“Living the life of Riley” means charming your way through an ideal contented life, a life of privilege and ease.
That is not my life!
I’m living The Life of Kylie.
I’ve gone through a bazillion changes the past few years.
pushing 40 (40!), and have a new child, new husband, new step-kids, new home, new career, and a young daughter who is not so thrilled with all these new things.
Will I be brave enough to put it all out there?
There is much woetential in doing this–revealing too much about my private life, feeling anxious about what I’ve posted or should post. But the woetential in not writing, not connecting, not believing that I have a voice in this world is even greater.
Woetential (noun): 1. the potential to cause, create, or bring about woe, 2. one of many ways I smash words together to make new ones, 3. a corny, and yet expressive, way to describe the fear of the path not (yet) taken
Do you like to make up words? Add your favorite “spellights” in the comments below.
If they make me laugh… or think… or cry, I will add them to my Fictionary and link back to your blog. Check back in February for my Annual Fictionary Contest.
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