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Juggling Life in Germany, Chronic Illness, and Disability Since 2010

the nerd with whom everyone falls in love
18 October
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German, geek, multi-talented, polyglot, open-minded, loving, cute, cuddly, avid fan-ficcer, in love with maths, cocktails, cats, and pain.

I am a maths nerd, revelling in utter geekiness. I am focussing on abstract algebra and perhaps number theory. I have strong opinions, express myself better in written than spoken words, speak four languages, battle a chronic illness, and have just moved around the world back home to Germany, interrupting my Master degree study, in order to take care of my deteriorating health.

The one-l lama,
He's a priest.
The two-l llama,
He's a beast.
And I will bet
A silk pajama
There isn't any
Three-l lllama.

But my friend
you are a liar.
A 3-l lllama
is a fire.

"Egalitarians adjust to aristocracies just fine, as long as they get to be the aristocrats."

"I have no right to risk. No, that's not quite correct. I have no right to failure. And I don't trust myself anymore. I don't know what's happened to my edge. Lost it in a strange land."

"No, no, never send interim reports. Only final ones. Interim reports tend to elicit orders. Which you must either then obey, or spend valuable time and energy evading, which you could be using to solve the problem."

"Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself. Guard your honor. Let your reputation fall where it will. And outlive the bastards."

"You have to be careful who you let define your good."

"God's not here. Somebody's got to fill in."

"I am who I choose to be. I always have been what I chose…though not always what I pleased."

"Some prices are just too high, no matter how much you may want the prize. The one thing you can't trade for your heart's desire is your heart."

"It's important that someone celebrate our existence... People are the only mirror we have to see ourselves in. The domain of all meaning. All virtue, all evil, are contained only in people. There is none in the universe at large. Solitary confinement is a punishment in every human culture."

"Tests are a gift. And great tests are a great gift. To fail the test is a misfortune. But to refuse the test is to refuse the gift, and something worse, more irrevocable, than misfortune."

"Hunting hawks do not belong in cages, no matter how much a man covets their grace, no matter how golden the bars. They are far more beautiful soaring free. Heartbreakingly beautiful."

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