Monday, December 3, 2012

Can't blog any more


Can’t do this... Yes, I can, No – I can’t.

Been the 4th day of blogging and this is how it’s gone for me:

Day 1 – Yippeee! What a genius idea to blog every day for a month!

Day 2- Ummm.... Can I skip today?

Day 3 – Now, what do I blog about that I haven’t already?

Day 4 – Yikes! 27 days left...

I’ve been a great starter, but a middling continuer, and a lousy ender. I’ve got a real problem ending anything that I start. Yoga – started twice and stopped half-way! Diets – started every 1st of January, and ended by 2nd of January. New Year’s resolutions of course, aren’t meant, as everyone knows to be resolved – so forget those! Karate – started in school, French – started in college, cartooning – started in post-grad, keeping accounts – started on my first job. None have continued – not one lousy good habit.

Aha – that’s probably it! The lousy habits have no trouble at all continuing. Like two cups of coffee when I wake up... like reading in bed in flickering lamp light.... like never doing today what I can do tomorrow...

Now the real question is whether I’m this loser kind of person who lacks any shred of will power or purpose in life? Do I deserve a lecture on Wills and Ways etc.? Is someone going to dig out a childhood  syndrome for ‘always giving up’ or ‘getting things easy’? Or am I just a normal egg-head who takes on more than I can chew? Would love to hear if there are any of you out there who are the same.... not egg-heads, but you know what  I mean.

29 comments:

  1. Meeeeeeeeeeeeeee... that's why I can't have you giving up that will make me give up....

    Don't you dare give up you are no loser.. (we have one in the gang!!!!! hahahaha)

    And if any encouragements don't work and all the sweet messages all friends write don't work remember I will come and whack you... so get to it.... I mean it

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  2. hahaha Jane, honestly I could have written this post, probably not as brilliantly though :). You are so right on how easy it is to continue the lousy habits, take me with trying to drink enough water now.. 2-3 days GREAT.. 4th day slow slide begins.. until end of 5th day - did I drink just 1 glass all day?!!!

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    1. aparna, thanks for sharing co-egg-head memories!

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  3. ha ha ha I so know what u mean... I was struggling sitting in front of the laptop for one hour yesterday ;)

    but together we will sail through

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    1. aye aye captain! and a great one at that. you're doing a good job of keeping us on the seas!

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  4. Sounds familiar....yet to finish the second one's baby album....and the baby is nearly 6 now...! My home accounts are horrible.....

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  5. TRY...and you might,
    DON'T...and you certainly won't!!!
    So,just hang on there...so far so good...keep going!!Love your posts!!

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    1. Thanks Leela, and I can see where your kids get their will power from.

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  6. Ha ha ha..... that description fits me to a t.... all marvellous intentions but ...........i can usually get things done only under the pressue of the very very very last-est minute... like packing for trips i hv known abt for ages... it will hv to be 2 hrs before leaving!!!

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  7. But in this one matter you have NO choice... my december warmth, light and sanity depend on reading your blog EVERY single morning..... got it???? When u feel like giving up just think of poor me shivering in the dark...... haahaaa..... is that enough or shall i go on ;-)

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  8. Ha ha ha (imagine the superficial-on-stage-villain kind of laughter please) I shall trump you all in starting-lots-of-stuff-but-not-finishing-most-of-them :D From the drinking more water every day to doing just 15 counts of abs every day to New Year resolutions I just suck at all of them! :( Surprisingly I haven't hit that mark in the this blogathon yet. The moment might not be far off!

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    1. Hehe. That was funny! And I do hope you don't hit the No-MOre point during Dec.

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  9. LJ, you know how '3M Post-it' was invented, don't you? ;-) just keep posting, you are so 'post-it' we can't do without you :-)

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    1. Alok, I'm still wondering how I managed to complete my 9 month term for each pregnancy.:)

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  10. love that how did i manage d pregnancies :D crazy u r ! and yes d lousy habits come with that fevicol ka jod! talk about it.. but together we will all sai thru... righty :)

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  11. Egg head is my second name...been there done that & still going strong! I think that's what makes life interesting! Guess how boring life it would be if everything in life went according to the clock,precision style (even the Swiss consider themselves boring)! But I have to say, we Indians are the masters of 'Jugaad' by hook or by crook, we get there in the end! So keep at it Jandy - you have two lovely "Stegasaurouses" to prove that you can do it!

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    1. Love it. You are now S. Egghead Roy. Which makes it Segghead! My new name for you!

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    2. P.S. They are tyrannosauruses, not stegos, make no mistake! tee hee. what's k? a gentle brachiosaurus?

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    3. There's nothing gentle about K, so no brachiosaurus for her. She prefers a ankylosaurus or a tyrannosaurus! But at the moment she's pretending to be a mammoth :)

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    4. the tiniest cutest mammoth ever!

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  12. I am about to write a similar post one day. Infact it is in the draft already. I have given up dancing, reading a book a week, yoga... :( I dont know how many days/weeks/months have gone by like this. :) But I am still cheerful about it. aah.. I will get there some day.

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    1. I think everyone's going to reach this moment, yup. Would love to read your take on it though

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