Monthly Archives: July 2012

The One Where Connor Plans to Gok Himself Silly

So, last night’s post was very depressing. I’m sorry, folks. Writing it was enormously cathartic. I felt whooshes of relief after writing it. But I’m very sorry if it saddened or worried other people. People’s reaction to it has been … Continue reading

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Failure

I don’t really know what to write. I don’t really know what to do. This morning I was supposed to drive to Crossmaglen and run in a 10 km race. I didn’t. Since Tuesday night, I had been planning to … Continue reading

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Car-ma

So, I was feeling good on Friday. I had run a lot last week, and life in general was heading in the right direction, and my weekend in Sligo was bound to be far, far better than the last weekend … Continue reading

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Connor 2.0

Tonight, I make a return. I’m driving to Sligo to give one of my weekend courses there. The last time I gave a course in Sligo, I had no money. I had cut my LaserCard in two to stop myself … Continue reading

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I choose happy

I’ve been waiting about a month to write this post. For weeks I’ve been telling myself, “I’ll be better tomorrow.” But I wasn’t. Until today. After 6 weeks of pretty much non-stop bingeing, I’ve seized control back. Whoop! I knew … Continue reading

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ALL OF THE VODKA

It’s Monday night. And I have a splitting headache. I’m still hungover from Saturday. I was teaching this afternoon when I felt a wetness trickling down my left shoulder toward my chest. I assumed I was bleeding. “Should I carry … Continue reading

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Why I eat

I’m sad. I am. A friend of mine thinks that students in Transition Year in school should have to do a course called “Life’s hard”. I know that I, for one, still feel unprepared for all the crap life entails. … Continue reading

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