Tuesday, 13 November 2012

(Argh) I will.

I will be focused.
I will finish the bloody dissertation.
I will get off twitter.
I will ignore that thank-you tweet about fish head noodles.
I will not decide to revisit fish head noodles.
I will stop researching noodles.
I will not make or tear noodles today.
I will not make pasta today, either.
I will put my new pasta machine on the highest shelf.
I will not climb up to reach it.
I will stop hovering around the kitchen.
I will stop 'checking on' my chicken soup.
I will wait patiently for soto ayam. 
I will stop thinking about dinner.
I will stop thinking about tomorrow's breakfast.
I will stop thinking about the best scrambled eggs for tomorrow's breakfast.
I will be zen and meditate on pickles.
I will not pickle achar today.
I will not pickle kimchi today.
I will not think about kimchi pheasant.
I will not think about mum's sesame oil chicken.
I will not think about birds at all, including that aforementioned soto ayam.
I will not crave cinnamon baked apples.
I will not reminisce about visiting Chegworth.
I will not daydream about holidays.
I will get off the Ryanair website.
I will be good and work hard this holiday.
I will be frugal and survive on peanuts this holiday.
I will stop munching on peanuts now.
I will leave them for making satay peanut sauce.
I will leave them for making satay satay peanut sauce next week.
I will eat 'healthy chocolate' instead (best weird discovery: blackstrap molasses + pure cocoa powder. Also, blackstrap molasses + good traditionally brewed soy sauce makes kecap manis with no artificial ingredients. Kecap manis makes nasi goreng. Ok stop.)
I will not eat 'healthy' chocolate.
I will not munch at all.
I will save the hand-eye coordination for typing. 
I will type a thousand words in one sitting.
I will type a thousand words for my dissertation in one sitting.
I will get off blogger now.

(back next week with more hopefully, sorry)

17 comments:

  1. Hey Shu Han! You can and should focus on the thesis now but do not give up your passion for food and blogging!

    You have a gift. Trust me...

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    1. hah don't worry its just for this week, I'm not going off for good!

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    1. :S Hope these old links that I dug up keep you happy this week !

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  3. Haha! I wonder where do I know such thoughts from... Cooking and pickling and preserving are such an addiction and perfect excuse. Hilarious post, Shu Han. Good luck with the dissertation!

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  4. That's a lot of wills and won'ts and it isn't even time for the new year resolutions. Good luck just keeping track of them all. LOL

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    1. haha the new eyar will bring another set of resolutions altogether. (yikes)

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  5. Wow! What a list! I don't think I can even keep up 5 of them! Especially eating healthy chocolates! LOL

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  6. And I will not stop reading your blog and clicking on the links, even though I should be working. :-)
    I so very much relate to this. Thanks for making me laugh.

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  7. Poor you!
    When I'm trying to study or similar, it's AMAZING how good I get at other things.
    Procrastination is a very powerful force.
    Good luck dissertating :)

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  8. Ha, it seems you haven't been doing *that* well at your resolutions, since you were writing a comment to my post just yesterday, LOL! Good luck though... I know how hard it can be to concentrate when there are so many distractions. Remember to give yourself a break every now and again though... you deserve it!

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  9. What a long and interesting dissertation. I hope that all your wishes come true.

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  10. AaH I feel for you Shu Han...you'll get it done...you're almost there...just keep going a bit longer...sorry not near enough to bring round comforting brain food to help.
    deb

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