Wednesday, March 24, 2010


I feel like I'm waiting on a lot right now. I'm actually sort of scared for when answers start rolling in.

I know I've written about waiting before, and what to do with yourself in the meantime, but what do you do when what you're waiting on seems to consume everything around you?

I get butterflies in my stomach every time I think about what I'm waiting for. It's not good for my disposition.

So, instead, I'm trying to take my own advice and focus on something else-- my wedding. I get giddy every time I think about walking down the aisle, and I'm sure that obsessing over what time the ceremony will be and where to stamp the invites is much more productive than worrying about things I have no control over.

Even if they are really wonderful, amazing things.

I am happy with the life that I have, and I have so much already. So I'll focus on what I do have and let the answers roll right on by, whenever they come. Doesn't mean I won't be investing in Hershey Co. for a few weeks. Chocolate soothes the bitterest soul :)

I know I've asked this before, too, but I could use a reminder today: what do you do to keep your sanity while you're waiting on something?


  1. Distract myself. Plain and simple. If I'm not thinking about what I'm waiting for, then I won't get stressed.

    Or that's my theory at least.

  2. When you get a solid answer to your question, let me know. Waiting is killing me. I don't think it's the worst thing about querying, but it's certainly up there on the list.

    I'm glad you have your wedding to distract you. I've plunged back into Book #2 to keep me from going insane!

  3. My sanity's gone... long gone. Now I'm just a grumpy, crazy bear.

  4. I do what you do and focus on something else. My kids are always a good distraction, and there's the Game Show Network. :)

  5. Wedding! I'm so happy to hear you're looking forward to that. I'm very good at distracting myself from waiting on things. Mostly I disappear into my writing projects.

  6. Well, I'm sure my method won't work for you, seeing as you're getting married and I'm usually in a divorce state.

    But how about this distraction: I've given you an award on my blog. I'd like you make you happy; least for a few minutes.