Sydney Logan’s Picture Choice: 1
“You’re sure about this?”
I nod. “You keep telling me change is good, right?”
Leslie, my hair stylist and best friend, looks at the picture in my hand.
“Yeah, but that . . . that is drastic.”
I don’t bother telling her that a drastic change is just what I need. She’s my best friend, so she knows the absolute crap that has become my life.
After finalizing the divorce last month, I have done nothing but wallow. I’ve worked, because I have to. I’ve eaten, because if don’t, I’m sure to pass out.
I am tired of being this person. This depressed, moody, gloomy person. I didn’t used to be this way. He made me this way, and now he’s gone.
Definitely time for something new.
“Do it,” I say with an adamant nod.
Hours later, I’m finally allowed to see the finished product. It’s just like the picture, except my hair is a little shorter.
“What do you think?” Leslie asks, her voice soft and nervous.
I smile at my reflection.
“I think change is good,” I tell her.
Sydney Logan recently released her debut novel, Lessons Learned. She lives in Tennessee with her wonderful husband and their very spoiled cat. Please visit her website at www.sydneylogan.com.