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Monday, November 8, 2010

A mild case of BlogDeath

In Lebanon we have a saying for death that I always found strange: "Kholso Zayteto", which litterally translates into "He ran out of oil"
They say everybody has a limited number of days, songs or stories in them.

In Lebanon we have a saying for death that I always found strange: "Kholso Zayteto", which litterally translates into "He ran out of oil". I guess in a way, I'm running out of oil.

Don't worry I'm not dying, at least not as far as I know. I've always been the kind of person to want to try everything, and keep up with everyone, and at that, I've done a terrible job lately. I've bit off much more than I could chew, I've over-extended myself in so many ways that I'm now overstretched, over-stressed, and quite frankly in need of a break. The funny part is that in my hopes of achieving everything I've set out to do, I forgot the most important rule about multi-tasking:

Only take on as many balls as you can juggle.

Needless to say, I've dropped quite a few balls, and I've left myself with nothing to show for my efforts.

I guess this is my desperate attempt at keeping myself from going crazy. I need to make room for the things that matter the most to me, and while writing has meant a great deal, it has become a burden for me to keep a tight blogging schedule, and the more I fell behind on my writing, the less I managed to get any writing done.

Which brings us to this: Survival First Life with Subtitles and Survival On The Go The On-The-Go Blog will be on indefinite hiatus.

I don't know how long a break I will be taking, or if I will be blogging again, but for now, this is my last post.
It's been great, hopefully it'll resume soon, but for now I need to find my center, or sanity, again.


Fadi "Shorty" Bitar


November 8, 2010 at 1:41 PM Sareen

NOOO!!!! You can't do this! I forbid you!

November 8, 2010 at 1:41 PM Danielle

I will miss you, but I know you will be back. After all, you were the one who told me, "As a blogger you will go through phases, ups and downs.." So take that break, you need it..we will be here when you're ready to come back! Cheers!

November 8, 2010 at 1:46 PM Anonymous

stay and i'll love you more than yesterday!

November 8, 2010 at 1:53 PM Just a test

@Sareen I'm sorry, this is something I need to do..
@Danielle I totally forgot that I said that.. you have an amazing memory (or I have a lousy one)
@Anonymous Thanks for the love (would love to have a name though) :)

November 8, 2010 at 2:08 PM Liliane

been there done that, completely understand you and hopefully will see you back on the blogging scene, if not.. well in christmas :D

November 9, 2010 at 9:23 AM Louis Karim

Take as much time as you need, AS LONG AS YOU COME BACK EVENTUALLY!

November 9, 2010 at 7:25 PM Reflectioneering

Fadi wrote: "...and I've left myself with nothing to show for my efforts."
I beg to differ. Let's just call it the well-deserved repos du guerrier. Take care of yourself.

November 9, 2010 at 7:27 PM Argumenthol

It is about survival first, after all.

November 30, 2010 at 2:21 AM Yasmine Zalek

So thats it? After all we've been through together, you pick up and leave?
You can't do that. C'est pas permis. Bring your ass back in here and WRITE.

December 16, 2010 at 11:19 PM Unknown


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