Rants, Ramblings and General Diary of Juliana Wathen

Wonder Woman…..

Reluctantly I admit, that even though I have the cape, matching underwear and the whip, I am not a 21-year-old Super Hero. Damn it!

I  am the 48-year-old woman who succumbed to heat exposure on Sunday whilst swimming & trying to blend the 4 shades of freckles on my body into a uniform tan. Alas, I must raise my hand and stand tall just like the twelve step program recommends and admit to myself and others that with this bevy of freckles, my tan looks more like an incomplete, faux finishing project at a Hobby Lobby class than a Hawaiian Tropics pin-up girl. Grrrrrrrrr.

It has taken me till tonight to get back on my feet. So is the life of a girl with heart failure who pushes her physical  boundaries just a tad too much sometimes. Double Grrrrrr.

So I spent the whole day yesterday lifeless and sleeping. Sleeping and dreaming. Dreaming and sleeping. It’s at these times I feel the gentle nudge of spiritual guardians reminding me to slow down and focus. To be more aware of my surroundings and the people in my life. To enjoy the moment and live in the present. To listen to my body and let it guide me. There is more time left than I can ever imagine and the concept of that time is always expanding.

I have filtered out that which is unreal and embraced what is. I am that I am. I am here to experience the things that I am not so that I can know better that which I am. I am a trained singer, not a writer and yet I am a writer now and it is real. I’m not hiding behind other people’s words, emotions  and flowing melody in a song. I am writing my own. I am living my own. I don’t have to  hide behind the mask of a Super Diva any longer.

I’m keeping the cape, the matching underwear………..and the whip….cause lets just face it – everybody likes a little dress up every now and then. wink…wink…nod…nod….

I love each and every one of you

Juliana

 

 

 

Comments on: "Wonder Woman….." (11)

  1. Ooooooh gurl! Be careful!!!

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  2. Awesome, but the whip and cape can’t stop the heat, so be careful!

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  3. You make me smile….:)

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  4. Joyce Floyd said:

    So WHY in the heck haven’t you listened to me after all these years – what have I tried to tell you and tell you — Don’t burn the candle at both ends — You silly goose!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Face it you AIN’t so young anymore!!!!!!! You are still wonderful and great but just forget that 21 year old stuff – and who gives a flying flip if you are tan or a beautiful creamy white — ARE YOU LISTENING???????????

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  5. That message ladies and gentleman was a public service announcement by ” The Boss of Me” Joyce Lynette. She is always looking out for my behind.!

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  6. hey wonder woman!! LISTEN..yup…LISTEN to your body, mind and soul…..and on the wonder woman theme, a friend of mine just put out her book, “Help, My Wonder Woman Cape is Caught in the Vacumm Cleaner”

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  7. LMAO!!!!!! I WANT that book!

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  8. Mariannne said:

    I love this: “I am living my own.” That may have to be my new beach tat when we go to Surf Side.
    You inspire and amaze me, J.

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  9. I think I have said the same thing about you a time or two. I love me some MM.
    YES to the tat!

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