Tag: tired

Obligation: What is it good for?

I keep hearing people ask me if I practice portions of my faith out of obligation. Of course I do. Then they make it sound like practicing my faith, or doing anything in life, as an obligation is negative. Why? Our life is filled… Continue Reading “Obligation: What is it good for?”

No Post, Too Tired

I’m still sick. I have a men’s retreat this weekend that is really intense. I have started doing my morning routine. However, with everything piling up, I did not have time for a well thought out post dotted with adorable pictures. Work has been… Continue Reading “No Post, Too Tired”

Depression is my motivation

I sit here Saturday night, exhausted but hopeful. I’ve been fighting massively with depression the last two months. It’s still there. Depression never really goes away. It’s a lot like an addiction. However, the past few days there’s been light. It’s like being in… Continue Reading “Depression is my motivation”

Updates 9/28/2015

It’s 6:41. I’ve been up since 5. I did the whole, lay there for half an hour and finally go. I’m up. Moon was still beautiful. As it was setting, it became massive. This is a good start to the day. So while I… Continue Reading “Updates 9/28/2015”

The Workout Chronicles: Day 1

I went to the gym today. It has been months since my last visit. I decided to try swimming. I arrived at 9:15 and was in the pool by 9:20. The lifeguard was kind and asked the kids to leave lane three so I… Continue Reading “The Workout Chronicles: Day 1”

Walls

“Stupid wall.” Paul inhaled deeply, bags dark under his eyes. He hadn’t even noticed until he was in front of a mirror. The darkness just crept up and suddenly it was nearly as large as his eyes. He put a hand on his face… Continue Reading “Walls”

EDDD, I hate you

Linda? Are you there? I looked at my calendar and at the last post. After flying along and easily doing one to three posts a day, I’ve finally reached that point. I don’t want to post today. I don’t want to do anything. I… Continue Reading “EDDD, I hate you”

NaNoWriMo is about Commitment, not Interest

I was going to be lazy. I had a rough end of the day. I’ve been watching TV and pondering sleep. After looking through FaceBook and seeing this, I remembered something: I want writing to be more than an interest. Nano is about commitment,… Continue Reading “NaNoWriMo is about Commitment, not Interest”

Sleep

Dark eyes convey dark words Unspoken but well known, A curse upon one’s sleep. They tell the friends something’s Wrong, but no words shall Be uttered. Warns the workers It’s not okay, but a smile is all The response. Trembling hands and feebled brain… Continue Reading “Sleep”

Exhaustion

The light fails behind clouds, Twilight sinks in and the world Goes dark. Flourescents turn on, But each a lie, a mockery. False illumination fills the night sky, While below the city crawls, drunk, Smelling of too many sweaty bodies. Words, curses, loose lips… Continue Reading “Exhaustion”