This post brought to you by Mamakat and her (almost) world famous weekly writing workshop! This week, I chose the following prompt:
WHAT WERE YOU BLOGGING ABOUT AT THIS TIME LAST YEAR? WHAT HAS CHANGED?
Last year, I was not blogging. I had a blog. I just wasn't posting. Last year sucked.
Last year, I was living in an apartment over my best friend's and my other best friend's (her husband) garage. I am no longer friends with one of them. That's a bad thing. I am still friends with one of them. That is a good thing. In fact, it is one of the best things I have ever done, standing by my best friend when things sucked.
Things sucked for a really long time. They still kind of suck, but less.
I'm better, now. I've moved to a new apartment. I'm starting to put my life back together. I'm starting to feel like myself. I'm blogging once again. That's a good thing.
One of my best friends is getting better, too. Putting things in order. Starting to move on. That is also a good thing.
One of my former best friends appears to be getting worse. Things look like they are spinning out of control. Living in a fantasy world of sorts. That's neither a bad thing nor a good thing. It's just this weird thing we call life.
In these blog posts, we pour out our hearts and try to extract a nugget of wisdom from life to share with the world. But oftentimes, life is just too big, too complicated, too confusing to concentrate into that one small but powerful lesson.
Sometimes, however, life is exceedingly simple and clear: I stood by my best friend when things sucked and it is one of the best things I have ever done.