Posts Tagged ‘Bad Days’

Sometimes All You Need Is Perspective

November 25, 2021

While this has not be a good day so far (a story that I will never tell another time), it’s been surprisingly easy for me to keep thankfulness in mind.

Having a doorknob fall apart in your hands and thinking, “Wow! I’m glad something like that didn’t happen while I was driving!” can do that.

Signs Things Are Getting “Sirius”

October 23, 2020

You know you’ve had a bad week when you start to suspect that you’re bumming out the dog . . .

I’ll Talk To You Then

November 15, 2019

I was originally planning to do a lighthearted entry today, but . . . things changed.  It happens.

In the spirit of acceptance (a skill I’m still working on mastering), I’m just going acknowledge that things changed (and not for any reason more dire than one bad moment beyond my current tolerance level), and do my best to move on.

I’ll tell the lighthearted story next week.

Scuttled

September 19, 2018

I have a new standard for “bad day,” a day so bad that you don’t even feel like talking like a pirate on Talk Like A Pirate Day . . .

We Both Kept Going Though Because Otherwise The Wasps Would Win

August 30, 2017

I’m happy to say that by this morning the pain that was yesterday for me had mostly subsided like a wasp sting on the following day.

(I’m not just picking that metaphor out of the air by the way.  Yesterday a friend of mine had their plans disrupted by an unexpected and surprisingly painful wasp sting, and I was struck by how perfectly that described my day too.)