’m as smart as God wants me to be

I keep reminding myself of that statement (the title of this journal entry) that I'm as smart as I'm supposed to be. But still, I wish I was as smart as I used to be :(  which apparently I'm not … Continue reading

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