[From the Archives] Bringing it back to the time I thought I was going to die alone, which by the way, was also yesterday. But who is keeping track?
My mom was really into that show Revolution when it first aired. For those who don’t know, it’s a post-apocalyptic television show that focuses on a town living life fifteen years after a global blackout. All the sci-fi mumbo jumbo and dramatic elements are present. Alliances are formed. Enemies are made. Friendships are tested. But above all, survival is essential.
The show premiered at a very convenient time in 2012. I was living in Connecticut, and we had just survived a nine-day electricity blackout thanks to that biatch, Hurricane Sandy. Having endured more than a week without power, I pretty much adopted a Katniss Everdeen alter ego.
I fully believed I could engage and win in a survival of the fittest game if it ever came to it.
Going over a week without a shower and blindly navigating my way from the kitchen to my bedroom after my midnight snack…
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