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Dear 20-Year-Old Me

It was an amazing time. You couldn't tell this Dr. Carter G. Woodson reading, Zeta loving girl anything! My college years were everything. I don't have any regrets, but if I had the chance to whisper some wise words to the afro-puff rocking young Shanita I would do it.
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Turning 30 Shouldn't Be a Big Deal, But I've Made a Monster Out of it

Now that I was celebrating my 30th, I felt like everyone in my life was suddenly interested in how my career was going (or not going), whether or not I have someone special in my life, and about other massive life-pursuits like home buying, or even financial freedom. So instead of simply celebrating my birthday like a normal person, accepting everyone's well-wishes and moving on, I tried to avoid my birthday at all costs.
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38 Things I've Learned in 38 Years

Well, I'm turning 38 this weekend. Not quite sure when THAT happened?! I've got more wrinkles, more cellulite, and honeys... more wisdom. As an ode to approaching 40, and having you girls (and yes a few guys) by my side, I thought I'd share the 38 things I've learned in my 38 years.