Before CFS, and After....
Then: Long hair.
Now: Longing for hair.
Then: Health Food.
Now: I need all the preservatives I can get.
Then: Acid rock.
Now: Acid reflux.
Then: You loved the sensation of
a roller coaster.
Now: You get the same sensation from a rocking chair.
Then: You loved picking up
babies to hold.
Now: You don't remember where you left them.
Then: Your mind wandered far and
wide in finding answers.
Now: Your mind still wanders, but sometimes it forgets to come back.
Then: Seeds and stems.
Then: You popped into joints for
a quick one.
Now: Popping joints and popping pills.
Then: Exercised regularly.
Now: You lie down until the thought goes away.
Then: Dreamed of accomplishing
Now: Dreaming is often ALL I accomplish.
Then: Knew all the answers.
Now: Can't remember the questions.
Then: Hoping for a BMW.
Now: Hoping for a BM.
Then: Getting out to a new, hip
Now: Getting a new hip joint.
Then: Longed for the day when I
got my head together.
Now: Now that it is, my body's fallen apart.
Then: Freedom of the Press.
Now: No-iron clothes.
Then: A thin person struggling
to get out.
Now: Sedated with a few pieces of chocolate cake.
Then: See it all, do it all.
Now: Can't remember what I was about to do.
Then: Dance all night.
Now: Sleep for a week.
Then: Talk for hours on the
Now: Attempt to talk on the remote control.
Then: Blow out all the birthday
candles with one breath.
Now: Need to be reminded to breathe.
Then: Walk-in closets.
Now: You get lost in your closet.
Then: Cook a meal that takes
hours to prepare.
Now: Takes you an hour to make minute rice.
Then: You wonder if you may need
Now: You put your glasses on your forehead, and then can't find them.
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