Writing 101 #9

What would I do with extra time? Would I write?

Time is not really my enemy. I mean I never have enough time but do I want more?

The long and short answer is yes and no. My life is governed by my energy levels. There are days when I get out of bed at 0600, have a shower and go to the gym and there are others when I get out of bed at 09:00 and have my breakfast.

I go to bed most evenings about 22:00. I now ask myself where would this extra time fit and could I put it to good use?

On a good day I can give myself extra time by staying up a bit later but I do not use it productively as I usually just watch the TV. After 19:00 I am the proverbial couch potato so adding extra time into my day wouldn’t benefit anyone, least of all me.

The extra time I would like wouldn’t be an extra hour or two per day; I would love time, and energy, to smell the roses, to appreciate nature, to appreciate the world in which we live. An extra week or two each year would suit me better than an extra hour or two per day. After my extra time smelling the roses I would still have time in my ordinary day to write about the smell.

For now my day has 24 hours and sometimes the hours pass by ever so slowly and others skip past so fast that I don’t realise the time is gone.

My favourite advertising  phrase of all time is “We cannot save time, we can but spend it wisely”

Advertisements
Categories: Just thoughts | Tags: | 7 Comments

Post navigation

7 thoughts on “Writing 101 #9

  1. Have you read The Spoon Theory by Christine Miserandino?

    http://www.butyoudontlooksick.com/articles/written-by-christine/the-spoon-theory/

    I can really relate to this. I just don’t have enough spoons. 😦

  2. “We cannot save time, we can but spend it wisely” I like this phrase, It is a good wake-up call. I’m going to use it if you don’t mind.

    • Declan Groeger

      No problem. I saw it originally in an advertising campaign and it stayed in my mind

  3. Declan Groeger

    I usually have enough and rarely too much.

  4. luckykaye

    I find that however much spare time I have, it is never enough! 🙂

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

anansi2050

Deep Thoughts and Ideas

@ODCoalition

Improve Access to Ontario Health Services

Caitlin Jean Russell

Travel Tips, Photographs and Experiences

Ireland, Multiple Sclerosis & Me

Potholed brain, kickass mind!

Dinosaurs, Donkeys and MS

My life: teaching, acting and living with MS

Multiple experienceS

a day in the life with multiple sclerosis

Tripping Through Treacle

Stumbling my way through life with Multiple Sclerosis

mummy2boys

Single mummy to boys with MS

BizViz Net

Welcome to the Biz Viz Network, an on-line community for blind and VI business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs

playlifeoutloud

one day it'll all make sense.

Two Rooms Plus Utilities

Written from the heart, this is the unadulterated truth of live with multiple chronic illnesses and being housebound. My life open for you to follow. Please join me

dreaming the questions

Am I a bird that skims the clouds along, or am I a wild storm or a great song? - R.M. Rilke

BBHwithMS

Inappropriate MMJ Momma - Living With Multiple Sclerosis and Finding The Reasons to Laugh and Smile

MSnubutterflies

My Walk..........Living With MS

Ashley's Life with Multiple Sclerosis

"Through every dark night, there is a brighter day." -Tupac

Tripility

Tripility is a user driven travel resource, giving disabled people, those with dietary requirements or families of children the informed choice for their trip.

%d bloggers like this: