B for Bite-sized fun

Beth, long before being a mother, was an ordinary girl, an introvert in the first half of her life.
Brilliant and curious just about everything, she was quite talkative around the people she was most comfortable with.
But because of the childhood she had, she was never confident around everyone, like all her classmates, neighbours and relatives.
By the time she was a teenager, she knew one thing for sure – if she shared her problems with anyone, sooner or later, that person wasn’t in her life anymore; either the person happened to change cities, find new friends or well, just didn’t meet her again.
Bottling up all her feelings gradually became the way of her life.
Being funny and appearing happy is what she slowly realized was how people would like her.
Boy she loved to be liked!
By the time she was in her twenties, she had many friends, more than you can imagine.
But obviously, who doesn’t want to be friends with the happiness factor in your college and office!
Being liked made her temporarily happy and she mastered the art of masking her sorrow with jokes and smiles; so much so that when she was in the outside world, she didn’t even think about the sadness that popped up the moment she was alone.
Bougainvillea flowers, butterflies, bright moon and stars, brushes and paints, books, burgers… She started finding bite-sized fun in little things around her when she was not with her friends and when she started feeling low.
But does makeshift happiness last for long?

What happens next? Well, even I don’t know as I am writing as it comes to me. The next post, that will start with the letter C, might be the continuation of this B letter post. Did you notice that I started each sentence of this story with the letter B. The idea just occurred to me while writing and I am patting my back for being able to do it just fine. Did I manage to do it just fine? Please tell me.

This post is part of my participation in this year’s A to Z Challenge (#atozchallenge). Head to my previous post that starts with the letter A (it is not a part of this story but I guess most of you will relate).

A ➡ B ➡ C ➡ D ➡ E ➡ F ➡ G ➡ H ➡ I ➡ J ➡ K ➡ L ➡ M ➡ N ➡ O ➡ P ➡ Q ➡ R ➡ S ➡ T ➡ U ➡ V ➡ W ➡ X ➡ Y ➡ Z


31 thoughts on “B for Bite-sized fun”

  1. I love it! I know you mentioned you had done it when you hopped over to my blog. It’ll be really challenging for some letters, but I think it’s an awesome way to incorporate the letter of the day!

    Stopping by from A to Z!
    Jayden R. Vincente
    Erotic Fiction Author

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  2. That’s quite the challenge you’ve set yourself – nice work! I’ll keep reading to find out if this is going to be a continuous story or a series of short stories. I enjoy both 🙂 I feel for Beth – not an easy emotional place to be.

    Debs visiting this year from
    Making Yourself Relationship Ready


  3. Love the emojis painted on the eggs. A very clever idea. I don’t think I’ve seen anyone do this yet. Thanks for stopping by my blog.


    1. Ah thank you so much. I just selected this image for this part of the story from the options given by WordPress. It’s definitely creative but not painted by me.


  4. One pat on the back from me too! You’ve done it really really well. Such a cool idea, coming back for C. I kind of feel bad for Beth, but I think she’ll figure it out and be ok in the end.


  5. Brilliant idea Anu…loved the idea of starting each sentence with the alphabet of the day…👏👏👏


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