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Not so Thankful in September


I started feeling better yesterday.  Yay for me!  I was still stuffed up a bit, and the cough that won’t quit…well, it won’t quit.  But still, when I got to work I was in a better mood, certainly more upbeat, and ready to face the challenges of the night.  Today I feel even better.  I have a little tickle in my chest, and I still sound sick and congested, but I can breathe!  Which is a definite bonus.  I like breathing.  It’s totally awesome.

As I was driving home last night, I kept thinking about a co-worker to whom I had voiced a lot of my frustrations over the last two weeks – just negative, negative thinking and feelings.  And I can hope (wish?) that it was a symptom of being sick, even though I do have a tendency to get easily frustrated and, though I hate to admit it, angry.  In a nutshell, I want things to go my way.  Because, you know, I am The Great and Powerful Oz.  My way is best, so you’d best do it my way.  Normally I can keep that all in my head.  But when I’m sick or just at the end of my proverbial rope, Woosh!, or whatever sound a geyser makes, because it’s like a geyser of bitchyness all up in here. continue reading…