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Anonymous asked: Any funny Bruins gifs then? Or any team. I like hockey bloopers.
All the grown up men and women cruising the discount Easter candy aisle in walgreens in perfect silence not making eye contact like in a porn store.
For the last few days/week or so I’ve been kinda floating around on a happy little cloud; my life has been stressful, but really generally great and nothing to complain about. My mood has been really up and happy, for the first time in a really long time. I just feel good. So, I kept thinking, pessimist that I am… what’s going to go wrong?
Well, today I learned a man I used to train martial arts with passed away, having taken his own life last week during a major depression. He came up with me and we were around the same rank when I stopped training. I hadn’t seen him since I stopped training about three years ago, but I remembered him as always being the most positive, upbeat, helpful and generally what anyone who knew him would describe as just a really great person. A real good guy. My heart goes out to his family and friends; this was a real shock to everyone I used to train with.
I didn’t know him that well, but spent enough time around him years ago that I can’t help but be shaken by this news. My first impulse was to take a step back and appreciate all that I have in life, and appreciate my recent contentment with my life. So I will.
Things are good, and I’m so very grateful for that.