In the spirit of coming clean and starting the new year off with a blank slate, here are 10 confessions of mine from 2013:
I ate a chocolate bunny from my daughter’s Easter basket, then replaced it with a smaller one I bought at the 75% off sale at CVS before she realized her bunny was gone.
I did the same thing again at Halloween, only I haven’t replaced it . . . yet.
I quit Weight Watchers because I thought I could do the program better on my own.
I made three trips to my 7-year-old’s elementary school, on three separate days, to apologize to her for biting her head off when she acted like a second-grader. Then I realized I needed more sleep.
I drank Kombucha twice—and liked it!
I tried to verbally offend a TSA agent in Nashville for searching my HAIR after I had already been x-rayed and scanned with a metal detector (Give a Sistah a Break!).
I did it again in Asheville when an agent confiscated my Vaseline because it was “technically a liquid.”
I refused to even attempt 7 edible, unique, organic, low-cost, low sodium, vegetarian, gluten-free, soy-free, non-raw, meals per week when my husband went through a brief, but extreme health craze. Now we’re just mildly extreme.
I left my husband at home and car-less twice on Sunday mornings when he wasn’t ready to leave for church on time.
Then I got angry when he wouldn’t do the same thing to me when I purposefully took my time getting ready on one of those days when staying home seemed like the most I could do.
Whew! I feel better.
Feel free to share a couple of yours.
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I’ve done these… this makes me cry. Sometimes I feel like the worse person in the world. How could I do this or think that. Thank you for sharing this Sherry!
You’re very welcome, Jeannette, but please know that you are not the worst person in the world; you’re just human. The worst person in the world thinks s/he is absolutely fine, and has no perceived need for Christ or community.
I love your list because I can relate. I’d like to write a list like this for you, BUT I can’t remember the things I’ve done! With encroaching age, every day is a new day! What did I do yesterday?
Fortunately or unfortunately, at least a couple of people are anxious to remind me of mine every single day–whether I like it or not!
Read this to my friends. We all had a good laugh. It’s good to not take ourselves too seriously!
Some things you just HAVE to laugh about.