Say nothing. Do nothing. Move on. That's what I did. As far as I know, that's what we all did. And it haunted me.
I wanted what she had, and I wanted it badly. I wanted to get it in the same all-consuming way she did. It was all I could think about.
My over-packed backpack would make a long-lasting impression on me that would far outlast the pain in my back and my neck from lugging 40 pounds of excessive baggage around with me from one side of the world to another.