What a weekend. I have just been running around non-stop. It is nice. I had a birthday party to attend yesterday afternoon which was super fun. Then I went shopping and bought nothing! There just wasn't anything I want bad enough to pay for right now. I want some new clothes for the new job, but I don't have a real good idea of what I need. I do not want to purchase another suit. I have enough of them and I hate wearing them. I would like to buy some simple dresses that can be dressed up with jewelry, scarves, etc. -- Damn, I just like to dress the way I like to dress! Several people at my going away party made the comment that I "have the wardrobe for downtown." I think that is relative.
This afternoon I am going out for lunch and to a movie with my boyfriend. That should be fun. I hope to have some moments where I am not moving around, darting from here to there. I need that.
And then, this morning I went to a meeting. Had I not been there to meet a sponsee, I would have walked out half way through. There are few things that aggravate me as much as a meeting where the chair refuses to chair and just sits and stares into space when no one will talk. What a waste of time! Oh, I know people love to look "serene," and say they don't have to fill up the silence, but really ! There were new people there. Can't we act like grown ups and either volunteer to talk or have a chair who will take responsibility for moving things along?
I know people say they have never been to a bad meeting, but I am not one of them. My sponsor isn't one of them either. I didn't check my brain at the door to my first meeting. Some of the things we carry on with really contribute to people thinking we are a cultish group of weirdos they want nothing to do with.
It is going to be a good day. I am sober, a bunch of people I love are sober. God is in his heaven, and all is well.