How A Capricorn Felt Last Weekend

Last weekend, I was feeling especially down. I still do (sort of) – it’s only Monday. I feel like I got something done today (ran a 5K around Somerville, cooked lunch for the next couple days), despite this awkward feeling of procrastination inside. Today, of all days, I decided to check my horoscope.

Things should be flowing quite well for you today, Capricorn. Take this opportunity and use the energy to its full potential. Center yourself and look at the weeks ahead. Where do you want to be in two months? Where do you want to be in two years? Now is the time to take stock of what you’ve got and plan for future growth. You have a great deal going for you, so don’t waste your time on frivolity. – July 26th, 2010

And I did. I spent the next thirty some-odd minutes thinking about it all. I cut through all the crap in my head and came up with some clear visions of myself in the now and in the near future. I pictured my current living situation, grim and dire in the eyes of Laura and Zach, impatient and anxious with Noah. I balanced my checkbook, and made plans to invest money wisely. I had so much to work with from square one, being tomorrow.

And then I looked at Sunday’s horoscope, and lost control of it all.

It’s OK to change your opinion, Capricorn. You may pride yourself on being the solid one who always has an answer or knows exactly where to go. You may look upon others as flaky, indecisive, or fickle. It’s important that you not shut down your thinking after making a decision about something. Keep your mind open to changes that occur around you and maybe you’ll have a change of heart. – July 25th, 2010

I was invited to a Big 25 party at Lansdowne Pub in Fenway Friday, and I didn’t go. I was so knocked out from the night before (Thursday was when it all began), and in the end all I wanted was to go to sleep. When I make points to do something and not follow through with them, I feel guilt and regret.

I shouldn’t feel bad. I should stand tall as I look forward. We must all change our footing (from time to time) when climbing the great mountain of life. Friends will always be there to cheer you on.