One of the things that I’ve had to get used to again in regard to being in a relationship is the amount of time spent in transit.
Sheesh. Let’s just say my Kindle is getting a workout.
My last serious relationship moved two blocks from me; that was much easier than the hour long train ride I’m contending with these days. Albeit seriously awkward when we broke up. It’s hard to be a good blogger when you’re never near your computer. That settles it; the fella is going to have to move from the Upper West Side to Brooklyn. It’s just practical.
My last few days have been spent in transit from Long Island (where I’ll be pretty regularly over the next few weeks as my parents prepare to move), Brooklyn, and the fella.
Once I settled into my real life (re: my couch) I did something I hadn’t done in a really long time: I spent a whole day writing. You would think, being a writer, that that would be the norm. But what usually happens is that I wake up in the morning, pump out a few things for work, and then spend the rest of the day trying to avoid writing my book.
Yesterday I decided I didn’t care if my samples were perfect, if I was going to get on with this process I needed to send them into the powers that be. So I did. Now I feel like I’m going to yackle, and like I should reread everything I’ve submitted over and over again until I get feedback. I’m going to go ahead and not do that, but it’s tempting. I should have feedback to work from by early next week.
Despite how all of this sounds, this is actually something I want to do.
So, I skipped the gym in lieu of typing and feel more accomplished for it. But I’m back at the gym today, I’ve got four weeks to get my arms and shoulders in tip-top strapless dress shape.
Egg white omelet with ham and tomato
Whole wheat pasta with broccoli rabe and grilled turkey breast
My new favorite salad. Warm garbanzo bean salad with egg, chickpeas, croutons, arugula and tahini.
They also serve it with lemon juice and olive oil on the side, but I find that the tahini is dressing enough.