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Fighting SSDD (Same Shit Different Day)

I don’t want to watch a lot of television. Watching other people live their fake lives is a tremendous waste of a real one, in my opinion. So, I bought Dan Brown’s “Digital Fortress” last Saturday and finished reading it last night. Really good stuff – kept me awake until 1 o’clock in the morning. Next in my list - Paulo Coelho’s new book “The Winner Stands Alone.” Hope somebody can just lend it to me or can we swap? I’m really broke.

I only got four hours of sleep and feeling a little edgy. While having my mental shampoo, thinking random thoughts – Maricar Reyes… biking…. dance in the rain, nude…. my shoe needs repair… poisoning my neighbor’s noisy dog… what to blog…. fly…... – then I suddenly realize, Oh my gums!! I’m having SSDD again (Same Shit Different Day.)

So before going to work, I think of ten positive things I’m going do today to – at least inspire me – and survive this goddamn crazy toxic SSDD week.

Here’s my list:

1. I must do my best at work. Make today my crowning achievement!! Huh, hard stuff eh. If my boss didn’t even notice it, well I know a day will come when this office can no longer hold me…. and some other boss will beg me to work for them. He he he. I know I will not get a raise next week based on my great performance this week or today, success still demands that I continue to perform daily. Long term reward comes in the long term. Think “Kaizen” yodz, …..kaizen kaizen…. kaizen.

2. Recognize someone else and try to put a smile on some faces. If I can’t make them smile, then it’s their fucking problem!!! not mine!!! Smile! Smile!

3. Take some time off if I need to – there might be some roses around work that need licking, errr … smelling.

4. Find out about someone else… (my new online Multiply friend is kindda cute and intriguing.) Maybe my long wait for a chinita girl will soon be over… hopefully. Huh, this love bug again..

5. Call someone I haven’t talked to in a while.

6. Listen to my 10-minute meditation (via my mp3 player) again. Haven’t done it in a while.

7. Look in the mirror. Take positive affirmations… I’m good, I’m a cool person…. I should recognize it. It’s true… It’s true.. he he.

8. Edit my thesis manuscript – it’s gathering dust you lazy son of a farmer!

9. Look at my victory log – and do something today to add to it.

10. Laugh. – wa ha ha ha, he he he, hik hik hik.
Hmmmm, I love rainy days – never fails making my thoughts go berserk.


  1. Love Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code & Angels & Demons...Digital Fortress hindi ko pa nababasa...mukhang mganda nga sya...try ko ngang basahin yan tol....wala din ako hilig manood ng local tv shows...puro dvd series lang at movies!

  2. Hindi ko pa nabasa ang “Digital Fortress”, makahanap nga ng book na yan :)

  3. Right now, hindi ako nakakapagblog dahil sa pagbabasa ng book saka tinititigan ko yung hilera ng mga book ko lalo na't may sarili na silang lugar sa kwarto ko lol!

    I remember I made five list of what I want to do after I die, that sounds scary lol! but that's what written on my five good minutes book, in which I am supposed to be reading every morning before I start my day, parang katulad din nitong 10 lists mo :)

    Salamat sa bisita.

  4. hello Manilenya, thanks sa visit,
    I'm planning a book swap sana with fellow book readers, kaya lang walang time.
    thanks sa visit.
    Have a nice rainy day to all.

  5. so it's still raining there? rain really makes one meditate eh? he he. SSDD, that's new!


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