Whew! I just got off of an almost twelve-hour shift, but surprisingly I'm not too tired.
Today was a day when you definitely just had to go with the flow and not worry about anything, though, because the rain was trying to kill us all. Talk about a thunderstorm... Boy oh boy! I had to go outside to go to the break room and it was a torrential downpour! Picture this: I have to hold my umbrella in front of me instead of above me because it's raining sideways, while juggling my bag and a cup of soda, plus trying to see where I'm walking even though it's dark and so flooded in the parking lot that you can't see the ground anymore. Needless to say, I got soaked anyway. I then got soaked again three more times throughout the day, including the time that I sat down on a wet bench outside... Not my finest moment. Yeah, it was fun. But hey, the rain was part of what we signed up for when we moved to Florida. And guess what? I didn't melt. In fact, the rain felt really good because it cooled me down.
The only truly bad thing about today was that I couldn't be with my best friend on his birthday. Sometimes it's really hard not being close to family and friends anymore, but I'm slowly learning to live with my new reality. Of course, it still hurts to see pictures of people having fun without you, especially on occasions that you know you'd be part of it you were there, but I'm dealing with it.
In the meantime, even though I'm not there, I want to wish my best friend a very happy birthday! We've known each other since elementary school, have had our highs and lows, and have been through everything together, from prom to graduations to Broadway and beyond. Love you SPC!
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