And everything changed…

actually, that’s not true; moving around continues to be just as difficult. However, I am in a better frame of mind; it just switched. Like the time I dreamt of apple blossoms, when I was in my early 20s and feeling really down. The world was a dark place and everything I did was wrong. Then one night while I slept, I dreamt of apple blossoms. I watched as they unfurled their pink blossoms. Petal by petal opened, as the sun warmed my cheekbones and I smiled, lifting my face to the sun. I awoke refreshed.

In March, I thought I was dealing with yet another bladder infection. I was feeling down and went to the doctor to leave a urine sample and get another prescription for antibiotics. I was sad. Again? I can’t keep doing this! I will become immune to antibiotics. Three days later, I phoned the doctor’s office and was told the blood work came back clear. I did not have an infection. I ripped up that prescription and felt lighter. Whatever I was doing to keep the infections at bay was working. A few days later I woke up, looked out my bedroom window and smiled at the blue sky. It just switched; the day was going to be a good one. Then a friend I hadn’t seen in a long time dropped by for a visit. I got a lovely card in the mail, two in fact. If I was already feeling good, the feeling had solidified.

 

5 thoughts on “And everything changed…

  1. Jenny

    Lovely post. I love how the eternal things or the natural ones changed it all, I mean change our seeing. The blue sky the new blossom. I can get so stuck in the slog which is like muddy sludge, and I just need the reminder to look. It is very wet and wild today and I want to out and I will look. Thank you

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  2. wordpicnic

    I love reading your blogs Rita. You are such a wonderful writer – I can hear the cadence of your voice reading aloud as you did in Marjorie’s class. Glad the black cloud has passed.

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