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So today I found out that my laptop is officially done. The mother-borg is apparently fried so the computer guy can’t do anything to save it. Biggest sad face ever. 😦 What does that mean? Well, everything from all my stories (including the one I’ve been working on for over a year) to all of my videos and pictures are on that computer. And, being the smart and perfect person I am, who does know better, but doesn’t always do what she should, didn’t have a back up…of any of it. So imagine the heart-sinking feeling that ensued once I heard the devastating news. All of my memories, all of my hard work just gone. I wanted to cry, but am too embarrassed to do that in front of a stranger…or anyone for that matter. Crying is more of a lone activity for me.

Anyway, the computer guy, probably sensing my forlorn, then announces that as long as the hard-drive isn’t fried too, he can save all of my data. So, if I’m lucky, I haven’t just lost over a year of my life, and I’ve learned a hard lesson. Now, I’m going to price flash-drives and invest in disks, because I decided I never want to go through something like this again.

Now, I’m off to find my pencil…literally. Everything has to be handwritten now, that is until I get another computer–and maybe even then. You know, just in case. 😉

 

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