on July 30, 2008 in Ze Bloggy Goodness with 4 comments by

It’s rare that I run out of things to say. I’ve been pondering a blog topic for about 24 minutes now and haven’t come up with anything life-changing, so I’ll just bring on ye old stream of consciousness, which usually ends up a wee bit weird.

I’m an hour away from eating lunch with some teacher friends, I have a short but important list of things I need to purchase from Target, and the sundry items left to pack in my room are annoying me- almost like they are humming at a pitch that pains my ears. Know what I mean?

I have managed, quite successfully, to completely load the next three days with social activities, seeing people, returning borrowed items, spending time with some kids I love, etc.

But the unfortunate thing that I can’t shake is this complete exhaustion that hangs on my back. I think its the remnants of Scotland- the fact that it was constantly in my mind from October 07 until last week. I’m just still so tired. I could, with little to no complaint, remain here, in my bed in my pajamas, for upwards of the entire day. And that can’t be right. But it feels oh so right.

I know I’ll regret it. If I stay in bed all day. I’ll regret not seeing people that I love before I move. I’ll regret not checking to see if my legs work today. Come 6pm, I’ll wonder how it was even possible that I could remain in one spot, give or take a flip or a flop, for 20 hours. Trust me. I wondered that on Monday.

So I’m getting up. I’m choosing life over tired. I will leave Marietta on Sunday and at some point, tired will go away. I’d rather live Marietta and let tired just disappear instead of living tired and having Marietta disappear.


  1. Kristin
    posted on Jul 30, 2008 at 7:59 PM  |  reply

    Annie! We are in the exact same boat…except you move from Marietta on Sunday and we move there on Monday…I too am exhausted…but I got back from Costa Rica a week before you got back from Scotland…so I really don’t have an excuse anymore…really tired of seeing boxes…lots of people I should see but running out of time really really quickly (not to mention my sis gets married saturday so that’s taking priority over all!) So sad I’m missing you by a day!!

  2. steve and randel hambrick
    posted on Jul 31, 2008 at 2:20 AM  |  reply

    press on, my friend. NO REGRETS.

  3. Mac
    posted on Jul 31, 2008 at 7:05 AM  |  reply

    great one downs…

  4. posted on Aug 04, 2008 at 8:38 AM  |  reply

    It sickens me that I’m out of town when you move. I’m coming to Nashville before August is up.

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