Monday, February 1, 2010

Brain Pain is Lame

That sort of rhymes. Almost.

But it IS totally true. Thank you all for your nice words and get well wishes.

My brain is doing much better now and was even functional enough for me to make it to the other side of the mountain for a loverly lunch with some writing peeps earlier today.

I have found something that does NOTHING to help cure brain pain.

That is ... your internet going down because your provider has switched from copper cables to fiber optics and FORGOT TO TELL YOU!?!?! Who does that?? Seriously.

So after I was fully recovered from the migraine, all ready to get back on my blogging feet, I found ... I had no internet. For almost 3 days.

Blogs went unwritten.

Twitter went barely touched. (Only updated because I am setup for text to tweet .. lol!)

And, most sad of all, crops went unharvested, resulting in a withery, wilted farm.

BUT there was a sunny side to this. You see, without the distraction of the internet, calling, whispering, taunting me, I was able to bust out the red pen and printed copy of my ms and .... that's right, REVISE!

So, yes, for every brain pain and down DSL-line, there is a bright side. And it's rewriting your book!

Er... that sounded so much better in my head. But trust me. It's a good thing!


L.T. Elliot said...

I'm still so sorry about the brain pain. I hope you feel better soon. Congratulations on the revision!

Tess said...

Glad you are feeling better. And, it is SO true about how much writing I get done on those non internet days. I love blogging - it makes me feel part of a community and I learn so much, but unplugging from time to time is also important.

Elana Johnson said...

Way to go on the revising! You rock! And it was so fun to see you yesterday. We should do that monthly or something. :)

Stina Lindenblatt said...

Oh I HATE migraines!!!!

I discovered the benefit of going unplugged last year during our vacation. The place we were staying didn't have wireless. Gasp!!!! So while my mother-in-law was entertaining the kids (God I love her!), I discovered how productive I could be in an hour when all I could do was write. Now when I start surfing instead of writing, I hike down to the basement and unplug the internet. :D