Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 86: Where Have I Gone?

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I don’t feel like myself.

And I don’t think it’s the cold medicine.

It’s a strange feeling, and I am not sure what to do about it…if anything.

Where I had ambition, I have a certain satisfaction acceptance of things just the way they are, for now.

Where I wanted to be a freelance writer and make my living that way, now I just want to drink coffee on the deck and read. Perhaps write a short poem. Work on my family memoir.

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Where before I kept telling myself I need to join a gym/take a class/walk the dogs longer today now all I want to do is play tennis (partly because we laugh so damn much when we play – I am awfully entertaining!)

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I used to want more. 

But right now, I don’t know, it’s strange…I just want to do a few simple things.

I’ve been thrifting for French style clothes, books, and collectibles and selling them in my eBay shop La Boutique FrenCHIC. 

I’ve signed up to substitute teach.

I may try working a few hours each week in a local bakery – for a French pastry chef.

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I don’t know…it’s not much. Just a little here and there.

But it feels like enough.

Oddly,

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2 thoughts on “Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 86: Where Have I Gone?

  1. I feel changes happening in me as well, voices I used to be able to drown out more but ones that have now become louder. I’m grateful I read this. It’s encouraging and making me more comfortable about what may be ahead of me. Thank you!

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