Michelle Sabato

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The Hardship of Letting Go

If I had a dollar for every time someone said to me, “Ugh, just let it go already!” I would definitely be able to pay off the rest of my student loans. Being a sensitive person...

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As I Wake

When I was eight years old I saw the movie “Chaplin” with Robert Downey Jr. I looked to my grandpa and said, “That. I want to do that.” I didn’t even know what...

Weight Loss Woes

Growing up in Little Italy was pretty amazing. I was surrounded by culture and felt like I was living in the old world, while also being in touch with the modern world. There were museums...

Adult-ish

Most kids just can’t wait to grow up. They look to the older kids around them, waiting for the days they’ll be in high school or college. And then comes being a grown up and it...

Go Get Your Heart Broken

Okay, the title might be a bit much. I’m not suggesting to be reckless with your heart and soul, but getting your heart broken is important. Stay with me… When I was in high...

The Stigma of Suicide

September is suicide prevention month and in honor of that I would like to discuss the stigma of suicide. I’m very forth coming with my struggles with depression and anxiety. It does...

An Ode to the Narcissist

I now understand the way you operate, way more than before. I begged for your approval, but if I wasn’t a benefit to you, you looked for the door. Your presence was intoxicating, as...

The Wisdom of a New Kid

It’s no surprise to the people that know me that I’m a loyal New Kids on the Block fan. Before I go any further with this, let me explain: I went to my first concert with the...

A Case for Sisterhood

I went to an all girl Catholic high school. Now, when I tell people this, their initial reactions are “Ugh, that must have been so catty!” or “Oh, no, I couldn’t...