The AMBER ALERT ...
I was dragged behind schedule with family and life issues and then the Surrey RCMP decided to message me at 11:13pm ... this is THAT article... for sure keeping it Real on the RLN.
I learned today, that I am unable to contort into the shape of an alarm bell for other people to ring.
I was going to publish an absolute bombshell article today and begin airing all the stinkiest, rottenest, most uncompostable drivel and deciphyring the most incomprehensible, crypticly biased, non-sense that exists in the “pleasant” little District called 100 Mile House. Random note, 100 is just a random number on an old Wagon Road sign post... But I didn’t get that article finished in time.
This was due to the incredible feats of motherly contortionism, shape-shifting and multitasking required in 2023 to navigate family and life issues. In one 24 hour period I endured being snarked at by my ex-mother in law who was “upset” that she had to wait somewhere between 7 and 17 minutes to whisk my only daughter away, against my will. Enduring the overwhelming pot-pouri of “Community” outreach one finds at a WorkBC Office, being faced with short-selling my house and finally having a much loved Aunt and Uncle decide to deliver me a message, not directly - but through the grape-vine, to say that I had to choose between coming to my Cousin’s birthday (who I super duper have the hugest most gigantic respect ever for) and my own family.
“I’ll come pick up my grand daughter against your will AND I’ll be pissed about it.”
”You’re invited to your cousins' birthday, buuuuuuut you’ll have to choose between our family or yours - because, well we can’t really explain why except to say that’s the house rule in our Christian house.”
And none of those issues are even conversations resolved yet! Why all the family backlash? Likely because of the lawsuit filed on the King of England. There’s more for me to continue to facilitate and mange … Super Fun! It’s like “Covid debates” on steroids! yay
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I had my full panic attack at around 9:00pm and it was 10:30pm by the time that subsided - I hadn’t eaten (and felt ill at the thought of eating) I sat at my computer and was absolutely blank. My partner who was at the shop working suggested I have a bath to try to relax.
I got a bath going and got in at 11 and just as I was starting to relax all of my devices simultaneously recieved an AMBER ALERT at 11:13pm.