And then the Storm…

Image from  Japan's Bureau of Meteorology
Image from Japan’s Bureau of Meteorology

“Another secret of the universe: Sometimes pain was like a storm that came out of nowhere. The clearest summer could end in a downpour. Could end in lightning and thunder.”
~ Benjamin Alire Sáenz

 

Sunday was Drug Number Four Day in my current Lyme medication regime. Today is, too. Ever the optimist, I had told myself that this week would be better.

Wrong.

It’s worse.

The Universe is throwing all kind of weather at me, and then some. It’s an every-flavour storm.

There’s a grim kind of humour in that, though, don’t you think?

I’m so side-swiped by pain that I’ve stopped crying and started laughing.

There’s no point cowering in a corner. I’ll meet this thing head on. Today’s glorious experiment? I shall turn pain into some kind of good. I feel so fiercely alive, so bright with the charge of this corrosive force, that I might as well channel it into something.

I’ll keep you posted as to how I go.

 

Hi! I'm Nicole Cody. I am a writer, psychic, metaphysical teacher and organic farmer. I love to read, cook, walk on the beach, dance in the rain and grow things. Sometimes, to entertain my cows, I dance in my gumboots. Gumboot dancing is very under-rated.
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17 thoughts on “And then the Storm…

  1. Use your light with that pain. Try and breathe into it and lighten it away. The breath is a great magic for pain. Love, light and rainbow energy coming your way. Loads of Love and Light
    Jocelyn

  2. It takes a whole lot of courage and stamina to maintain that position of always looking at the “bright side” of things, You are definitely a warrior! You will get through this, of that I have no doubt. Your devotion to life while still always thinking of others in such grueling times such as this, and still manage to laugh! You’re an amazing woman Nicole! I can picture you in a “Wonder Woman” costume for Halloween! Nicole the “super Hero”

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