I didn’t bake anything awesome, or make any mistakes more stupid than usual to tell you about this week, so I was uninspired. Then I remembered Jack London’s quote, “You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.”
So I sat my butt down and started writing anyway.
No one wants to do what they do every single day. Even bakers, who love to bake probably don’t want to be up at 2 a.m. to start. Name the business, and there are days you just don’t feel like doing it, but you do. Add bad weather and it’s a miracle any job gets done.
I think I got burned out after so many years of working two to four jobs at one time to to make ends meet. I got tired, discouraged, and ran out of steam. Divorce tied a nice bow on it all.
But then I think about all the people who are sick, who’d give anything to just get up and have a normal day of work and I feel like a spoiled brat.
Persistence is the only difference between successful people and others left in the dust. So, I’m duking it out with my frenemy, who wants to sit on the couch and watch Netflix like a slug, and my friend, Persistence, who’s screaming, “Get your ass up and do what you have to do NOW!
She’s a cold bitch, but I kinda like her.