Thursday, 24 October 2013

Life's biggest hurdles.

Optimism is one of my best qualities and pessimism is my worst. Is it possible to be both optimistic and pessimistic? Yes, I certainly am. Depending on the day of course. Usually if the day/week isn't going well my thoughts follow suit, this is the same for a good week. Sometimes I just need to see the worst and let it out of my system with a moan or a cry because I'm a girl.Then I can be like 'oh yeah, that's actually not bad at all' and feel really stupid about the whole thing. Yup. This happened a few times this week so I thought I'd share them and

For example. 
Situation: School says I cannot retake Maths in November.
The pessimist in me: Is a)extremely annoyed that I was one of only two that aren't aloud b)deciding that I'm not going to revise any more because what is the point and among other things like kicking myself for not getting an A in the mock and wanting to strangle anyone that told me 'exams aren't fun' or 'it's a good thing' Of course exams aren't fun but I still have to take it c)panicking because when I am aloud to retake in June I have about nine other exams already. (I only have one other in November so it makes sense to take it then, no? No.) 
The Optimist in me: Is a) thinking of how much extra time I have to revise maths to better my grade and hoping I reach an A soon so I don't have to stress it in June b) realising I only have one exam to revise for, for November and that I know I can ace it and c) two less exams to worry about having coughing or sniffling in (flu seasons rough). 

Or some much simpler moments

Situation: English stop day. 
Opt: Lot's of revision, I'm going to ace this exam. This means listening and concentrating.
Pess: This is so boring, I'm going to fall asleep and learn nothing. What's the point. 

Situation: My hair straighteners broke. 
Opt: I won't be burning my hair today and have an excuse other than 'I'm lazy' for not doing my hair. 
Pess: My hair straighteners broke, I'm broke. 

Situation: I have to walk home because I spent my bus fair on Dr Pepper. (Don't tell me you've never done this)
Opt: Good exercise, lot's of fresh air. Dr Pepper. 
Pess: It's raining, it takes me an hour to walk and I can't drink fizzy drinks until after school anyway so I should have waited until I got home.

Lastly, a much much simpler one. (We all know I stayed up to watch it.) 

Situation: Supernatural is on, it's an American show I can't watch it until two am. 
Opt: It's supernatural, duh? 
Pess: Four hours sleep. 

I have to say that I usually jump straight to a bad conclusion and then realise ten minutes later it isn't the end of the world and cringe at how stupid I was. Whoops. Feel free to leave times when you've done this so I don't feel so stupid, haha. Much Appreciated. I also feel like the purpose of this post changed even more as it progressed but (my friends hate it when I say this) yolo.

I wanted to include a picture and since it's Autumn guys... This is outside my house, so cute!


  1. Hahaha! I am totally the same way, girl! I think we allllll have the same pessimism and optimism going on at the same time :)
    I love that picture. So gorrrrrgeous! We had hurricane speed winds yesterday that blew all the leaves away and then it snowed last night. So today looks like an ugly, dreary winter day :(

    1. Glad i'm not on my own! :) Snowed! Wow, white christmas already! Hahaa.