Circular thinking

I’ve been thinking about that ‘Turn Away Before I Cry’ thing we both suffer from. I think it’s because we’ve both got fairly negative views of ourselves. Most of the time we just get on with it because it’s inevitable. Of course we’ve got cancer/a stroke. And then by chance something unexpected happens. And we see ourselves not from our standard viewpoint but as a human being. And we think: Christ, that person’s actually ME. And it totally disarms us.
Until, ten seconds later, we think: of course we’ve got…

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I had a stroke on July 26th, 2013. I was a screenwriter. Don’t do that anymore. But have found another way to write.

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