Today is January 30th, so this is the 30th prompt for Just Jot it January 2022, and it’s brought to us by Jenny. Thank you, Jenny! Please be sure to visit her blog to read her post and say hello. And follow her while you’re there, if you’re not already.
Your prompt for JusJoJan January 30th, 2022, is “prepare.” Use the word “prepare” any way you’d like. Enjoy!
How do you prepare for anything? Do you face it full on or duck and spin. Do you make notes all neat and tidy Or chase your tail Monday to Friday Do you prepare with great plans Or leave it all in God’s good hands. Do you prepare with great care With all things equal and full of flare.
I am sorry to say I have missed a lot of prompts since the 19th but its been a nightmare here but I am back just in time to reach the finish line with everyone else .
Female, wife, full time mother and Grandmother. I am not as happy go lucky as I used to be but I am still bubbling along on simmer! I have three handsome sons all grown and flown.The youngest married with a beautiful wife and two sons of his own. Eleven years ago I was working, running a home, driving and socializing then bang in a split second all that was gone. I had an accident at home. I broke my back, not for the first time, I had broken it 10 years previously as well. Unfortunately this time I had broken it really badly and it was truly messed up so I had to have two operations. I was told before each operation that the outcome could mean I spend the rest of my life in a wheelchair. Still as some guy once wrote "I am still standing " yes "better than I ever was " not quite but with the help of a walking stick and as long as I do not stand or sit in one position for too long, I am still standing! Update I no longer use the walking stick . I had lots of friends before the accident but when things like this happen, you loose most of them. Their lives move on and mine stood still and so they left me behind ...I know that is just the way life is but it hurt and always will. Then I looked around and saw those who were still there for me, these friends are the roses in my garden they need to be tended well. They are the diamonds in the dust, I will of been married 50yrs plus this year . Pain and boredom are my enemies now, I have to find different ways to approach life, use my pain befriend it almost...yer right , well that is what they tell me at the pain clinic ROFLMAO ...... if only I could! I have found an outlet for my fears, frustrations and night terrors . I have started writing poetry if that name can be applied to my writing. I hope I do not come over as a moaning winger. I hope I am past all that. I also hope that you might see how the poetry is moving from very dark through the grey and
hopefully in to light ??
I need to update this a little here. I have worked very hard over the years since my accident, I go to the gym regularly, I have a Pilates class and a core class once a week . The guys at the gym and my Pilates teacher cajoled, teased, bullied and encouraged me to abandon my walking stick! :) My back is no longer straight it is C shaped because of the injury and I have lost two and a half inches in height but my Pilates and Core teachers have helped me to stand up as straight and as strongly as possible. Pain and depression are still hanging on my arm but I have weapons to use against them and if I say so myself I cope well.
I have made lots of new friends, real diamonds. I am also very grateful for all the support and help I have encountered here on Wordpress. Hugs and welcome to everyone who visits.
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18 thoughts on “Daily Prompt – JusJoJan the 30th, 2022”
Nicely done, Willow – welcome back!
Thank you Dan 💜
A mixture of preparation and pantsing. That’s how I get through life, Sis! 💜
I think I am definitely more a panster than anything else 💜💜
In so many things, I am, Sis!
Oh, Willow. I’m sorry for your month. ❤ I wrote a poem for you while you were gone…
Which one? I may of deleted it as I could not cope with the backlog of mail 🙂💜💜
You’re fine. I didn’t know you were doing the ol’ e-mail method; I had to turn that off because I can’t ever keep up!
I felt like that this last month and a half 💜💜
Good to see you back Willow. The fact is most of us are prepared for the sudden things that befall us.
Yes we are mostly but not always 😊
We are all prepared to see you back. We’ll cross the finish line together.
Thank you that’s really nice of you 💜
You did it. Well done 🙂
One more to go 😂