Medium is down
I wrote in a previous post how I am trying to write these posts completely off the cuff now. These are mostly, stream of consciousness style blogs. The worst part about that is everything is left until the last moment, and things can go horribly wrong.
For instance, its 11:03 right now, I am supposed to be in bed, but I just remembered that I forgot to write a blog. I opened up my laptop, went to medium.com, and lo and behold, it’s not working.
If this happened in 2019, I would have freaked out. Since I had publically challenged myself to write a blog each day. Missing a day was out of the question.
Surely missing a day felt like an option today. Firstly, there is no challenge. And secondly, I have an excuse, medium is not working. I should just skip it.
Yet here I am, typing this blog on my phone since somehow the medium app is still working. Why? Because this blog is the only thing in my life lately where I have been showing some sort of discipline. I have been struggling with time management and productivity. But this blog is my canary in the mine, my gold standard.
If I manage to do this daily, against all odds, surely I can find the strength to do real-life work as well.