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I must be crazy...

  1. emievil profile image80
    emievilposted 7 years ago

    I just asked for a re-assignment on my only writing project this week. I stand to earn almost $200 from that but I seem to be feeling down lately and I haven't really made any progress on writing the report. Rather than forcing myself (and producing a low-quality report), I had it re-assigned.

    Has this ever happened to you? Anyone?

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image64
      prettydarkhorseposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      emievil are you ok? I hope you get over what is bothering you for now, and you can always continue writing for them again after sometime, hugs,

      1. emievil profile image80
        emievilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Physically, yep. Emotionally, uhm, not sure. Nothing in particular. Just not feeling that good at the moment. Don't worry, I have this like once a month then it goes away smile.

        1. prettydarkhorse profile image64
          prettydarkhorseposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          it will go away soon emie, it happens to everybody, hope it will be soon so you can go back to normal,

          It happens to me when I miss my children, I just sit down take a deep breath and write a poem, do you like to share and write a poem about it, then post it, cmon write one, ok, hugs again

          1. emievil profile image80
            emievilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            er no poems please. Maybe a rant? big_smile

            1. prettydarkhorse profile image64
              prettydarkhorseposted 7 years agoin reply to this

              ok do it hahaha

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      Crazdwriterposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I get that way a lot Emi where I don't want to write or do anything. But that is because I have no job. We all have down days...it's normal unfortunately. I hope that things pick up for you!

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        A Texanposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Here kitty kitty

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          Crazdwriterposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          *hiss* *scratch* *hiss* lol

    3. TheGlassSpider profile image73
      TheGlassSpiderposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Sometimes we all need a break. I don't know if this is how it is for you, but as a freelancer I spend just about as much time LOOKING for work as I do doing it. That on top of earning a Master's degree and some days I really have to say "No" when a client sends a proposal...even if I would really like the money.

      It sounds like you need some rest, relaxation, and rejuvenation. Try to take a day planned all around relaxing things that you like, but don't normally get to do. You deserve it, and probably you need it.

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    Justine76posted 7 years ago

    i have never had anything reassigned, as there isnt anyone to reassign TOO. But i would if i could. sometimes stuff just doesnt get done. i hope you feel better soon. dont be hard on yourself, everyone needs a break somtimes. smile

  3. emievil profile image80
    emievilposted 7 years ago

    Thanks Justine smile.

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      Justine76posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      smile  more then welcome

  4. theirishobserver. profile image60
    theirishobserver.posted 7 years ago

    Dont panic, take a few minutes relax, have a coffee, read the news, do something else for a while, clear the mind, then get back to your assignment, go for a walk, but never panic.....

    1. emievil profile image80
      emievilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks theirishobserver. Actually, the re-assignment has been done already. I had it the project for 4 days and I haven't done anything concrete. Usually, when this happens, I know I'm not meant to do the project so I usually unload it to somebody who can. smile

  5. Beth100 profile image78
    Beth100posted 7 years ago

    I'm in the same position as you are in.  sad  I haven't had it re-assigned, but I'm motivating myself by reading a few light articles, taking some time to enjoy the day and getting plenty of sleep. I feel better today, and can actually think about the writing.  Sometimes, we just need to let the brain rest, let the body enjoy some restful time and sleep always helps.  It's taken me two weeks to reach this point...  I understand that yours is due this week, so you've a more tight time constraint.  Don't worry, just your body telling you to take some time for yourself. 

    I hope you'll feel better Emi!!! (((HUGS)))

    1. emievil profile image80
      emievilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      *hugz back* Thanks Beth. The re-assignment is done. I think I did the right thing because I'm starting to feel better already smile.

      1. Beth100 profile image78
        Beth100posted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I'm glad that you're feeling better. That was the right decision.  smile Now, go outside and enjoy the weather (if it's nice where you are)!!!  And, I'll buy lunch today!  big_smile

  6. myownworld profile image79
    myownworldposted 7 years ago

    Writer's block...! How many of us suffer from it sometimes....esp. when it's for a 'job' rather than pure enjoyment. I think it's more like the 'pressure' of getting the assignment done that's probably getting to you.....? Well, just focus on other things for a while, and then one morning brace yourself for it and just get it done with! smile meanwhile, here's a hug!

    1. emievil profile image80
      emievilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      *hugz* Thanks myownworld. I think you're right on the pressure as we also have deadlines in my 'offline' work. Maybe after these deadlines I can go back to my writing jobs smile.

  7. emievil profile image80
    emievilposted 7 years ago

    Thanks Beth. I'd like to have a big pizza with everything on it big_smile. But have to go to sleep  now. It's almost midnight here. I'll dream about that free lunch Beth smile.

  8. emievil profile image80
    emievilposted 7 years ago

    Thanks everyone for your posts and for making me feel better. Will go to sleep now. Good night all!

  9. Beth100 profile image78
    Beth100posted 7 years ago

    Good night Emi!!  Have a good sleep! big_smile

  10. prettydarkhorse profile image64
    prettydarkhorseposted 7 years ago

    nighty night

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    A Texanposted 7 years ago
 
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