Day 171


Music speaks what cannot be expressed, soothes the mind and gives it rest, heals the heart and makes it whole, flows from heaven to the soul. – Unknown

It’s 9: 15 PM on day 171 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, feed myself a chicken hotdog and banana for brunch while watching the Cricket World Cup: South Africa vs. Netherlands – congratulations to The Proteas – our national cricket team – who beat the Dutch quite comfortably in the end 🙂 –tweet about my Clean Water For All Campaign for a few hours – no luck  but on the bright side I got my sister’s friend, Jessica to agree to give up her junk food for a week and donate the money –  I love getting the youth involved in giving  it makes me feel oh so good inside 🙂 –    feed myself rice and curry for lunch, exercise for 5 minutes,  tweet about my campaign some more – still no luck –  feed myself bread, grilled and salad for dinner and watch The Oprah Winfrey Show.

A lot of people have complimented me on how articulate I am about my feelings but today as I heard Wake Up Everybody by John Legend & The Roots I realized that I was probably the least articulate person in the entire world because that song did in 4: 09 what I’ve been trying to do for the past 4 years – shake the world out of denial – take a look:

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