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A new beginning for this blog...

So after months of uncertainty and lack of activity I am finally back! I suddenly decided that i hated everything that I had written on this blog so i decided to delete it... which I now sort of regret but oh well... moving on I have decided to move on from my previous content and talk more about my personal experiences or lack of experience in being a 17 year old, I want to discuss topics that affect my generation, as well as using this place to share experiences. I may also talk about my medical experiences in order to help others and hopefully find people in a similar position. I want to fall back in love with what I started in January and use this blog more frequently and hopefully grow my audience.

Niamh xx

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