There used to be a time in my life when someone would ask me,â€Are you sore?â€ and I would presume that they were wondering if I was upset. It was another way of saying, â€œare you angry with me?â€ Time out- why does the expression â€œangry withâ€ have the same meaning as â€œangry atâ€? Being angry with someone should mean that you both are angry for a common cause or at each other, no?- Time in
Regardless, today when someone asks me, â€œAre you sore?â€, I usually reply, â€œdo you have five minutes and I’ll be glad to share?â€ And then I begin. â€œMy joints are sore- knees, ankles, wrists, shoulders….â€ Am I forgetting any? And for those who are still interested, there’s my arthritis, tendonitis, itchy scalp, swollen legs, frequent.. uh, we won’t go there. You get the message. I wake up every morning wondering if I should just stay in bed another half hour or drag myself out into the paying world.
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