Cheese,  Jodythinks,  Love/Life,  Thanks

2022 — I’m going with, “Life is short.”

In 2021, it was all covid fatigue. We’ve been a year in. I knew I was in a not good place to begin. I came up for air bruised and battered, and all the more scarred.

I hope I really made the moments count. There were a lot of decisions made under the guise of “Life is short.” Sure, there were decisions that ultimately hurt like hell afterwards. But there were also ones that changed me for good.

I’m not going to go into details that can get me into trouble, but suffice to say— I did my best to live while I could. Having lost two friends tragically (not to covid) just made the idea stick even more.

So 2022 – Under the idea of life being so unexpected that you don’t know who’s going to be here tomorrow, I’m just going to keep on with Life is short. Take the small wins. Live while you’re still here.

On that thread, for the first week of 2022, my Life is short moments are:

1. Having cookies and milk for dinner. Because why not?

2. Working outside while it’s cool.

3. Making insane amounts of chili for myself.

Song of the week: Solo by Frank Ocean

What little things made you appreciate life a bit more last week?


A realistic optimist just trying to find her way.

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