There’s no shortage of inspirational accounts on the Internet, and unless you’re new here, I am not one of those accounts.
OK. Maybe I’m being a little hard on myself. I decided to take a look at some of my tweets and updates and see if maybe I’m mistaken, if maybe I am actually some sort of motivational speaker and I don’t even realize it!
After two minutes of careful evaluation, it turns out I can be inspirational in several different aspects of life. Sure, it’s not “conventional,” but one can not be picky when one spends more time picking out a head of broccoli at the store than she does picking out her clothes in the morning.
First of all, there is my prowess in the kitchen and around food:
The only time I’ve ever cut carbs is when I was slicing a bagel.
7:30: Eats breakfast. 7:35: Checks clock and mentally calculates how long until I can eat lunch.
I successfully opened a plastic produce bag at the store in under 2 minutes and the manager gave me my own reserved parking spot in the lot.
I react to the smell of fresh bread the way a cat reacts to the sound of a can opener.
The most unrealistic thing about commercials is when it shows people actually sharing a frozen pizza.
It turns out the answer to my problems wasn’t at the bottom of a jar of cashew butter, but the important thing is that I tried.
And my extraordinary social skills:
On second thought, maybe faking my death was a slight overreaction to being stuck in a group text.
The woman who cut in front of me at the store had a box of tampons, ice cream, and wine in her cart. I wasn’t about to mess with that situation.
Home is where the people aren’t.
My friend just got her Ph. D, and I’m just over here wondering why they don’t make the macaroni out of cheese in the first place.
Them: Good morning!
Me: This feels like a personal attack.
Saw a guy throw a fit and then walk into an automatic door, so it’s been a pretty solid day over here.
I can be socially awkward, but not “Interview portion of Jeopardy” socially awkward.
Not to mention my domestic
“My lavish lifestyle affords me certain luxuries,” – I say as I place a new Kleenex box that perfectly matches my bathroom on the toilet.
Welcome home, new body wash. Meet your family: a half-full bottle of conditioner and 983 almost empty bottles of shampoo turned upside down.
I like to do laundry in stages. For example, right now I’m in denial that I should be doing laundry.
Nothing travels faster than a roll of toilet paper you drop while sitting on the toilet.
The cashier at the dollar store told me to have a good day like my purchase of shelf liner suggested any other plan.
Unfortunately, “weather stripping” isn’t what I thought it was, and the employees at Home Depot didn’t care for my little dance.
I establish my dominance as the alpha neighbor by putting my trash out on the curb before everyone else.
Not to mention just living my life to the fullest:
Monday through Friday: Hits the snooze three times in the morning.
Saturday: Wakes up before the alarm would go off during the week and can’t get back to sleep.
My personality is 30 percent genetic, 10 percent environmental, and 60 percent whether or not I’m hungry and slightly inconvenienced.
I tripped but then I found an almond on the floor, so it’s true what they say about one door closing and another one opening.
Don’t sweat the small stuff. Lump it all together with the big and medium things so you can have a major breakdown instead.
I just stapled the hem of my workout pants like some kind of white trash fashion MacGyver.
It took me five minutes to realize why the unplugged toaster wasn’t working, so I just went ahead and used my college degree as a napkin.
I just used a real trash bag in my bathroom instead of a plastic grocery bag like I’m some kind of Rockefeller or something.
So, as you can see, I basically have inspiration coming out of my pores. No, wait, that’s garlic. Oh well. At least I tried.
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