How long has it been since I’ve had a real Tired Tuesday post? Has it been a whole week already? (Um, that was a joke.) I have no real reason to be so tired. I went to bed in a timely fashion last night. I worked a normal eight hour day. We’ll blame it on the weather. Some people thrive in the heat and humidity. Some of us, not so much.
I did write today. Before my shift at work began I wrote diligently on an article to submit to Mohawk Valley Living magazine. I concluded it on a break and felt pleased. That was when I realized something about myself. When I finish a piece of writing, my impulse is to stop. I think, “Ah, done,” and I want to close the notebook and move on to something else not writing. I don’t think this always happens, but it certainly happened to me today.
However, I did not want it to happen today. I couldn’t think what to write a blog post about, but I had another topic for the magazine. I looked in my notebook, to see if I had started anything on it. I had not but found a letter I had started to a friend two weeks ago. I worked on that. I consider that all writing counts. Full disclosure: I spent one break working on a crossword puzzle with a co-worker. I do like that mental stimulation.
I felt dreadfully tired for most of the day. That is why I believe the weather is to blame. Back home from work, I ran in place on the mini-tramp for 22 minutes. It was not easy. I think I run faster on the mini-tramp than I do on the sidewalk. It is definitely bouncier. When I finished that I felt so tired I didn’t want to continue standing long enough to take a shower. However, with the amount of sweat and stink I had accumulated by then, the shower was the best place for me.
I managed to type my article into the computer, looking a couple of things up, adding and editing. I like to think I’m a good writer. I emailed the article to my husband Steven, so he can offer his opinion.
But my blog post, my blog post, I MUST publish a blog post! So as you see, I sat at the laptop and just typed. I hope my readers will find some entertainment in my words. Happy Tuesday, everyone.