Thursday, January 10, 2008

I made a sale at Cafe Press!


Actually I made two sales! So that was nice. My mom bought two things from my Cafe Press Store, a package of greeting cards and a mug. I have a really great mom! These are gifts for friends of the family. I was totally surprised by what she picked out.

Now here's the stupid thing: Instead of being really happy about the sale, I am only moderately happy because there is this really silly insecure part of me that wonders if she had a really had time finding something that she liked well enough to buy, the ridiculous insecure part of me that wonders if this is what could be called a "mercy sale". Why can't I just be happy with the sale?

Just the other day I was telling my sister about how I was trying to think up an "I would be happier if..." and couldn't come up with anything, that my "happiness meter" was over the top, and that while I could come up with "It would be nicer if..." there was no "happier" if. Then, something good happens, something successful happens, and suddenly I'm thinking I would be happier if I could just let myself be happy (with the sale) ... which sounds insane!

So, what's up with that?

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3 Comments:

Bob Johnson said...

Hey congrats on the sales!, I know what you mean I do the same thing, take the sale and run with it.

shirley said...

Well, I'm glad to know I'm not the only one!!

Anonymous said...

Hey, it's me, your sister. We got a new computer and your e-mail address didn't move over and -here's how stupid I am - I can't find your e-mail address anywhere! I see you've tried to call a couple of times. Hope all is well - I have been out doing errands. Sorry.

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