This week we honored Memorial Day and all the armed forces who have lost their lives fighting in wars for the United States. We also got reminded of all the many Memorial Day Mondays we’ve shared with our NP_BOS community–given that it’s a holiday and it’s often afforded us extra time on a Monday that we usually don’t have the luxury of sharing when people have to rush home and get to work.
I feel like at one time or another, we have all heard this quote. More than likely when we have heard it, we rolled our eyes. Hard.
When I was in high school I had a friend who was battling an eating disorder. Seventeen year old peanut didn’t know shit about fuck (I credit Ruth from Ozark for that amazing saying) at that age. Before long, my friends problem became mine. I dove in head first. And I was surely in denial about the whole thing. I had teachers in high school and then professors in college say the denial statement to me. What did they know?