Do you think you can jinx yourself? Is it really a bad idea to say something like, “Wow, I’ve had a really good week so far”? Will disaster inevitably ensue?
Once, when I worked in a hospital, I commented, “It’s pretty quiet tonight” One of the nurses glared at me and joking/not joking said, “You better knock on wood!!”.
Where is this going? Couple things:
1) I keep a running list of blog ideas in a notebook for future use. One of them was the concept of comfort yarn instead of comfort food.
2) Recently I was thinking how healthy I’ve been and that I didn’t remember the last time I had been sick. Soooooooo, guess who got sick this week? Sigh.
I felt it coming on Thursday night. “Take extra Vitamin C”, I said. “Get some extra sleep”, I said. “You’ll be fine”, I said. Yeah. Didn’t exactly work out like that. Continue reading “Comfort Food or Comfort Yarn?”