Wednesday, January 20, 2021

A trip to the dentist and a new president today. I need a filling and a crown redone. Yuck. President Joe Biden. Not yuck.

I was able to watch some of the Inauguration. Words are important. There were beautiful words in the presidential address. I’m feeling very wary of words from a politician, no matter how meaningful. I still hope. I still hope we move forward based on those words.

I started the fire back up this afternoon. The dogs were both inside, cozied up. I sat on the couch next to them. This is January in New England and I love it.

A drive into town to grab take out. Our Main Street is in a valley. And it is so damn picturesque. I noticed an odd glowing pink area in the sky so of course I had to snap a photo.

I had a moment today. A big moment. Maybe it’s all this weird energy happening in the world. I don’t know.
I haven’t been accepting some things about myself. I was saying to myself – Pam, you have to learn to be more “blah blah blah.” But today, I checked myself. What if I’m just not like that? What if no matter how hard I tried, I could never be like that? What if I was never meant to be like that? (I’m sorry if this sounds random and vague, but the details really are too personal to write here.)

Can you relate? If so, here’s a message for me and for you too:
We have to get to know ourselves deeply and then we have to accept ourselves just as we are.
We accept ourselves and then we love the shit out of ourselves for being the only way we can be.
This changes everything.

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