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The Mean Reds

Afraid, but not knowing what it is that you're afraid of.
I first discovered that this feeling had a name while watching Breakfast at Tiffany's. In the movie the fascinating Holly Golightly, played by Audrey Hepburn, explains,
The blues are because you're getting fat and maybe it's been raining too long, you're just sad that's all. The mean reds are horrible. Suddenly you're afraid and you don't know what you're afraid of. Do you ever get that feeling? That feeling.
Since I've been in college, it seems that once every three months I will wake up with a severe case of the mean reds. 
What's a girl to do?
The nearest Tiffany's is 100 miles away, and classes get in the way of taking day trips on a whim.
During my most recent battle with the mean reds I found myself sitting at a desk, wishing there was some way to whisk the mean reds back to where they came from. At first, I tried to pinpoint the part of my life that was causing these …

iPhone Diary

A new thought journal.
 The table is set for Christmas lunch.
 Love both of these Revlon polishes.
A Kinder Surprise, my favorite illegal candy.
 Forrest green nails with golden crackle.
 Some handmade valentines for my friends.
It's not about love.
Or at least not the commercialized love lining the aisles of stores and smattered all over television. It isn't about being love or finding someone to love.It is about pure and simple love. I don't understand why we can't just give valentines to our friends like we did in elementary school.
Valentines are made with love to be given with love.