Well, I always try to give Mondays a good name. No one likes Mondays, but I've made it my personal mission to always make them good.
That said, on my way to the library this morning, I passed a horde of children from a local middle school. That's fine; our campus is very beautiful and lots of people from all over come to see it. It was even fine that the boys who would wave Hi to me, and try to get my attention. As is customary for me, I'd give them a head nod and a "What's up." What was not fine were the boys who, in an effort to impress their friends, would respond with, "You're freaking fat. You should lose some weight."
Well I never. I'm not fat by any standards: I'm a tad on the heavier side, but I'm not fat. And I'm not just saying that to make myself feel better. For me to be at my ideal weight, I'd need to lose 10-15 lbs. No big deal; there's reason I'm at the gym for an hour and a half and run at least 2 miles every day.
But really? Those comments were just simply uncalled for. I'm not sitting here crying about it, but it's just shocking to me that children have become so disrespectful.
What ever happened to respect your elders?
It's not like I'm super old, but I've got a good 8 years on those boys. Kids today, I swear. I guess summer really is here.
Regardless, I'm still trying to have a good Monday. Sitting in the cool library, getting ready to start an intense writing session.
I hope everyone else has a good Monday!
Edit: For clarification, I wasn't hurt by these comments. More astounded, if anything.