All posts tagged: Tired

Post #41: The One Where I Hit A Wall

Welcome to the forty-first post of the Great Writing Challenge of 2012. Five days a week for six months, I will be given a topic to write about. The stipulation: it must be 250 words (or more), and positive in tone. If you would like to suggest topics for me to write about, please email me at TheRebeccaProject [at] gmail [dot] com. So I have hit a wall (but not literally). I am just so worn down right now. It’s far more than just being tired. That can correct itself with a sleep, but this runs much deeper. I feel like I have not had a full night’s sleep in a decade. My skin has broken out, and I’m just feeling… exhausted. You know what I mean? On our fortnightly culinary excursion last weekend, the Canadian and I discussed the issues facing us as humans existing in a way that is contrary to how we’re supposed to. In modern cities, we are surrounded by people, and yet are more lonely than ever before. Cue today’s …

Post #36: The One Where I Shirk My Responsibilities

Welcome to the thirty-sixth post of the Great Writing Challenge of 2012. Five days a week for six months, I will be given a topic to write about. The stipulation: it must be 250 words (or more), and positive in tone. If you would like to suggest topics for me to write about, please email me at TheRebeccaProject [at] gmail [dot] com. This is the post where I shirk my responsibilities and tell you just how sore and tired I am. I AM SO SORE AND TIRED! I cannot possibly sit here and tell you all about it because that would be super boring for all concerned. So I am going to make myself a cuppa, lay on the floor to stretch out my back and watch the final episode of Downton. I know, I know! I promised. But I can’t. We have walked miles today, eaten at Off The Grid (Chairman Bao is the best food truck in San Francisco!) and cavorted around like jedis with lightsabers. Oh, yes. It was a brilliant day. …