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Fortitude

It’s like that Greek fella said when he asked why the person was weeping:

“You're crying about only this? You should be crying about ALL of it”

There is plenty to weep and bewail.

My wish is for fortitude, not an easy life.

Humour and the sense of absurdity of it all helps me.

I cry a lot, these days almost every day, thank you Medium.

I laugh a lot too.

Whenever I eat cod I think about a thirty-something man who used to get fresh fish for me via my ex.

He, too. made that terrible decision. He, too, was peaceful and seemingly light-hearted. I don’t normally do funerals but I made an exception in this case, to support his daughter and to be with other people who were fond of him.

Sometimes there is just nothing you can do.

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