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Still the Same – Depression: The Formative Years

“Am I really that bad?” she thought as that man in her neighborhood called her “kaali.” And why was everybody laughing at that? Was that some kind of joke? Wasn’t anyone, including her parents, going to tell him that he … Continue reading

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Still the Same – Prologue

“Finally!” she thought to herself. “The lights have been dimmed. Everybody is asleep. I can cry now.” And cry she did. Softly. Nobody should know. Or they would ask questions. The answers for which were complicated. There was no way … Continue reading

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Ph.D.: Not Just a Degree, It’s a (Torturous) Way of Life – Part 3

The place of research! Didn’t seem like a big deal to me because: 1) The place where I did M.Ed. from offered Ph.D., too, 2) I had ended up being the gold medallist at the M.Ed level, so, I believe … Continue reading

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Ph.D.: Not Just a Degree, It’s a (Torturous) Way of Life – Part 2

“I’m a Junior Research Fellow (JRF)! I am basically above mere mortals! I am great and I know everything! Bow down to me! Ha!!!” Oh! Was I dreaming loudly? Did you’ll listen to all that? Argh! It’s not even true! … Continue reading

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Losing It: In Beautiful Goa (Part Three)

So, in all my frustration, I packed my bags for Goa and upon reaching there, my frustration about the whole weight loss thing just went poof. I mean, there is something in the air of Goa; no, really. It makes … Continue reading

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Losing It: A Psychological Play (Part One)

So I thought I’d use my blog to share my weight loss story. And to begin with, let me tell you, please love yourself, your body, concentrate on being the best version of you. Do not, I repeat, do not … Continue reading

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