C’est la vie

8.07 am: She woke up from her slumber;to wish her friend a very happy birthday,to apologize for not keeping in touch,to make more plans that either of them would not be bothered to adhere to. But instead she heard of the accident that her fried had been in and promised to go meet her that day.

9.45 am: She got her first salary ,there wouldn’t be much left after paying the bills,but this was good. All those dreams of being the independent woman that she always wanted to be flashed in front of her eyes and a burst of emotions rushed through her. She took that therapeutic deep breath and relaxed.

10.22 am: She administered the local anesthesia for a patient  and the patient said it didn’t hurt.She mentally patted herself,”good job new girl”.

11.01 am: She ended up not going to the hospital to see her injured friend,because she didn’t know how to ask(permission).

11.45 am: Went to the bathroom. Discovered that she got her period that day,what an inconvenience,our bodies punishing us for not getting knocked up, said the irritated bleeding feminist in her.

1.00 pm: A familiar number flashed on her phone screen but an unfamiliar voice told her not to call or text again.she was flustered. It was definitely a prank. She was still flustered,so she cut the call and turned off her phone.

2.03 pm: Someone scolded her at work and she curled into a tiny little ball.took those medicinal deep breaths and marched on.

3.22 pm: She turned her phone back on, to see a billion missed calls.He says sorry, it was his sister and it was just a prank. Her worried heart calmed down, but she said,”I knew it was a prank all along”

4.47 pm: She cleaned someone’s teeth and they said it was great.She felt good, it was much needed.

6.00 pm: Her accident prone friend went home, so they never really met that day or later.

6.55 pm: Got dressed to meet her friends in the mall, ended up waiting for an eternity for a cab.By the time she reached everyone were just leaving.She was in all the group photos though.

8.59 pm: She was dancing with a friend, a boy, a boy who saw a princess in her, a princess she always wanted to be.So when the lights hit her face and she smiled her big fat smile,she pretended that she was the princess he thought she was.

10.52 pm: She had had too much to drink, so she asked the dog on the street to walk home with her, and it did walk her home.

11.59 pm: She went back home to her prankster boyfriend, who told her that he had gone to the church, confessed and taken the holy communion.

She looked at him wide eyed and asked, “Everything”?

And he replied, “Yes, everything”

“Even about me”?

He walked upto her dramatic, wide eyed face, kissed her and said,” You are not a sin”.

12.00 am: The end






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