Our starting point for today is to open a book (or in my case-my kindle, though I did open the book I was reading & turn the pages) & the first sentence you see to use that & free write for 15-20 minutes. My book is the first Game of Thrones books...full of epic battles, love, loss, dragons, knights, power, the throne, kingdoms, flaws, strengths, strong women, smart men, etc. All the things you could possibly want from that genre, with a bit more. Oh, & direwolves, violence, & wildlings. ;)
'She's not a dog, she's a direwolf.' I immediately go to the 'but you don't look (or sound as I was told recently) sick' phrase all of us invisible illness people have heard at some point. We may look like a normal wolf, but we aren't...we are direwolves. We are different. Stronger. Smarter. More intuitive. I've met so many of us who seem to have or have gained these qualities from having these illnesses. We may look like a wolf, but inside, we are special. We are stronger. We are direwolves. There are many minuses in being 'special'. I don't have to waste your time in listing all of them. I've learned though that we are so much stronger, tougher, wiser, & braver in being abnormal. We have the fire inside of us. We have the strength to be vulnerable. We are on the battlefield daily, & we have many, many scars to prove it. As one of my twitter friends says, we are chronically awesome.