Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Ambitions too great

I think a lot of people are like that, me included. Right now I'm actively creating Let's Plays, coding, training parkour, and starting soon I'll be learning to play the ukulele. Sometimes though I feel my ambitions are beyond my capability. Well I feel that may be true but I never nor will I be able to accept it. I'm doing what I love to do everyday but I'm still not sure. That nagging thought about trying to get practice in for everything.

Like today I spent five hours coding with a friend on a site. I had fun, even though it was irritating at times and got a little old. I also learned a lot. That's five hours though. Same with Let's plays, I've already spent 2+ hours recording total in my videos. Then I need to put time aside to work-out and train. I'm also going to be learning the ukulele very soon, as well as my let's plays will be picking up.

On top of all that I have to make sure I'm ready for the GED by August. On top of that I constantly have several several other things that come to mind that I want to do. Oh and then I have my blog. There's just so much to do but if I try to get it all done I just fail at everything. So much to do when I only have twenty-fours hours in a day, and I have to sleep sometime.

The worst part is these are all things I love and want to do. I would schedule say practice uke at this time and record at this time and study at this time and work-out at this time but then I would feel constrained. I once said life is too short for ones ambitions. It isn't but you have to be more patient than me.

So what will I do? I don't know. I'm most defiantly going to keep blogging and creating let's plays. I'll be playing the ukulele with a friend and whenever I'm just chilling in a skype call. Coding I'll probably do on the side with my friend as he gets jobs. Working out and training... Honestly I don't know. Crazy as always I guess. Studying. I think I'll put in two good hours a day of studying.

I do what I love but I love too much. At least it's not as bad as a few years ago. I was trying to do three times as much.

7 comments:

  1. Sounds like a good combination of outdoor/ingame and music you got going on. Keep it up.

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  2. Chin up, brother! I can empathize with you most wholeheartedly! I feel the same way when it comes to the things I got to do. I practice all the time, but I don't feel like I'm getting any better, and I feel like I'm just gonna be a crap musician forever no matter what. It's really downright depressing. You just gotta keep going, man, make those dreams come true!

    Oh, and don't sweat the GED. You seem like a really smart guy. I took that shit, and got some of the highest scores in my class, and I didn't even sit through any of the classes. It's easy, trust me. If you can code, you can ace the GED, no problem.

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  3. You can do whatever you want in life as long as you are determines to do it and you have the concentration to get the job done.

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  4. Parkour seems like one of the coolest things someone can learn to do, and one of the hardest.

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  5. I know what you mean. I currently am practicing guitar, bass, piano, writing, drawing, pakour, running, Team Fortress 2, League of Legends, painting and building models... too much I want to get good at.

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