Day 1 Fast from Complaining
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
To complain: to express dissatisfaction, pain, uneasiness, censure, resentment, or grief; find fault:
Today was day 1 of my complaint from fasting. This was definitely a lot harder than I thought. especially when i realized how much I actually do complain. Unfortunately, I mentioned to one of the nurses at my job that I was fasting from complaining. Her first response was to laugh. Then she went on to count all the numerous times I would no longer be able to complain and whine --like when i have to sign paperwork ad nauseum or sign for drug samples (just to name a few). I quickly wanted to rethink this part of my fast. Then, as the day went along, i realized how almost everything I said could be construed as a complaint about something. Am I really that bad? it turns out that i am--I had to stop myself multiple times, especially when it came to other people. This will truly be a challenge for me.