The day after tomorrow, this will all be over. End of the world according to the Mayan predictions. It didn't seem worth sending out any Christmas cards this year and I also avoided presents. Saved all the money and had a holiday of a lifetime instead. I'm back home doing a countdown until the fateful moment. All my life I had been super organised, financially, personally, the household run like clockwork.

This year I gave it all up. Seemed pointless. Clutter and dust fill every room. Expenses unwritten, bills unpaid, I mean why bother if EVERYONE is going to die.

I switched channels during the tv discussion that the end of the world is not going to happen. It better had, as I've remorgaged the house and spent every penny I owned this year.

Even the freezer is empty.

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Anglea (joined over 9 years ago)

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The day after tomorrow, this will all be over.
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