Going Home

18 Oct

So i hadn’t been on the expressway 10 minutes, on my way home, before i started to get the blues.  i could feel my heart drooping.  Sheesh.  Apparently, all my insights fly out the window in the face of reality…

But i rallied, because, you know, there’s no point in talking about dealing with something, unless you’re going to do it.  Unless i’m going to do it.  So i remembered this one moment, just a few hours earlier, that i felt happy.  Deeply happy.  Perfectly happy.  i held onto that moment.

i listened to music i like and sang.  Loudly.

When i got home, i went to the park and walked for over an hour.  That should get those endorphins pumping.  (Did you know – the human brain is hard-wired to find pleasure in 3 things.  Guess what they are.  Yes, food.  Yes, sex.  And – drumroll – exercise!)

i had a nice salad for dinner – lettuce, baby carrots, cherry tomatoes, avocado, grapes, slices of strawberries, feta cheese, and cinnamon almonds, with Raspberry Pecan dressing.  And a glass of white wine.  One glass.

When i go to bed tonight, i’ll get out “Big Blue” (not to be confused with “feeling blue.”)  A little recreation before i fall asleep should help me sleep well.

And i think about this quote i ran across the other day:

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”
Dr. Seuss

From Dr. Seuss!  Who’dda  thought he knew anything about subs spiraling down into subdrop?   {Laughing}

But i don’t think i’m spiraling down any more either.  Really, i’m just not going to do it.  And if i do, i’ll handle it, cause it’s ok to feel what i feel.  Right?

 After i got home last night, i saw all the responses to my post yesterday, and was amazed and touched.  You know, i used to read the NY Times on-line in the morning.  Now, my little community of blogger friends has become so important to me, i can’t imagine mornings without you.   Thank you all so much for being who you are!!!

6 Responses to “Going Home”

  1. Mick October 18, 2010 at 5:58 am #

    I’m trying to imagine what songs you were singing….

    • aisha October 18, 2010 at 7:30 am #

      {Laughing} It was an eclectic mix! aisha

  2. strivingforpeace October 18, 2010 at 7:35 am #

    The community was a happy surprise for me here —

    Glad you’re in mine!!


  3. prima angel oasis October 19, 2010 at 1:59 am #

    I’m glad to have met you aisha. You have become an important part of my life. I’m glad you were able to see your Sir this past weekend unexpectedly. I understand about the drop afterwards. hugs


  4. aisha October 19, 2010 at 4:08 am #

    @sfp & @prima – Thank you for being there and for understanding! aisha

  5. sin October 19, 2010 at 6:58 pm #

    Food, sex and exercise… mmmm chocolate, sex and exercixe?

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