FU Thomas

2 comments | August 19th, 2012

(by Elle, 19)

There are times when I want to tell Ol' Thomas the Tank Engine that he can take his "I think I can, I know I can" attitude and shove it.  FU Thomas, you try living my life.

I am tired and frustrated and trying to balance too many things between classes, working, and trying to have a social life.  I feel like I keep chugging up hill and and no matter how mamy times I say to myself "I think I can" something always falls through the cracks.

Why can't I win the lottery or something?  Then I wouldn't have to work and I could just focus on school and boys.  Isn't that what people my age are supposed to do, anyway?  {end story}

While we can't abide anger at Thomas, who are we to judge?  What we can relate to is feeling like the climb is long and steep and that you may need more stamina than you think you have.  You climbing any hills that seem steeper than you can imagine being able to get to the top of?


  • Dan Chamberlain

    Posted on August 20, 2012

    Stop trying to balance, make your plans, to do lists and write down your intent. Then be here now, live in the moment, focus on where you are right now, your dreams will become reality through your actions now. (BTW human brains are fully wired to understand this until age 30) So for now Carpe Diem, when you fail get up and start over…

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  • Hannah Jo

    Posted on August 20, 2012

    I’d like to win the lottery too. I’d like to never have to bathe but always be clean, to always look my best when I get up in the morning and to always do my best regardless of how little I try. It isn’t always easy and I do get that. Stick with it because it is like the song says, you can’t always get what you want but if you try sometimes- – –

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