n. the exhilarating dread of finally pursuing a lifelong dream, which requires you to put your true abilities out there to be tested on the open savannah, no longer protected inside the terrarium of hopes and delusions that you created in kindergarten and kept sealed as long as you could, only to break in case of emergency.
well, for one, i like the lip ring. a lot. but for the most part? well, thinking about why i’m being told that i should/would/will regret it… when i announced my plans to get the piercing, reactions were varied. a lot. some were of the sort “cool!” and a lot were less positive, ranging from “that might be unprofessional looking…” to “you’re ruining your life.” but piercings can be removed. in fact, i doubt i’ll have this forever. i can take it out some day if i get sick of it or it becomes a problem.
i’d much rather look back on my early twenties and remember getting my lip pierced and loving it while i had it than look back and say “you know, i thought about getting a lip ring once, but i was too scared of what other people would think.”
i don’t regret getting my lip pierced, but i probably would regret not having gotten it pierced.
I get that you’re new here. You’re still learning. I appreciate that you didn’t spill my hot tea all over me like the last newbie I dealt with at this coffee shop. But in the future, customers don’t much care for it when you stick your nose in their drink and tell them how good it smells.
the person who comes by every day for hot water or a café au lait (which you certainly don’t know what is yet, but don’t worry, I’ll order one soon)
is probably where I’ll be living for the next 5ish years.
Why is Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century no longer on Prime Instant Videos?
okay, sure, you can’t give up an involuntary reaction. but i’m trying this thing where i step out of my comfort zone and try to be a bit more courageous, specifically in relation to sharing my thoughts. let’s see how it goes?
Hey guys I’m doing a 30 hour fast, starting tomorrow, as part of Go Hungry for Hunger, sponsored by World Vision. If you want to sponsor me, send me an ask and I’ll send you a link where you can donate online :)
I’m doing this too. If you’re able to make some kind of donation (it only takes $30 to care for a child for a day—that means only a dollar to care for a child for a day!) you can click on this handy dandy link. Thank you!
now: what flavor king cake should I make? blueberry or cinnamon pecan?