Monday, September 08, 2008

Motivation Lacking

I planned to write a super stellar post tonight about my wonderful weekend which led me across Texas for quality, intentional friend time.

But I just can't seem to muster the motivation. I kind of had one of those days like... well, like you bought a top that you weren't sure about, but you paid for it anyway thinking it might match an Anthropologie skirt you got on sale a few months ago but have had trouble finding coordinating pieces for... and you take the blouse home and realize it's much more mustard yellow than goldenrod, and you decide after a week or two of not wearing it to take it back. The tags are still attached and you held onto that receipt, so why not? You probably won't wear it anyway. You know what, definitely not going to wear it. It's cute, but not really you, and you don't have anything to wear it with.

So you go back to the boutique only to discover they have a weird return policy and you were supposed to return it after ten days. They can give you store credit, but the location is really not convenient for you, so you're still annoyed. All of a sudden, you hate that taxi cab-colored shirt and wish you had never laid eyes on it.

That scenario didn't happen to me to day, but as I sit here in my easy chair (hello, grandma phrase!), that's kind of how I feel. I'm sort of annoyed and dissatisfied and I think I could have avoided all of this buy just not buying that shirt on a whim.

Err, you know. Whatever.

Don't fret. That upbeat post about how much I love my friends is in the wings and shall emerge later this week!


Erin said...

Aww...I totally know that feeling!

Erin said...

P.S...Where in Seattle did you get engaged???

Stephanie said...

boo. I hate that feeling. And I usually try to ignore that I hate that zebra print cardigan that doesn't look so much like zebra print, but abstract lines circa 80's old lady sweater. I usually just go into denial about it, wear it a few times to prove to myself that it wasn't a waste of money, then bury it in my closet, never to be seen again.


Sorry about the funk. Don't get bummed about your test. Stay cheery and positive. I'm seriously practicing positive self-talk for my exam. Things like, "keep studying and I'll do great!" "I'm going to KILL this exam" "I still have plenty of time to study"
(I know, I know, I'm creepy). Just stick with it. Make any study time happy time: designate a cuddley chair to be your study chair, light a scented candle, have a tasty coffee (or small amount of wine) and have a nice time studying.
I have to do this to trick myself into studying- you know, pretend like I'm having fun when I study.

Longest comment ever. Buck up, Buttercup! Everything will be just fine! :)