Tuesday, June 23, 2015

A Snippet - Commiserating With a Friend

Poor choices have been made and tears have been shed but life goes on.

I was in the second round of consoling friends, the result of not checking my phone all day.  With a friend, at Pilates, playing Scrabble, I was busy having my life while my friend's was being disrupted.
She came over in the morning and chatted, listening to TBG pronounce the same sage words of advice she'd heard the day before from her girlfriends.

We went to breakfast, and hashed and rehashed the situation. Over omelettes and muffins, we came to some conclusions.

It's a dream come true for her in many ways.  It's also very sad. There is only so much she can do... and she's done more.  Her job is to acknowledge the good that was done, to accept the decisions, and to stand firm with the consequences.  She's done.

We drowned her remaining sorrows in a predictable and delightful high school chick flick, sharing the adjustable Sleep Number bed with Luke and Bo, her Staffordshire Terriers.

Life is good.


  1. Sometimes all one can do is be there for a friend. Be a sounding board. Glad you were there for her.

    Megan xxx

    1. Watching a train wreck is never easy; having company makes it manageable


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