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Reasons not to Blog 
1st-Nov-2010 08:28 pm

1. Time/Exhaustion

It’s fair and accurate to say that I’m busy right now. To add to that: I’m constantly freaking exhausted right now in a way that if you’re a teacher or full time educator, I’m sure you’d understand all too well. It’s deceptive to look at hours spent teaching in a day and think ‘Oh, that’s not so bad’ but I come home from the day unable to do much else than flop down on my awesome couch and watch TV or play games. Obviously, having worked in education before, I was prepared for this level of tiredness knowing how I feel after a day, but it still takes some time getting used to. Evenings are spent exhausted; weekends are spent in a similar fashion recuperating for the upcoming week.

2. Social/Performance Anxiety

This is something I can, at least, do something about. Just before leaving the UK, I lost two very dear friends, both Londoners and both friends in fleshspace as well as on the internet. These and other circumstances led me to the opinion that everything I said, posted or did was hurting people. And then it was ‘I haven’t posted for so long the next thing should be the best thing ever! And then it was ‘Eeeh no one misses me anyway’ and so on and so forth.

I’m intending to get better. Or at least get slowly back into blogging and so forth.

And what better way to do that than with a 30 days meme?

Day 01 – Introduce yourself

Day 02 – Your first love, in great detail

Day 03 – Your parents, in great detail

Day 04 – What you ate today, in great detail

Day 05 – Your definition of love, in great detail

Day 06 – Your day, in great detail

Day 07 – Your best friend, in great detail

Day 08 – A moment, in great detail

Day 09 – Your beliefs, in great detail

Day 10 – What you wore today, in great detail

Day 11 – Your siblings, in great detail

Day 12 – What’s in your bag, in great detail

Day 13 – This week, in great detail

Day 14 – Your favourite foods/drinks, in great detail

Day 15 – Your dreams, in great detail

Day 16 – Your first kiss, in great detail

Day 17 – Your favorite memory, in great detail

Day 18 – Your favorite birthday, in great detail

Day 19 – Something you regret, in great detail

Day 20 – This month, in great detail

Day 21 – Your sleeping habits, in great detail

Day 22 – Something that upsets you, in great detail

Day 23 – Something that makes you feel better, in great detail

Day 24 – Something that makes you cry, in great detail

Day 25 – A first, in great detail

Day 26 – Your fears, in great detail

Day 27 – Your favorite place, in great detail

Day 28 – Something that you miss, in great detail

Day 29 – Your aspirations, in great detail

Day 30 – Your music, in great detail

Day 31 – Your hobbies, in great detail

Day 32 – Your mode of transportation, in great detail

Day 33 – Where you live, in great detail

Day 34 – Your childhood, in great detail

Day 35 – Your morning routine, in great detail

Day 36 – Your job and/or schooling, in great detail

This post can also be found at Thagomizer.net. Feel free to join in the conversation wherever you feel most comfortable.

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2nd-Nov-2010 01:47 am (UTC)


Pretend it's 30.
2nd-Nov-2010 03:00 am (UTC)
I, personally, miss you blogging too. So I'm looking forward to this!
2nd-Nov-2010 03:48 am (UTC)
I've definitely missed you around these parts and I can't wait to see what you'll say on some of these, doll!
2nd-Nov-2010 09:00 am (UTC)
Heh, yeah - I hear ya about the teaching being exhausting thing! It's no coincidence that I too have more or less entirely failed to post since our term began...

I'm really glad you're planning to try to post more regularly again, though. I'd missed you too, and while I'd hoped that the reason you weren't posting was just that you were too busy having a fantastic time, I had worried about you too. I'm glad to hear from this and your next post that things are goin well, and it will be great to have you back.
2nd-Nov-2010 03:08 pm (UTC)
I don't know the details, so I really can't comment in a brainful (totally a word) way, but...it's really sucky if you can't express yourself without losing friends. The people who really care about and respect you will still be here, not that it makes it any less hard :/

Looking forward to the 36 days...maybe I'll attempt it too XD
2nd-Nov-2010 03:11 pm (UTC)
I think I understand the sentiment, and thank you very much for the words, but I do want to point out that it's not a case of "they didn't respect/care enough" as much a case of "we were hurting each other" in ways we weren't able to reconcile.
2nd-Nov-2010 03:17 pm (UTC)
*nodnod* S'why I tried not to phrase it too brutishly.It's always sad when that happens. :(
2nd-Nov-2010 03:18 pm (UTC)
It is. *hugs*

I miss you, BTW
3rd-Nov-2010 10:07 am (UTC)
Awwww. Me too. I was gonna say ' I'll make it to London at some point...just as soon as I'm not getting bloody married' but then I realised you wouldn't be there.


But seriously, it's awesome that you're loving where you are right now, I had such a hard time adjusting to Canada.
2nd-Nov-2010 04:18 pm (UTC)
Not getting to read your awesome posts hurts me!

OK not in so many words, but your posts tend to make me go :D so that is good and therefore I think you should blog whenever you have the spoons for it.
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