Tuesday, July 28

Slamming Against a Hard Reality....... 7/28/15

      I write tonight, dictating on my smartphone. I have an ice pack on my right wrist. My left knee has its skin removed, creating a red circle one inch in diameter.  My right
shin is scraped and its corresponding arm is bleeding. Other than that, I'm doing pretty well, thanks to taking two pills of Aleve.

        I moaned and groaned as any surviving almost road kill would, on the way home from Alameda. I had cycled for 12 miles (19 km) along the bay until 10:00 pm,. That ride ended with a bang, one hundred yards shy of my car. Profusely I sweated, because of the intense pain. Stupidly, I drove home using one arm.  I really wanted to get to the bottle of Aleve.

       The lady driving alongside me on Marina Boulevard in San Leandro as I headed home, thought I was insane. I groaned and moved all over, inside my car, while coping with the agony I felt shooting through my right wrist. I used it to brace myself when my body kissed asphalt.

1. I think my wrist is not broken.
2. For the fellow cyclist who stopped and picked me up while I writhed in pain. I was sprawled on my back, going crazy.
3. For seeing my doctor tomorrow.
4. For David. who tended to me, in my hour of physical need.
5. For the compassion and support received from someone dear.
6. For forgiveness received. I was an idiot a few days ago.
7. For a visit I will have tomorrow with someone special.
8. I got a new client today. I am glad the scope of my work is expanding, enabling me to serve others. I am glad I help others become who they want to be.

How About You?
What are your gratitudes for today?

1 comment:

Thumper said...


I am so sorry to hear about your accident. Wishing you a speedy recovery and positive thoughts! Take care.

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