Archives for: May 2004, 30
Dear BTD'ers and friends...to describe to you the sheer lunacy of my situation would mean turning the world on it's head, dancing naked by the light of a crescent moon and offering sacrificial mustard greens to the barely benevolent gods of all things that go bump in the night.
Or maybe I'm over-reacting. A lot.
There's a quote in ER4YT describing us AB fiends (yes, fiends...) as having "a spiritual, somewhat flaky nature that embraces all aspects of life without being particularly aware of the consequences" (p. 225). That's real nice...but oh so true, at least for me. Obviously I'm not an irresponsible person; I'm an excellent teacher, a good friend and a loyal companion who'll back you up when other's might leave. However, I am a flake.
Hullo, my name is Amanda, and I am a flake. It has been three weeks since my last meeting...
To me, being a flake is fun b/c I get to try all of the things that capture my interest, and grant myself full permission to leave them behind when I'm diverted to another course, with the caveat that I can returen to them at will. This goes for food, conversation, travel, hobbies--you name it. I used to do it to people, but grew up a bit and became more sensitive to others feelings.
Anyhow, how does this apply to the lunacy mentioned near the top of this blog? Well, I'm "home," meaning Mom's House helping to take care of some pretty bad family health issues. The situation is worse than I expected in some ways, and better in others. My primary concern (after the PRIMARY concern) is to keep me well.
So of course I forgot my BTD stuff in Cali.
My flaky nature does not permit a huge memory capacity for bennies and avoids, so I picked up ER4YT and LR4TY at the library. So, if you read the blog below this one, you know that I had a few avoids last week, but went to the market myself and have bennies stocked for this week. I've turned on some old buddies in the 'hood to ER4TY...so we may have some new converts to the legions soon... Until next time (whenever and wherever that may be!)...be well, stay compliant and smile!
Oh! I forgot, another good quote, this one out of LR4YT: "...add life to our years and years to our life" (p. 326). I hereby announce that I'm stealing this phrase and changing it for you dear readers...
May you all add life to your years and years to your life...