Feeling, Living

Onward Mush

February 22, 2016


Today, I wanted to write a few blogs posts, and share about my birthday weekend, but work caught me like a wave and dragged me out.

Today, I wanted to worry less, but the dog was at the vet under anesthesia getting his teeth cleaned.

Today, I wanted to eat better, and then I ordered a grande chai on the walk home from the vet.

Today, I wanted to feel vibrant, but I forgot to take a shower.

Today, I wanted to do yoga, but I hunched over my laptop, typing away.

Today, I wanted to be kinder, but the Post Office had other ideas.

Today, I wanted to get things done, and I guess I did, but somehow not enough to make me feel so.

And yet…

It was a Monday. A day filled with ToDos checked off, birthday messages replied to, flowers photographed, tarot-cards pulled, texts with friends, and calls from people who send their support. A little reading, a little writing. A quick message from the Universe in the form of a woman’s tattoo Onward Mush.

It was not the way I thought the day would go, in my head, walking in the cold morning air, but it was a good day. A one foot in front of the other day. A day with love and frustrations. A day with exclamations like Why is it so awesome and so hard?!

A day full of normal, lovely life. Onward mush.

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  • Reply Rita February 23, 2016 at 5:45 am

    I hope you had a beautiful birthday! And it sounds like your Monday was OK, too. I remind myself often that the busyness that so often frustrates me comes from things I want and am grateful for, and that some day it will be otherwise. Doesn’t mean I don’t get frazzled/exhausted if I go too long without respite, but it helps somehow. As do blig posts such as these. Thank you.

    • Reply jtao21 February 26, 2016 at 9:28 am

      Thank YOU!

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