Two Sentences Tuesday #11

With the deadline looming, there was a fluttering of something that could only be described as panic lurking in the depths of her belly, looking for an opportunity to rear its cowardly face and overwhelm her. Then she remembered that she was a master procrastinator who always came through with the goods when it mattered …

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This morning I cried

Because I've never been one to apply a gloss to what I write or make my life appear like a well-styled, impeccably filtered Instagram feed, I'm gonna fess up to the fact that I may have shed a tear or two this morning.  Ok, there was no may about it, this morning whilst washing up …

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A measure of performance

I'm in procrastination mode this evening.  Kids are in bed, kitchen is clean, mind numbing TV is making noise in the background.  But what isn't happening tonight however is the preparation work that I should be doing for my upcoming performance review. I'm actually one of those people who quite enjoy this time of year. …

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False starts and forgiveness

I did not get up early. I did not achieve what I wanted to today. I did not pass go or collect $200. Instead, I wandered aimlessly around the house wondering what my girls were doing on their first day in full time childcare. And I beat myself up over my inaction until lunch time. …

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The gap between intent and action

EEK! What started as an idea to talk about my colourful new blog title header and how it came to be, has now got the potential to become a PhD thesis!  So I'm going to make a concerted effort to rein in my thoughts on this one... if that is at all possible!  I had intended …

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