Lord, y’all. Last week was spring break and let me tell ya. It was super nice to not have to be anywhere at the crack of dawn. That already makes the day more calm. Of course, I had double the work though with my doctor and another doctor because I was covering for one of the other girls. Yes, I actually do have a job in case you didn’t know that. I am a medical transcriptionist and I type for an ENT doctor. So it’s mucus and ear wax and tonsils all the live long day. Been doing that for about ten years now.
In addition to being a work-at-home transcriptionist, I am also a habitual procrastinator with “throw in the towel” tendencies. I have great ideas, but that’s usually all they end up being. What I mean is that I often put things off because either I don’t have the time to concentrate enough to finish the whole thing at once or else the task seems beyond overwhelming, so I will eventually very likely give up on the thing completely. It’s like, the moment has passed and whatever I had in my head has just kinda fizzled.
This is the case with a lot of current events. I’ll see something on the news or online and immediately start to write about it in my head. But then by the time I actually sit down at the computer, the media (and the attention of the public) is already on something new. Of course, I guess in reality that might not be such a bad thing. I have a big mouth and big opinions and so maybe that’s God’s way of keeping me from spouting off and saying something stupid or offending someone (which isn’t really hard to do anymore). Unfortunately, sometimes I find a work-around and throw an angry or frustrated thought up on Facebook. That’s ended badly more than once.
I’m planning though on trying a new creativity tactic. On this last episode of Jane the Virgin…P.S. if you don’t watch that show, you should. It is stinking hilarious and one of my favorites! Anyhow, in this last episode, Jane immediately wrote her thoughts down right when a thing happened. She wrote on scrap paper, napkins, or whatever she had, but she wrote in the moment right in the middle of feeling what she was feeling. Maybe I should give that a go for a few days and see what happens. Maybe I’d have more things to write about that way. (I also have the attention span of a gnat and the memory of….of a…….I don’t know. Whatever thing has a short memory. I probably should be on medication. Maybe I’d actually get something done.)
Anyway. That’s all I’ve got for today. At least for now. And obviously my brain is all over the place. I just re-read what I wrote and sheesh. If you’ve read this far, then good on you. You probably got further than I would have if I weren’t the one typing. But I’m hoping to get in a habit of writing more, so in the meantime, please forgive my nonsense drivel.