Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Distracted


I'm having one of those days where the ADD is threatening any chance of productivity. I'm not even sure why I just can't bring myself into focus today. I've given in to one of my standby methods to center myself- eat a big meal, take a short nap, and turn on an old familiar movie. Instead of the usual results, I'm even more distracted.
My knee is a little achey. I remember how I twisted it, and it makes me laugh.
The knot on my forehead is pounding. I feel like I've grown a second head up there.
I can't help but notice that one of the speakers in the surround sound system is out of place. I cannot possibly be expected to focus until the sub-woofer is thumping out the growling engines of the USS Enterprise in just the right location.
That pile of laundry isn't going to do itself.
Why have we not invented automated laundry yet? NASA needs to get on that.
Maybe I should spend a few more minutes proofing my manuscript today, and come back to writing this other article later?
Not including blogging, I will write about 20 pages of material today. And edit about 20 more pages.
Maybe I should invest in reading glasses.
I love it when the couch vibrates from the surround sound.
I forwarded myself, from one email account to the other, 6 emails today. Not one has come through yet. I checked spam and the sent files. This is the third time this has happened. Black hole bizarre.
I hate that I don't have a very good facial memory. I remember people when I see them. But when I close my eyes and try to picture a face, I can never do it.
I didn't put in just one movie. I put in 5 (Star Trek, Harry Potter 7, Martian Child, He's Just Not That Into You, and Serenity). And now I'm wishing I had a 10 disc changer, because I want to put in some more movies.
I need to have a Star Wars movie marathon. I've never watched all 6 in a row. That would be fun.
Blogging isn't helping me focus either.
It's going to be a long day. 

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous5:16 PM

    Ha Ha, I too have had days like the one you are now having! Only to find that whatever I thought I was supposed to be doing needed to wait instead of me forcing things - the next few days should be very productive for you! Thanks for your writings.

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