Monthly Archives: March 2013

Throw The Dice

30 March 2013, by A. Cedilla

I’ve been in a rather grey funk lately. A family member had to be hospitalized earlier in the year, a big bill just came in (it was expected, actually, and we’d saved up for it, but it still bites, you know?), that damn ache in my knee came back, the politicians are still pointing fingers….I mean, all at once would have been overwhelming, but over time?

Over time, things can just just grind you down. Your field of vision gets narrower, until it’s all you can do on some days to put on foot in front of the other and just keep moving.

Then there are the days when it takes everything you have just to stay and not say, “That’s it. I give up.” At those times, I think I’d rather throw the dice than throw in the towel. I give up, things stop. Nothing changes.

I throw the dice, I make an opening for something else to happen. Continue reading Throw The Dice