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Today I discovered another roadblock I’ll have to get over if I’m going to finish the job. My boyfriend. Really, right now, the lack of my boyfriend. He went on vacation with his parents on Monday and won’t be back until the end of the month. I thought that this would actually be really helpful.

This summer, our relationship sort of went on turbo speed — we spend a ton of time together, staying together pretty much every night. There were a few tough conversations in there (it’s never easy to grow old when you’re 21), but ultimately it was the best summer of my life and solidified a lot for me. I was devastated when he left on Monday morning, and I refused to walk him to the bus because I knew I would start crying, and nobody wants to cry in public (I had already shed enough tears the night before, the day before, the morning of…).

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I meant to do some writing, or at least maybe some outlining or something, on the three and a half hour train ride to visit the ‘rents for a few days. But I unfortunately stumbled upon my collection of Sex and the City episodes on my computer, and watched way too many of them to even hope to be productive with the remainder of my time. And by the time I reached the familiar smell of the house I grew up in, I was exhausted and had no interest in picking up my laptop. But there was a tinge of guilt in my lack of commitment to my project, so I decided to at least write about that here. I’ll try again tomorrow.