When the pain is there, the pain is all there is.
It’s hard to get out, to find the path, to find the way back to life, to living. We must ease into it, push back the darkness, find the light.
The path is there. It has always been there.
Joletta Belton blogs on chronic pain issues at MyCuppaJo.com
, reads a lot, and loves adventure. She also loves staying at home in her PJs with her two favorite boys: her husband and their smashingly handsome dachshund, Buster.
As a writer, I feel the need to revise, to rewrite my life. I won’t ever get the chance: it is the first draft that gets published.
Upon my death, my life will be summed up in words.
I hope the words are kind. I hope the words are true.
Eileen McIntyre is a writer working on her first mainstream fiction novel. Eileen lives in Northern California with her ardent fan, her husband Michael.
“Today I’m a veritable wellspring of joy and enthusiasm! Let’s go make the world a better place!”
“My clothes are all dirty.”
“The rain will wash the ones you’re wearing.”
“I’ll never be younger than I am today.”
“…Wanna stay in and order Chinese?”
This story was based on the prompt “wellspring” at TypeTrigger.