Wednesday, April 6, 2011

3 minutes =/= Half an hour

Day 95 of practice.

Ugh. I fell way short of my goal today. All I did was run through my solo -- although it was a pretty good run-through. There were a couple spots where I wasn't quite sure what I wanted to do tonight, but a lot of really good spots. Not bad for being in an utter and complete funk.

I wasted my afternoon, the time when I thought I was going to practice. Then I spent the evening working through some major obstacles in my life, which were standing between me and my dance goals. Hopefully tomorrow will find me ready to make some changes and work harder, but I don't know. One thing is for certain, though... when I've already been up until 2:30am, half an hour of dance practice is not the way to get to sleep... all those endorphins would just keep me awake. So three minutes it was. And if that makes me a failure at my goal, oh well. I'll just have to do better tomorrow.


  1. Hang in there, AJ. It WILL get better. I'm going through a tough time, too. And well, maybe some days a full 30 minute belly dance practice really aren't that important.

  2. I'm hanging in and I hope you are, too! I'm thinking good thoughts for you.

    Half an hour of practice no matter what sounded a lot easier in theory than it has been in reality!

  3. So true! There are times when the only way I can get through it is in those little 10 minute chunks.

    I've had a few "What was I thinking moments?" And we still have 269 days to go!!!

  4. Nonono, don't focus on how many days we have left... focus on the fact that we're already over 1/4 of the way through the year :) That's what keeps me from giving up, the thought that I've already managed to keep this up for over 3 months, so really, what's 9 more?

  5. There needs to be some sort of party at the end of this.

  6. Yes! Definitely! What's the mid-point between your side of the Valley and Tucson?


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