Today I met a person who changed my life forever.
Today I met me.
And I discovered a few things –
I do not like fatty food. I don’t like feeling bloated.
I absolutely adore whiskey and abhor cocktails and fruity drinks.
I don’t get the concept of doing drugs. And I am not interested in them.
I love to just chat. I wait for discussions on philosophy, the Hindu scriptures, culture and science.
I do not believe in love ever after. I love romance, just not everyday.
I prefer to curl up with a book instead of watching Cricket.
I don’t like bigots, racists, chauvinists or misogynists.
I hate pseudo scientists. I love numbers; I love learning things. I am happiest on days when I have learnt something .
I love dressing up and to occasion.
I feel ready to do battle with makeup on. I feel naked without it. And exposed and vulnerable.
I have crappy hair.
I will always be fat, and after thirty four years, I don’t care anymore. I am beautiful and my size has nothing to do with it.
I have the most amazing eyes and lips. I am in love with them.
I love to dance, even if I have two left feet. I love to kick too!
My favourite pastime is running on the grass barefoot or running on the beach with the waves lapping at my feet.
I miss the stars on smoggy nights in the city.
I miss my friends, like crazy. And then I remember as they are all imaginary, I can always call them back. But they never answer anymore.
I cannot cook well, but I make a mean paneer butter masala. I will never be Masterchef.
I love musicals and country music. The only rock singer I can listen to is Elvis.
I also like Jazz and Opera. I believe that Caruso is the most beautiful melody ever written.
I am not artistic or creative.
I will never get people. I think it is because I am weird, but I also think maybe the others around me are. Never know.
I don’t think the man is always right just because he has a few body parts different from me.
I am me.
And I love myself.
And I discovered today, dear diary, what an awesome person I am.