Break.

OK, so if you follow me on Twitter and have seen the (very few) tweets I've written these past few days, you'll know that I haven't been in a very good mood. I haven't been writing or listening to new music or whatever and it's really getting into my head.

I don't really have to tell you why I want a short break from blogging but it'll help me get some stuff off my chest so why not.

We have this ethnic dance/song contest coming up NEXT WEEK and we were only told about its' existence last friday. Our adviser has never had a class lose any competitions so there's no excuse not to win. The only problem is, there's only about 6 of us doing the music and the people designated for the dancing aren't making an progress. I and my friends have been working our butts off, frantically trying to transport two large sets of Philippine gongs (kulintangs that only fit in Pajeros.) from my house to school while learning everything and cleaning up the performances. I've hardly had any sleep since Saturday thinking of what the crap I'm going to do.

That's the first reason - I've hardly had any sleep at all and I'm buried in academic and extra-curricular work.

Then there's the fact that I don't think I won that literary award that literally means my future to me. I haven't gotten a notification letter and the awarding ceremony is on September 1. I know I shouldn't let it affect me because it's 'just an award' and I can try again next year but it's easier said than done. I frankly don't want to think about my future right now because I don't think it's very bright and I don't think people see me as a very good writer.

So there. No blogging from me for a certain period of time - not sure. Just wish me luck trying to figure out what the crap I'm gonna do in the next few days.

8 comments:

  1. Take as long as you need! Let everything settle down and you get everything straight and everything else should fall into place....!

    Best of luck!

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  2. Hey, that's NOT true Nikki! You're one of the BEST writer I know ;)

    Will wait for the come back and good luck with EVERYTHING you do!

    CHEER UP!!! :D

    //beE

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  3. You know we will all support you no matter what you do. I'm glad you're taking some time for yourself. Sometimes life gets frustrating, but eventually, that passes.

    We'll wait patiently for your return, sweetheart. :) Hope everything's alright.

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  4. Cheer up! I think you're a brilliant writer. Just don't put so much pressure on yourself!

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  5. Aaron - I hope so, although right now there doesn't seem to be that much I can control.

    BeE - Thanks! I'll catch you online one of these days!

    Mel - You seriously give the best advice!

    Mike - I highly doubt that right now but thanks for the compliment!

    Thanks so much guys for the support but even if I'd love to blog in the coming days (or get the time - I'm buried in schoolwork.), I kinda pulled a muscle on my right hand (near my thumb) so uh, I can't type that much.

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  6. I think I need to have a break too!
    You're a damn good writer nikki!

    Good luck on your extra activities. and we'll surely miss your work. (for at least a certain amount of time)

    Toodles!

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  7. I hope it's not too late but Good Luck with everything! =)

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