Day 17; Zodiac

Some of the things in this challenge are things I’ve written on already, and day 17 is a prime example. The post I wrote previously though, Beautiful Contradictions was very specific to sun signs and all of that. This one I’m going to make a little more general.

Day 17: Write About your Zodiac Sign and Whether or not it fits You.

I’m a virgo. That’s pretty plain to anyone who knows me and knows about the zodiac. I’m a perfectionist, I’m organized, and I’m an introvert. I come across upon initial meeting as an absolute bitch. I even have the infamous resting bitch face – meaning I always look pissed off. When I’m being particularly picky or bitchy Sophia has been known to clear her throat and say, “eh. . . You’re Virgo is showing, Amber.”

But I’m really really fucking glad to be a virgo most days.

I have a knack for detail which has gotten me far. I can spot a con a mile away. Common sense is my religion. I can’t stand clutter and disorganization, and abhor being late.

So yeah, I think the classic Virgo personality traits fit me.

That being said – I also take astrology with a grain of salt. I read my horoscope almost daily, and sometimes its surprisingly accurate, and sometimes not. The same goes with the personality traits. I have periods of laziness and unorginization; bouts of forgetfulness and lack of give a fuck; I have had my share of lapses in judgement, as well. I also am not as characteristically judgemental as the standard Virgo trait list suggests, and I tend to refer to myself as a procrastinating perfectionist – I have been known to wait until the very last minute to make everything perfect as opposed to planning everything out and making everything right in a time efficient manner.

I’ve struggled writing this because I have already written on the topic, but in order to move onto the next subject I needed to finish it. So I’m going to leave this here with my take on the topic – don’t let your Star sign rule your life. Don’t blame your shortcomings or even give all the credit for your wonderfulness to your astrological sign. Its not because you’re a virgo, or a pisces or a leo. . . It’s because you’re you. And whether there are improvements to be made or someone is giving you praise for something great you’ve done, it’s because of you. Not the stars.

Published by: A. Elizardo

Single mother to two amazing boys, sister to an inspiration, and the daughter of two opinionated, sarcastic, fun loving individuals that are no longer physically with us. Music, writing, reading, my family - living and gone - are what keep me going as I put on my rose colored glasses and navigate us through this crazy world.

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