If you have to give yourself a grade, do you do it on a curve? Or is there a little bit of tough love and honesty from your psyche coming through?Today my assignment is to evaluate how I’ve done in this challenge so far. Hmmmm. Okay. I don’t know if I can brilliantly write this assignment, but I guess I can be honest. And I also think I’m going to go the tough love route!
I feel like I’m back in the saddle with my cowboy hat on, but I’m not quite riding out to catch any little doggies yet. (Not quite sure why this analogy pops up, but it’s a Friday and I’ve had dinner and a hard soda so I’ll just go with it.) I’m comfortable with my writing, in the routine, and know that I need to start to swing that lasso out to some verbiage that is a little more…. well… verbose. I’m also a little worried that a few days away with create some interruption on this little experiment.
There are no heavy eyes or intermittent yawns from doing this. Except for the one that just leaked out because it is Friday and because I did have that hard soda. I am actually energized by this, especially when I wake up and see what my challenge is for the day ahead.
I wouldn’t quite say I’m a better writer as of yet from this experience. But I do notice my intentional thoughts have changed toward this website. That is, they’ve come back in the midst of a lot of client and project work.
Halfway down, half to go. It seems easier than a diet, honestly. I’m not depriving myself of things I love, rather I’m just adding to them through words and developing them. Curvaceous, lovely words that aren’t judged and rather exalted by other writers. That is what I’m heading for, right now it seems like this is just super skinny wording. About as skinny as my wrists and calves, which are the tiniest parts of me 🙂
I think sometime the words fail me when I’m tired. The creativity has bled out throughout the day and there’s not enough left to put pen to paper, or in this case key to monitor, so something very distinct happens. The writing becomes bland. You know how it is if you don’t love water, right? (I love water but I know not everyone does.) So people add Mio and all other kinds of drips and drops in flavor families of every kind to make the water taste better. I need Writing Mio at the end of the day.
The one thing I will recognize is that I haven’t been writing as early in the day, and that may be the reason why creativity is lacking at times. I’ve just been so busy with clients that I put myself on the back burner. On this. On working out right now. On the things that mean something to me and my quality of life.
Booyah– that was an evaluation! Now what to do with it….