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When Bad Things Happen To Good People.

 So here I am, trying to figure out what I want to do with my blog. I've been writing articles and poems and my general random thoughts and observations and/or rants to be posted at later dates, before I tell anyone about the blog and more importantly, editing a story I've been working on for months, to be posted weekly, I just got to the twelfth part. Then two days ago, I went to see a late movie, passed up on going to the club afterwards, because was thinking, I should go home and work on my posts and my story so I can get this blog off her tiny feet. I get home, get undressed, get in bed, grab my ipad, open NOTES..... It took me a few minutes to figure out what was going on, at first I couldn't find a poem I had written earlier that day which I was totally excited about. I just wanted to read it to cheer myself up but Alas! It wasn't there. Then while trying to figure out how to undo delete (I thought I must have mistakenly deleted it), I thought, let me check again, this poem should be here. I go back to my notes and its then i realized my story part 1-11 had disappeared too. Along with Other short stories and articles and poems I had planned to post. On further investigation, I noticed what I had left on my notes were things I had no use for. Very random stuff that I should have deleted a long time ago. If I didn't know better, I would have thought someone who really wanted to piss me off got hold of my ipad. I was so sad/confused/distraught/pissed/disappointed/depressed/enraged. Then I stormed google, trying to find ways to get back my intellectual property. Most sites suggested ICloud, if my notes were backed up on ICloud then it would be there. So quickly, I rushed to my settings, remembering I did back up everything on my iCloud. But guess what, everything on my ipad was backed up on iCloud, everything, except my Notes! It was then I had to ask. Why do bad things happen to good people? 
      The most painful part for me is the loss of my story, for someone who's never written a story, its just a story. Big deal. But for someone who has, you'll know how it hurts to sit for hours, thinking, planning, plotting scenarios, building suspense, doing research to build up your characters, staying up late into the night to give life to your characters, thinking, typing, deleting, typing again, and doing this for several months..... I was so excited about sharing it with everyone. I put so much time and energy into it, and now, POOF! Just like dust, its gone. I thought about writing it again but I know it won't be the same, some things i wrote were a result of divine inspiration. Some things were borne in rare moments of clarity and wisdom. The thought of starting over is daunting, one that I dont even want to face. A little voice in my head says, "it won't be the same. But it may be BETTER". Hmmm, maybe..... Besides worse things could have happened. I could have lost the ipad along with everything I have in it. Or let's get real dark, I could have been run off the road as I drove back home at 11pm and not be able to go home and open the ipad and realize that it swallowed my freaking intellectual shiznit! LOL! 

At this point, I'm sure you realize my rant is over. I looked for the bright spots, difficult as it was, and I found it. I'll try to adopt this attitude with everything. I'll try to find something to be thankful for amidst disappointments. And I'll try to believe that something good will always come out from dashed hopes and expectations. I'll also try to BELIEVE it. 



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Just checking in to sign the register. Lol. It's been a very busy week and it looks like it might be an even busier weekend. I was hoping to get some writing done when I got to the airport yesterday but I even almost missed my flight. It was hopeless trying to do any work on the plane as it was bumpy af, and this toddler behind me wouldn't stop screaming in piercing shrieks like he was being exorcised. 
I got into town pretty late and needed to keep an appointment ASAP. I'm heading out right now and it's going to be a long day, but thought I should drop this first. 
Have a splendid day. Im'ma be back soon.


He was my coursemate, crush, then my boyfriend.... he was super
intelligent, smart, tall, dark and handsome. Believe me he got
swag, but he didn't seem to notice me. (I'm a nerd but a sassy one
if I say so myself).  So oneday I decided to take it to another level..
After listening to a song "IF YOU LOVE SOMEBODY TELL THEM THAT YOU
LOVE THEM and watching the season film of The Secret Life of
American Teenagers. ..when Amy Jeugerns mum told her "you are only
young once". LOL that part got me.
Hope you know what i mean?

Though I'm okay with chemistry class I approached him to coach me for
the Quiz that was coming up, we found out that we had this
great chemistry between us.. hehehe both the covalent and
electrovalent bonds....

So one thing led to another till one unusual Saturday. I invited
him to my house and he came. The guy got swag, he even came
with a packet of durex condom.
We talked for a while and and and and and and
See how you are serious dey read this story....!

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Is it true that EVERYBODY has a secret? 
Is there anyone here who doesn't have a secret? I'd really like to know; You're a completely open book and there's not ONE thing about you that you wouldn't mind other people knowing about? Please raise your hands up. 
And for the rest of us, what's something about you that no one knows, or very few people know? Who's got a dark secret here, or a weird one, or a funny one even? I really don't mean to be invasive but I don't want to be the only one sharing, plus I think hearing other people's secrets is quite fun, don't you think?

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(F it was you who made this suggestion, right? I'm not too sure and I can't even remember the post the comment was made on). 
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Uyi et moi. Clowning. 

Mother & child. 

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Question of The Day.

TTB readers doesn't this tweet below remind you of something?
That mail that someone sent me a few weeks back. 
But why on earth should a man sleep with his son's fiancé? But what am I saying, some men even sleep with their daughters...

Oh well, I'm throwing the question to you. What has happened in your life that you never saw coming, you never hesperred it, you never imagined could happen, you never imagined could happen to you? 
It could be good, it could be bad, it could be ugly. Do tell!
And it can be more than one. Let me tell you a few. 
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