Day 111


Envy – the resentful or unhappy feeling of wanting somebody else’s success, good fortune, qualities, or possessions.

It’s 7: 15 PM on day 111 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, feed myself a homemade Wrap consisting of beef strips, vegetables and sweet-chili sauce   for breakfast, tweet about my Clean Water For All Campaign for  most of the day – I must have sent out  at least 50 donations requests and FINALLY someone agreed to make a donation – I am nothing if not persistent LOL 🙂 –      feed myself Malva Pudding for lunch,  exercise for 15 minutes, wheel myself  from my bedroom to  the end of the corridor  – I was just 2 meters away from the dining when my mother had insisted on pushing me the rest of the way because my dinner was getting cold – I was SO mad – and feed myself Fish fingers  for dinner.

I am the eldest of three children and although my sister has always been the golden child I have never been envious of her because I knew that she had worked hard for everything that she got but today as I watched her walk from our bedroom to the dining room in less than 30 seconds I felt an unmistakable surge of envy coarse through me because I knew that she hadn’t worked for her ability to walk. Have you ever been envious of somebody that you loved? 😦

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