Writers Workshop & Day 10 – Someone I Need To Let Go, Or Wish I Didn’t Know

These are the prompts for this weeks Writers Workshop.
1.) Lou Holtz (don’t ask me who that is) once said, “life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.”
Do you believe this? Describe a time when you feel like you could have responded a different way and produced a different outcome.
2.) I miss the friend you used to be. (The Myth Of You And Me)
3.) The most unbelievable blue eyes you’ve ever seen…
4.) The craziest reason I ever got in trouble as a child.
5.) What would you ask forgiveness for?

I am going to write about #1.

I totally believe this.  How you react to situations is much more of life then what happens.  Like when I had my daughter it is more about what I did when I was pregnant and what I did after I had her then the act of getting pregnant.  Life is all about how you react to situations.  There are many ways I could have reacted when I found out I was pregnant and each way would have lead to a different outcome in the end.  I chose the path that I thought would be easiest for me in the long run.  Everyone reacts differently to situations and they do what they believe is best for them at the time.

Another example would be what happened to a family member of one of the people I work with.  Not to get into the whole story the ended up shooting a guy and leaving him paralyzed from the waist down I believe.  Now if he had just called the cops he wouldn’t be in jail waiting to get sentenced to go to prison.  Now a side note to that is I don’t think the guy should be going to prison but that is a whole other issue.  It is always about how you react to situations and not the original situation.  You can make your life however you want it to be!
Today’s topic is easy.  The person I need to let go of is Pear!  Some of you are wondering who Pear is and I am not going to say because that is part of my life I don’t post on this blog.  If you are really interested leave a comment and I will explain in an e-mail.  As for the husband well I wish I didn’t know him at all.  He has really made me go back to the whole not trusting men and thinking they are all a waste of skin and a big waste of my time!

Margaret Tidwell

I am a 33-year-old blogger. I write about my life and my struggles with Multiple Sclerosis. I also am a huge bookworm, and I have been doing book reviews for years now. I even blog about adoption, Multiple Sclerosis, and things that go on in my life.

Margaret Tidwell

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  1. I love Lou Holtz, and I am enjoying reading those who chose his quote as their writing prompt. We truly do spend more time reacting to what we've chosen in life. Great post!

  2. SimplySarali says:

    Stopping by from Momma Kat's,loved your post.Pear who???????? *wink,wink*

  3. Great Post!! I agree to Lou Holtz quote…You have put your thoughts beautifully into words.
    Have a great day!


  4. I can really understand why you wouldn't want to blog about certain things. I have to filter my blog posts because I have family members reading it. Stopping by from Mama Kat's writers workshop!

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