Everything I learned about life I learned from my Scooter
- Everything is not for everybody.
When I was in high school most people had cars or rode the bus. I lived out of county and my parents were like “Nah, bruh” when I asked for a car. So I negotiated for a scooter and they agreed. Within weeks of getting my license I got a speeding ticket sooo yeah. I didn’t see a car til I bought one my junior year of college
- Protect yourself
When you do something out of your element it is important to consider what you are getting yourself into. Everything in life has its risks and benefits.
- Freedom is everything
Being stuck in a place you don’t want to be can be draining. Living out of county meant that I didn’t have any viable transportation options home after school so I had to sit in an empty house alone for hours until my mom or dad came to get me.
- Freedom can come at a cost
Sometimes the things that make you happy can be burdensome too. Having the scooter wasn’t always reliable. Winter and bad weather make riding uncomfortable and dangerous. When the weather got too cold I ended up having to wait for a pick up
- Know your limits
A scooter is not a motorcycle. Some have comparable speeds. Mine does not. My scooter can only go 40 mph. I did my research. Legally I’m not allowed on any road where the posted speed limit is 50 or above.
- When you are going uphill give it your all
Going uphill is the hardest. When you have a limit to how fast you go, build up momentum and don’t let up until you get to the top.
- Even when you are giving it your all there is someone who will think you aren’t doing enough
Let them overtake you. As long as they don’t knock you off your path.
- Your journey is your own. Sometimes it takes longer than planned
Sometimes you got to give yourself more time.
- You’ll get there…To your destination…In your own time.
Shout out to my Zuma aka MeepMeep aka Queen Ester aka Life Savor!!!