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Gained a bunch of weight and entered/exited a toxic relationship this year. Bye 2018, and good riddance.

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Everyone I know has had a shitty 2018, including me. Everyone. I got fired off one account by a client, lost another account, had one cat get an eye removed and the other had to have her leg amputated. Good riddance, this year Good wishes for 2019 to us all.

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You’ll be back 💋😈

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Me also 👋

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That was my 2017. You got this! Make 2019 your own!

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Me too! Gained like 10 lbs. Well it’s practically 60 degrees in nyc and a beautiful day for a run .. and to get over a hangover. Just finished mine followed by a grocery store trip to get healthy food. Cheers

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