When Life Hands You Rotten Lemons 

This is a very spur-of-the-moment blog post. But nonetheless it’s an important and relevant topic. 

When life hands you lemons, you make lemonade. But what happens if those lemons are gross and serve little to no purpose? What if the tree giving you lemons is old and sick and can’t give you what you need? What if someone comes by and steals some from you? Life throws curve balls and life hurts sometimes. But that’s inevitable. Sometimes people come into your life that you just can’t get rid of, no matter how many times they’ve hurt you. 

But listen to me. Would you rather rip off the band-aid, and carry along with the knowledge that you did what was for the best, or would you rather tear at the edges slowly and cause yourself more pain than you deserve?

You. Deserve. To. Be. Happy. I’ll never stop saying that. If life isn’t giving you what you want, then freakin’ change it! Change your appearance. Move to a better location. Change career fields. Remove toxic people from your life. 

It seems hard ONLY because we’re afraid. We’re afraid of what the transition and final result will be. We’re afraid of hurting someone else. But you have to be selfish with something like this. You can’t give your best to those who are weighing you down, and you can’t give your best to others without being free from that. 

I know it’s going to hurt. It’s going to hurt a hell of a lot. I’m doing that right now. And I’m a mess. But that is totally one-hundred percent okay. I will be okay. You will be okay. I promise.

So when life hands you those rotten lemons, you have two choices. You can make rotten lemonade and everyone around you will shake their heads at you because of your bad investment, or you can throw them out, and say, “this does not serve me”. What will you choose?  


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