Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Life's High & Lows

When I can't settle down for the evening, I blog and release my thoughts to help me fall asleep...

After a series of highs, one (could) expect a low; it's how life simply balances itself, it seems.

Hilversum City Run 2012  22nd of April

Hamburg Marathon Relay 2012 29th of April
Marikenloop 2012  20th of May
Ladiesrun Rotterdam 2012 10th of June
Vechtloop 2012  24th of June
It's hard to remain neutral about certain situations. Even if you've been there before, and you know in the end, all will be alright.

You simply have to wait it out. There is - really! - no joy in being right for it's own sake, and be able to say it at the moment you want to state you are, and add stubbornly, "Just you wait and see!". *with shaking fists to prove your point*

It's never cool. It will not hasten the process of everything feeling all right. It will always, in the end, look awfully and painfully lame. Trust me on this.

There is much bliss though, in quietly acknowledging it to yourself, when the time has come. Not loudly to the person you wanted to prove yourself to (even if there is a huge temptation to say, "Nananananana!" and blow a raspberry!) . . .


Truly, situation where you find yourself frustrated to let yourself be heard but circumstances forces you to be quiet, can only make you a stronger person.

It's hard not to over-react, be overly emotional about certain situations. Specially, when it's something you are quiet sensitive about because you have to work extra hard on it.

You simply have to stay with your convictions because experience have shown how it's served you well.



Littlest while waiting for me to pass during the Ladiesrun Rotterdam 2012 5K

The pain I feel now, I have felt before. It makes being joyous, when the moments come, all the more sweet.


Ladiesrun Rotterdam 2012 5K, mijn liefste P happy with how the day went, as I!
Postscript after writing this blog:

I feel better now. :)

29 comments:

  1. Writing on our journal or blogging our heart away is I guess another way of releasing the tensions, our emotions. Yes, life is a series of highs and lows..but then just like one quote I've found, we have to attack LIFE, it's going to kill us anyway. Just attack life.... the right way!! Regards!

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  2. great job on following your bliss!

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  3. Sometimes you just have to vent out. I also have my share of vent out blogs and I always feel a lot better after I've written it.

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    1. You know, Franc your post, Grateful:

      http://francramon.com/?p=3857#comment-2429

      it gave me the necessary kick to share these thoughts here at my blog. I thank you for that!

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    2. You're always welcome. Glad I have in some way inspire you.

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  4. I'm happy you feel better now :)
    I believe writing, compared to talking about it, is sometimes more effective.

    Also, running it out (like in your pictures) is a great stress reliever :)

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    1. Thank you, Dems!

      I agree.

      Writing also helps in talking "better" about a certain situation.

      Sorting it out first mentally, then putting it into words, and eventually releasing it through the spoken words. The ideal stages of freeing oneself from "stress", and what blocks us from having a lighter spirit!

      Running is the cherry on top of the stress-relief sundae. hihihihi

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  5. Writing is always a constructive way of releasing pent-up emotions because after, things don't seem as bad.

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    1. Absolutely true, Teresa. :)

      I'm very grateful to blogging and fellow bloggers because both have helped me get over my hang-ups of using this medium as stress-reliever, and not only as a tool for creative expression.

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  6. awww.. glad for your achievements sis. And yes, I would have to agree with you on this one... as I also turn into writing whenever I need relaxing, helps ease some of my stresses away. :)

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    1. Thank you, sis!

      Writing is not only healing, but truly empowering. :)

      I hope to revisit this blog, and be able to remind myself that I have it in my hands to change how I react to certain difficult situations.

      The choice between wallowing in the pain, or doing something to release the pain!

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  7. "You simply have to stay with your convictions because experience have shown how it's served you well." ♥

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  8. The very main reason why I started blogging is for me to have an outlet and just release all my emotions whether it'll be positive or a negative one.

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  9. this is actually one of the reasons why I started blogging.
    to vent things out. and to share..keep doing what u do best sis. Share to inspire! :)

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    1. Thanks, sis!

      It is great to see an overwhelming number of fellow bloggers, who affirms the beauty of blogging to acquire a lighter spirit. :)

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  10. oh gezz! i followed your tweets and i got excited when someone is about to join a run! xx

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    1. Thanks, MaryJane! :)

      Twitter is a good source of who is running, when the next run is, and where it will be.

      I find it very exciting and motivating to follow.

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  11. Writing provides an opportunity to release pent-up emotions. Sort of a therapy for us. :)

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    1. Yesss, Kalabasa K. Kamote! :)

      Writing has been the most effective self-therapy, I've ever utilised. Just need to keep reminding myself not to delay applying it, when I need it.

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  12. Hi Sis,

    Totally love the use figure of speech to express your perspective in life :) I hope you'll feel a lot better now! ♥

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    1. Thanks, sis Kristel ♥! I do. :)

      Now, I should not forget again to use blogging right away instead of keeping things/issues bottled in. :D

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  13. It feels great to get your feelings and thoughts on paper. It's a good stress-reliever and is believed to increase longevity. :)

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    1. I can only say, I agree! :)

      Thanks, Rossel.

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  14. Over the years I've learned to choose my battles wisely... or sometimes I dont and that where I learn more because of the mistake that I made. i'm glad you feel better now =) I always find strength from God and from my family.

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    1. Thanks, Liezelice. :)

      Your words are full of wisdom.

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