I watched my cousin graduate on Friday. I remember my graduation by the rules, a stadium full of people, and the jitters. My last name is Lawson, so I was about half way through. I guess I never realized how boring graduations are! Shane’s was much shorter than mine… it only lasted about an hour and a half whereas mine lasted about two and a half hours. I had many more people in my graduating class than he did. His was also at a church, and they prayed. It was very different from what I had thought it would be.
I realized this weekend that simply watching TV doesn’t please me like it used to. I used to be able to spend countless hours watching whatever was on television that sounded interesting. I’ve grown so used to just watching YouTube shows and movies and TV series on the networks’ websites that just watching TV itself isn’t as fun anymore. In fact, it’s very boring.
Due to the food allergy testing this coming week, I tried to eat as allergy-free as I could.
After Shane’s graduation, we went to Tino’s Restaurant. The place is located in Sunnyvale, and it serves Mexican food. However, I do not recommend it. It’s horrible to people with allergies! I told her I can’t have onions, tomatoes or peppers, and she said, “Okay.”
My plate was brought out with two tacos that had onions, tomatoes and peppers. Her excuse was that “it’s cooked like that” and that they couldn’t cook it without those things, so I ordered something else. This should have been mentioned to me before the order was completed. If I was just a picky eater, then I would think I sound quite ridiculous. However, I’m a picky eater with food allergies and acid reflux. When I can’t have something, then that should mean something. …and why is it “cooked like that”?! Did I just eat freezer shit from a restaurant? I could have went to a fast food place for that or just bought the stuff from the store.
Although I mention Bri a lot on my blogs, Shane and I grew up together. Shane and Bri are the closest cousins I have to my age; they’re the ones I spent the majority of my time with. I love Shane like he’s a brother, and sometimes I’ve even felt like he was my older brother. Thus, I’m really, truly proud of him. He worked hard.
It’s been four years since I graduated.
The life I have now isn’t what I expected to have. That’s a great example of how “the perfect time” plan talk is really pointless. Seize life’s precious moments and fight for what’s right. Shit happens, and you have to stop whatever you had planned in order to work on that shit. In the process, you’ll probably have many epiphanies that may change your life forever. That’s something you can’t learn from a lecture. Life’s a bumpy ride; like the game, it has many twists and turns.
This week is going to be a long week. I mean, I’m assuming it will be. I’m getting tested for food allergies specifically, and I’m going to be there for four hours from Monday (today) to Wednesday. I suppose the good think is that I’ll receive results right away.
Ugh, I miss Todd already. 🙁