I wrote this for a writing group that I belong to.I am asking my friends to write their thoughts and add to mine. The subject is Using or Losing your mind.
Using or losing your mind. Actually, I don't feel as if I have a mind right now. My thoughts are jumbled. My mind doesn't focus. Maybe I lost it and I wasn't told. My mind is easily distracted. Maybe it is lost some where in
what use to be my normal world and it didn't take me with it. Ask me what I am thinking and I would say " nothing". Nothing good, nothing positive, nothing
I want to share. My mind right now is consumed . My mind is being drenched with Covid numbers. My mind has one thing on itself. It wants to keep me safe. After sheltering for two years, my mind says" I'll be damned if I am going to let you get sick now". My
mind won't let the rest of me do anything that might, in the slightest way, put me in a compromising position. Even if my brain tells my mind, "oh, come on, one indoor restaurant meal, one trip to a crowded
venue.What have you too lose. Scaredy Cat". Well ,yes I am. Maybe the best thing would be to lose my mind. Using it isn't so much fun.