The Girl I Used to Be

A Late-Night Reflection on the Past and the Present

Martha Lueck
6 min readAug 31, 2023

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I’m going to get totally real right now. This is unfiltered, unedited content. This time of the year…sucks. And no, it has nothing to do with breakups (a common theme for my rants). But no. This has to do with the new school year and my longing for the past.

I miss the girl that I used to be.

At this time nearly…um…14 years ago (WOW!), I had just started school at Northern Illinois University. As a child with learning disabilities…

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Martha Lueck

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