So after I published my previous writing about the subject of the most awesome film that has ever been made (and likely will be made, at least during my lifetime), I began to think to myself. I have really not begun to describe why it is so incredibly, utterly, mind-blowingly awesome, at least not on a level that fans can appreciate. Continue Reading
In the midsection of 1988, I got sick. I do not mean just sick like a flu, cold, or some other transient virus. I mean sick to such a degree that I stopped being afraid that I might die, and started to fear that I would not. Over a period of two or three weeks, I lost approximately two thirds of my bodyweight.
Before clicking on the jump, take note: much waxing poetic about the incomprehensible awesomeness of this film will follow. Although some elements will be kept unspoken, this will reveal much about the story. Given that the number of times I have watched this film now may even number above a thousand, that does not bother me. However, it might bother you, so consider yourself warned. Continue Reading
Most, if not all, of the entries that I have posted recently have been of an extremely heavy nature. Which is perfectly fine. That is largely the purpose of this journal, and if just one mother-to-be reads it and changes her whole attitude towards both herself and her child as a result, it is worth it.
But today, I want to talk more about something that I read in this journal entry, and what it gave me the idea to write this time. Before I begin the exercise proper, however, it is important to talk about a few things within the reason. As I have alluded to earlier, we all have different parts of our identity that we give different priorities according to situation or interaction. Although aside from being about how we define ourselves to ourselves, this article does not relate to today’s subject. It does explain one great perspective on that situation that I wish I had understood much earlier in my life. So in the interests of making this a mental exercise for myself, I am going to divide this listing according to different priorities. I hope you find it enlightening. Continue Reading