better late than never
ooh la la, diagnosed with ADHD at fifty
I wish that I knew what I know now, when I was young
I wish that I knew what I know now, when I was stronger - Ooh La La by Faces
Sensitive to that word?
You might want to leave this one.
I've been saying that word a lot lately. It’s rolling off my tongue with a mix of relief, realization and resignation. It drips and drools with disgust, regret and a small degree of self loathing. Looking back at the signs hurts. Looking forward, I’m filled with ambition and a new found hope.
Something happened when I fell off that horse in December. My fall and the resulting injury became an excuse for me to vault away from my credential as a registered professional counselor and move on to ‘what’s next’? That leap was not thought out. Once again, here I was, blowing my life up in a new and creative way. The way things were going, I was likely headed to pulling wires as an apprentice electrician or lashing containers to a ship.
That fall was a leap of self sabotage - all too famil…
Keep reading with a 7-day free trial
Subscribe to The Remarkable Fools Letter to keep reading this post and get 7 days of free access to the full post archives.