From Dusk Night Dawn, Anne Lamott writes A successful writer in her early seventies, she survived a basically unsurvivable cancer twenty-five years ago. I thought she had a migraine, so I asked her if she was okay. She shook her head and sighed,
“I have made a life and career of being a good sport. And I’m worn out.”
Anne continues, All I could think to do in the moment was to agree. Me too. I am sick and tired of being a good sport and worker bee, chin up and adorably ironic.
They are not alone.
Oh, here’s one more gem from Anne.
Fear is not facts.