Wednesday, April 18, 2012

it's a bad day; not a bad life

It’s one of those days, y’all.

I overslept. And I’m still zonked. I skipped my run that I planned for. On purpose. Forgot my Claritin. The dang allergies have my eyes all puffed up like a freakin’ drug addict who hasn’t slept in days. My Panky is developing the sniffles. Even had traffic on the way to work. Got attacked about project updates within 5 minutes of walking in the door. My kids have STAAR testing and projects galore, so they’re screaming, hyped-up whackjobs this week. I’ve already been head butted, spit at, and scratched so hard I bled. And it’s only 11:00 A.M.

Normally, I would just write off the day. It’s clearly not going to get any better, so why bother? Let me just phone it in and hang on by the skin of my teeth.

Not today, my friends. Not today.

Something won’t let me half-ass things today. Something is pushing me to adopt my good friend’s life philosophy of “you will not beat me”. And you know what? I think it’s probably the start of something big. (Okay, so part of it is a little bit “f you”-based, but you get my point, right?)

There’s a lot of little stuff that keeps me busy far beyond the hours I put in as a corporate America slave, and some days I just plain don’t want to bother with it. But it needs to be done, so today I will do it. I’m not making one of my checklists with 43 things on it, of which I’m bound to only accomplish 2. I’m not going to get mad at myself when I just want to go to sleep instead of making myself crazy trying to finish this one little thing.

I’ll make up the run I skipped this morning.

Because shit needs to get done, and -- crappy day be damned -- I’m going to do it.

But not before turning up some ridiculously loud Temper Trap.


  1. :) The glass is always full--even when it's "half empty", the rest is filled with air. So, it's always full. :)

  2. I like that! Totally stealing. ,)


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