Living each day much muchier

Like a boss

A friend of mine often peppers her conversation with phrases like  ‘on my lonesome’ and ‘single little me’.  I was never sure how to respond.

Today, I felt the space inside me that those comments must spring from.

I was at the grocery store, the only one open on Good Friday.

It was packed with people bustling to buy family dinners and I was buying things like one leek and a small carton of milk.

I felt vulnerable and alone. I felt like a single, little me.


It’s not a nice feeling.

Like my friend, all I want is to define myself as one, whole person but this feeling was not it.  This was isolation. This was a sense of smallness wishing she had someone’s permission to be there.

I stood in the line and closed my eyes.

“I give my own self permission to be here. I am my own anchor.”

Then, like a boss, I bought my groceries and walked home.

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