de·flate v. de·flat·ed, de·flat·ing, de·flatesv.tr.1.a. To release contained air or gas from.
b. To collapse by releasing contained air or gas.2. To reduce or lessen the size or importance of: Losing the contest deflated my ego.3. Economicsa. To reduce the amount or availability of (currency or credit), effecting a decline in prices.b. To produce deflation in (an economy).
Yes, I think it's safe to say all of the above completely relates to my life at this very moment. Let me explain.
1 (a) I woke up this morning after yet another night of restless sleep, dragged my self into the bathroom - no friggin' toilet paper. Great. Out to the van - flat fucking tire. Awesome.
1 (b) Once I arrived at work this morning I noticed my worst case scenario has been realized. My yoga ball has deflated. After a year of service. It's funny because yesterday afternoon when I left for my lunchtime walk all was ok - I noticed when I returned that my ball seemed a little sad. I'm certain that our Health & Safety
2. On my way in this morning I was listening to a man on the radio speak. He lost his legs in a tragic accident years and years ago - and this Monday he'll be climbing Mt Kilimanjaro to raise money to help with the water crisis is Africa. This increased the nagging feeling I have in my gut, I want to do something. I need to change something.
3 (a) Before work this morning, and at the very moment I realized I had a flat tire - 1 kid needs $15 for a school trip, one needs $17 for a grad dance and something else, I have no idea..and another one needs $45 for a grad dinner and yearbook - oh wait, and bus tickets. So, off to the store I go.
3 (b) That's all I have for now, but it was free.