For Years…

About 3 or 4 years ago I got a text from a friend. It was a person I had worked with at Starbucks years before, but I hadn’t seen for a few years. She simply asked me if I knew on what day of the week my birthday would fall in the year 2022. I did not, and as it turns out the answer was Tuesday… “Twosday”. 2.22.22. That’s a lot of twos. Pretty cool. Now I had something to look forward to for years. So that is just what I have done!

There’s a problem with having a long time to look forward to something, for me at least. I can have a tendency to build the thing up in my head. While the anticipation is fun, it can sometimes set me up for a disappointment when the actual “thing” happens. It can be almost impossible to actually meet expectations.

So now it’s Monday. It’s 2.21.22. Twomorrow is Twosday. How will I handle it? Will it bring a let down? Will it live up to the hype I’ve created in my head? Only time will tell, but it’s basically up to me. I need to keep my wits about me and manage those preconceived notions. If I do that well, my birthday will be a great day to…

—Rise Up!!

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