She's a super freak, super freak, she's super freaky!

I finished my last class of the summer session 6 days ago.

Six days.

And I’m already going squirley. Not even sure if that’s a word, but that’s what my family calls it. Squirley is the verb which refers to the fact that I can’t sit still - as in “to squirl.”
When left with too much free time on my hands, I climb the walls. Figuratively. Not literally. Although I have tried to climb the door frames. Saw my kids doing it, and I was like, “Move over, let me see if I can do that.” I couldn’t.

My friends always wonder how I can accomplish so much. I don’t even know how to answer that. I don’t understand how others don’t accomplish more.
I am currently reading “Eat Pray Love.” Normally I would have finished it long ago. I read the entire Twilight saga in less than a week AND I was studying for finals at the same time.
I’m not going to do a book report on “Eat Pray Love,” suffice it to say that the author is all about spirituality, and finding the deeper meaning of life. I prefer a little more action. A few more vampires. Still, I’m one of these people who has to finish a book once I start it. I’m trying to stay positive, I’m trying to see the beauty in the author’s writing, I’m trying to understand the meaning behind the words. But honestly, the most excited I’ve gotten so far is when she described how she found her guru, and I was like, “Oh, I want a guru too!”

I could probably really benefit from a guru. I need someone to level me out. I’m wound so tight. I’ve tried yoga, but it’s so slow. One of the moves called chaturanga is similar to a push-up. The first time the teacher talked us through the move, I was like, “Ok! Let’s do this!” I was ready to pump up four sets of 12. I was all revved up, then after three…three chaturangas, not sets… the teacher is like, “Alright. Let’s take a break and lay here for……..the rest of your life ’cause you just did 3 push-ups, you must be exhausted!!!!!”
UGH!
And sure, you yoga enthusiasts are saying, “Yoga is very challenging! You need to try Ashtanga.” Yeah. Whatever.

I’m sorry but this is not an exercise…
…it’s a sexual position.
I’m trying to stay busy. I’m trying not to drive any family members crazy so soon into summer break. Not sure if I’m very successful though. Tonight I said to my 14 year old, “We should take up hiking.” He said, “Hiking is uphill, Mom. Through trails and bushes. It’s not power-walking.” I’m like, “We’ll make it into power-walking!” Smart ass replies, “You’ve already taken all the fun out of it.”
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16 Responses to She's a super freak, super freak, she's super freaky!
  1. JennyJenJen
    July 27, 2010 | 11:19 pm

    oy vey ill give you some of my zen (ie laziness that i feel no guilt for while sitting & doing nothing with a glass of vino) if you give me some of your exercise mojo. After reading this post I am setting my alarm an hour early to do some friggin p90x.

    now go find your center or some shit :P

  2. Poppy
    July 27, 2010 | 11:23 pm

    If thats a sexual position, I'm doing something wrong…or right, depending on how you look at it.

  3. KLZ
    July 28, 2010 | 9:37 am

    What do 14 year olds know about fun anyway? They can't DO anything! They can't even drive!

    I wouldn't listen to that. Power walking is awesome.

  4. Mom in High Heels
    July 28, 2010 | 11:19 am

    LOL! First of all, I agree with wanting more vampires in books. Specifically, Edward, but maybe that's just me? No? Didn't think so.
    And chatarunga is awful! I hate it. Hate. Especially when you have to hold it for a 10 or 15 count. There was one night where I swear to you if my instructor had said chatarunga one more time I would have screamed.

  5. Florida Girl Meets the Midwest
    July 28, 2010 | 12:44 pm

    I have always been this way, biting off more than I can chew, though I think I am finally slowing down a bit.

    My current reading challenge: War and Peace. Am I crazy or what?

  6. Living on Love and Cents
    July 28, 2010 | 1:01 pm

    Hey there! YOu have been choosen for the spotlight of the week for Traveling Through Thursday. This week we are doing facebook. Do you have a facebook page?

  7. Take It From Me Girls
    July 28, 2010 | 3:15 pm

    Wow! I definitely need some excersizing!

    Just wanted to say THANK YOU for participating in this week's WELCOME WEDNESDAY!! We hope to see you stop by weekly! We are so happy to be following your great blog and can't wait to read more! Thank you for helping spread the word about our great event by grabbing our button!

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  8. Ava
    July 28, 2010 | 3:37 pm

    love the blog :o )

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  9. Liz @ Two Maids a Milking
    July 28, 2010 | 7:37 pm

    Haha! I think the energy comes from being a Sagittarius. Not that i'm a star freak or anything but you just described me and I am also a sag! And i'm glad I read this before I went and bought the book! Thanks for the follow! Can't wait to read more!

  10. Midday Escapades
    July 28, 2010 | 7:37 pm

    You sound a lot like me! I can't sit still either. Thanks for popping over and look forward to seeing you on Monday for Fancy Meeting You!

  11. Sorta Southern Single Mom
    July 28, 2010 | 9:07 pm

    I wasn't so crazy about Eat Pray Love either. My reaction was, "It must be nice to take a year off from reality to recover from your divorce!"

  12. Acting Balanced Mom
    July 29, 2010 | 12:57 am

    i found that I could only get into parts of eat, pray, love… but the overall message was pretty cool so I slogged through it… good luck with surviving the summer vacay!

  13. Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend
    July 29, 2010 | 1:04 am

    Love your blog….Enjoying some blog hopping tonight….Hope you will stop by…I have some great giveaways on my holiday blog and a special post on Grammy Girlfriend.

  14. MommyJ
    July 29, 2010 | 3:33 am

    So, I don't know how you wound up on my blog, but I'm glad you did. Cause you are freakin hilarious.

  15. The Empress
    July 29, 2010 | 7:31 am

    ok..what kind of s*x are you having that you'd recognize that as a s*xual position?

  16. Becky
    July 29, 2010 | 8:28 am

    Love yoga! Last picture made me smile.

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