Scary things

Turn your mind away from things which are not permanent. – Buddha

 This needs to be my mantra for the next few weeks.  I finally broke down and decided to have my back surgery and I’m not a happy camper.  I know it has to be done but I’d rather just wake up and have it gone away althogether.  But…it will be over and it is NOT a permanent state.  Sounds like something I need to keep reminding myself of right now.  It’s hard to concentrate because it’s continually in the back of my mind and I want it gone!  NOW!!!  But, it is not permanent…