Before the frisson of just getting my Ph.D. dies out and becomes secondhand news, I’d like to share something really personal with you guys. Admittedly, this post is also to serve more of a reminder for me, lest I forget how I got where I am today. I’d battled with the idea of openly talking about this due to the sensitivity of the matter, but I am finally OK with making this public. I became restless when I decided not to share it and have only become freer from letting it out, hence sharing this post with you all. I know sharing a post like this does not come without letting go of some privacy and also experiencing…