Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Slowing going stir-crazy....




I feel like I am going crazy. My brain is spinning, my limbs are aching, and my fingers are itching. I want to do something crazy. I want to shake things up. Shake all of the monotony that I have allowed to creep into my life onto the floor, so that I am left bright, shiny and new.

I want to skydive, get another tattoo, run a marathon, book a trip SOMEWHERE and just go right. now. I want to ignore everything that I am supposed to be doing, all of the sensible life stuff, and just do anything and everything that occurs to me on the spur of the moment.

Spring has begun, and I feel like I am still stuck in the winter rut. I am tired of sitting indoors, waiting for adventure to happen. I need to go out there and find it. I need to get away from these ordered little suburbs, and lose myself in a big, messy city. I need to meet new people, make impulse decisions, and drink too much even though I have work the next morning.

I need to go on long night drives, spend days at the beach, and go to as many festivals as possible. I need to talk and laugh as loudly as possible, dance as badly as I want, and refuse to apologise for who I am.

Europe is still three months away, and I am going stir crazy. So I am going to take this feeling, this spark, this energy that has been slowly building up over the cold winter months, and make the most of it. I'm going to harness this feeling, and let it steer me wherever it wants. And most of all: I'm going to enjoy the ride.

Who's with me?

31 comments:

nancy said...

YES! I cannot agree more wholeheartedly!! that horrible itchy feeling has been consuming me (and yes, the thought of another tattoo or piercing has definitely been crossing my mind!) of late and I'm sick of it! I need to shake it off!

let me know what craziness you get up to!

Nicole said...

I completely agree, I need to shake things up a bit too! Let us know what you did to let the "crazy" out!

demie said...

two things :
thats one of the most funny ( and cool) descriptions of spring ever!!!
and
if your europe trip lead you all the way to Norway , please let me know : )

Malin said...

Yup, I'm feeling the itch! The summer has been slow, and mediocre. Lots of nice friend-evenings, but no real ACTION!!

Love said...

with u...:)

yesss!

Hazel said...

I get this urge to do something so much! Hope you get the excitement you're after :)

Sabrina said...

I'm with you!

You know, my cousin and I have this motto. It goes: "just because I can", which basically comes down to what it says. Sometimes we do impulsive, spontaneous things just because we can. A few weeks ago we decided to take a day trip to a village three hours away by train, or sometimes he drops by in the middle of the night to play World of Warcraft (just because he can), and I once booked a holiday in Turkey on a 3 days notice just because I could and just because I wanted to.

I think you should do something exhilarating, thrilling, spontaneous, impulsive - why not? You'll see that it will freshen you up - but I'm sure you've figured something out by the time I've posted this comment ;)

Looking forward to read what you did with the feeling!

Toni said...

I'm absolutely in!! Lol, I hate that feeling... I get it myself on a semi-regular basis... Wish I knew what the cure was!

ellie said...

As long as you've got the energy for it..GO...Basically, It may all start with me cleaning my room once again. That kind of bums me. Unfortunately.

lucy and sarah said...

Oh, the adventure of it. How exciting. & Europe..just 3 months away. Sounds as if some fun needs to happen soon.

Laura @ My Thoughts-Uninterrupted said...

Love it. Our seasons are obviously opposite here as we are heading into fall so I'm ready to settle down on the couch with a hot cup of caramel apple cider. Can't wait to read where your adventure takes you though!

Ashley said...

book a trip SOMEWHERE and just go right. now.

YES!!!!!! I think this very thought ALL THE TIME!

Where are you going in Europe?

iris said...

Dude. Day hiking is easy to find nearby. You can get out in the fresh air and see some crazy stuff.

Deidre said...

Come visit me in Melbourne :)

SJ said...

yep i hear you. i am desperate to hop on a plane and go somewhere, even just for a week but i can't take leave until november :(

but you should definitely go skydiving- it's SO much fun!

aki! said...

I wish I had that type of drive. I'm rarely inspired, especially at home. I never feel like doing anything.

However, I love it when people like you are inspirational.

seven-percentsolution.blogspot.com

Bethany Heron said...

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Charlotte said...

Great post! I definitely know that feeling. Also, I've given you a blog award so come see on my blog. :)

Jessie Humphries said...

Spring?! I had to go and look where you are, because around here aint no Spring! I'm in Vegas where it is still 115 degrees, and Fall should be on the way.
But I loved this post, and it made me want for a big change too. A moment of exhileration or excitement. Let's do it!

Poppies and Sunshine said...

I know this feeling! I get it quite often. I hate getting stuck in a rut. I hope you find away to shake these feelings away!

keishua said...

I have that feeling...I think its just about coming alive. It's feeling with longing for delicious adventure.

Norwegian Señorita said...

This could have been written by me a few months back! Now I am living my dream though, and I can't tell you how happy I am that I just did it! I understand you'r about to do the same!? Good luck and have fun with it!

kimbirdy said...

woo-hoo! i often feel this way at the end of winter, when i can feel a change coming with the spring breeze. everything feels new and different and endless possibilities await. it's such an energizing time. it inspires me to do so many things. i hope you are able to harness this feeling and do great things with it {whether that means skydiving or dancing or getting lost on some back roads}.

Ashley said...

Get ready for Ireland. One of my favorite places EVERRRRRRR :)

Aquí said...

I'm so with you! I'm going a bit stir crazy myself. Wish we were going into spring too :)

Aquí said...

I'm so with you! I'm going a bit stir crazy myself. Wish we were going into spring too :)

♥ Kaylan said...

I couldn't agree more. I'm in!

Brandi {not your average ordinary} said...

I know this feeling so well! Get out and go somewhere new -- even if it's only a new place in your neighborhood or city. There's nothing worse than having that restlessness and no immediate way to remedy it.

Lipsy said...

Similar feelings ....come down to India..I am sure you will have a great time exploring new places!!

Red Boots said...

I have never ever been a tattoo girl, but lately all I can think about is getting a tattoo somewhere. just as well I can't get one just now (pregnant) otherwise I might end up making a rash decision!

Jazzy E (hivenn) said...

Me, always. You write so beautifully. x hivenn