Daily Archives October 14, 2011

And Then I Almost Died…

DISCLAIMER/LENGTH WARNING: It’s taken me a long time to write this post. I’ve had to deal with a lot of emotion to get to the point of being able to look at this and my life in the new way I now must look at it. I feel blessed and cursed at this point, and waffle between them, and mostly I’ve been numb. The numbness begins to wear of, and this post is what results. Bear with me, please. This is important stuff to me, though it might be totally boring to you. Thanks for allowing me the venue to purge it though.

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That right there, I want you all to use as a writing prompt, or whenever you read this… I mean it. Say anything you want, and then when you’re finished saying it, say, “And then I almost died…” and then I want you to write what comes after that. For example:

I went to the grocery store and bought a gallon of milk. I was ready to come home, but then, on the way there, I almost died…

There’s a story there. Write that story...

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