Wha — ?

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Just now, I was looking for a wreathe my sister-in-law made me, but that I wanted to decorate. I had no problem with that, and have even been known as crafty (sort of). Anyway, a friend offered to help me decorate it so it’ll be ready to hang on our door around the Holidays. Okay, okay, we’re barely out of the winter season here, it seems. Anyway, I, uh, forgot to look for it until today, when I was texting with my friend.

So I went into the dining room, and didn’t see it in the bags of books that had collected there. The first thing I noticed was the cover/carrying case for my light box. It seemed a little heavy when I grabbed it, and I mean, all that was in there as far as I knew, were the metal legs for the light box, but it seemed too heavy for that. I unzipped it, and was astonished to see the colorful disposable razors that my husband had hidden from me. He’s the one who does the cooking, so I figured that whatever else was in there were knives.

As soon as I saw the razors, I was gone — all the way back to the living room. I tried calling him, but couldn’t get through. I was in a panic! I felt like cutting — the means to do so were right there. But I didn’t.

I tried calling him several times, but his ringer is on low. I’m still a little shaken up, as this just happened about an hour ago.

Have you ever received a surprise that you didn’t want? That affected your mental health, somehow?

Daily Prompt: Astonish

7 thoughts on “Wha — ?

  1. oh no! I am glad you did not follow through with your desire to cut. If you are unable to reach him in the future, email me and I will distract you.

    1. Yes, it was close. One second I wasn’t even thinking about it, and the next second it’s all I wanted to do. I would very much love to email you under these circumstances 🌻😊❤️

      1. I will respond the moment I see it. I try to look at my phone often while at work and if that is the case I could let you know. I was off and available all day today. It never hurts to have options.

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