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The inner turmoil!!!

>> Sunday, June 8, 2008

She held her quivering hands in order to stop them from dropping the glass. Parched lips, bloodshot eyes from lack of sleep… (was this the price I have to pay for my resolve she wondered.)
As the days dragged on, her self control seemed to slowly desert her. Prolonged abstinence had made day seem like a year. Her mind was giving right signals but the body seemed to be picking signals of its own…Maybe these were the withdrawal symptoms people talked about!!
Each day when it was time, her hand involuntarily reached out for her regular fix. It was only the meditation that she had learnt recently that got her through the wretched hour!!
The price she had paid was immense, so much of her precious time was lost she reminded her inner self!!

(She needed to train her mind to learn to love new things now …IPL was a thing of the past…But the craving for a daily dose seemed so strong that her hand invariably reached for the remote at 8 pm.. each day …)

28 comments:

mayz June 9, 2008 at 10:16 PM  

lol...awesome analogy!!!
btw blogrolled ya!!!

Sutta June 10, 2008 at 1:05 AM  

Oouch!! Wonderfully written. :P

Deepti June 11, 2008 at 10:38 AM  

@Mayz: Thanks and I am honoured too :)

@Sutta:: Thanks for dropping by and glad could get my point across :)

burf June 11, 2008 at 12:45 PM  

dont worry girl, one dayers although dying are still fun

i am still waiting to see a successful chase of the target of 480 ;) :D

Deepti June 12, 2008 at 10:35 AM  

@burf: One dayers are always there ... :) Chasing 480 .. its not a distant dream :)

Satish Bolla June 12, 2008 at 1:20 PM  

if u dont mind, can i say something? i know that u won't mind. okie, here it goes. WTF!!!
awesome post. an big applause to u.

Nirmal June 12, 2008 at 3:40 PM  

heey tat was great..

Macadamia The Nut June 13, 2008 at 9:10 PM  

Scary as hell!! I know one or two people who should be reading this! Weridos!

Deepti June 16, 2008 at 12:31 PM  

@Satish: Thanks a lot !!
@Nirmal: thanks for dropping by
@Maccie :Yeah yeah ...lotsa weirdos doing their rounds these days :)

Sree June 17, 2008 at 6:31 PM  

Its like suddenly you feel people have changed...like an alien invasion.

Sweet fun reading this.

Deepti June 19, 2008 at 9:36 AM  

@Sree: Thanks for dropping bye :)

germinal dreamer June 19, 2008 at 3:14 PM  

*wonders why it was written the way it was written*
anyways I PEE YELL really made me do that :)

Nikhil Narayanan June 20, 2008 at 12:00 AM  

The label killed the suspense for me.
Well written.

Deepti June 20, 2008 at 9:28 AM  

@Germinal dreamer: Thanks for Dropping by :) So are you the friend Macadamia was talking about ;)
@Nikhil: Ohhh... Now the label is off and thanks so much for dropping by :)

Macadamia The Nut June 20, 2008 at 5:04 PM  

P.S. How feeling you now?

mathew June 21, 2008 at 12:14 PM  

hahahaha...i hope i dont suffer from this after the euro cup..;-P

Deepti June 21, 2008 at 1:46 PM  

@Mac:Thanks :) But I have been damn damn busy , feel like running away from all the piled up work :)

@Mathew: Yeah Euro withdrawal symptoms... As of now I just have renamed myself as Deepti "Van" menon .. so you know whom I am supporting in Euro :D

mirage June 22, 2008 at 10:06 PM  

Nicely written.
:)

mayz June 23, 2008 at 1:25 PM  

updates!!!

Deepti June 24, 2008 at 10:52 AM  

@mirage: Thanks alot for dropping by :)
@Mayz: starved for time .. will do so soon :)

chandni June 24, 2008 at 10:59 AM  

you almost had me there!

Deepti June 25, 2008 at 10:57 AM  

@Chandni: Thanks a lot!! and so nice of you to drop by!! :)

rebel_on_loose June 29, 2008 at 7:26 PM  

Haha..... amazingly written.... kept giving me weird ideas for wht the "prolonged abstinence" could be for!
:)

Deepti July 1, 2008 at 1:53 PM  

@rebel: thanks for dropping by... thank you .. so what weird ideas did you get? ;)

Swats July 4, 2008 at 12:37 PM  

Hahaha nice one!!

Deepti July 6, 2008 at 1:30 PM  

@Swats: Thanks ma'am :)

Nishanth August 5, 2008 at 9:14 PM  

beautiful.....seriously...proud of you...such crispness in expressing the whole aura that was created around IPL....
like himesh says;"Fantastic,mind blowing,super"....

Deepti August 7, 2008 at 9:36 AM  

@Nish: I was truely acting like an addict for a couple of days. After watching the finals live.. I ahd withdrawal symptomns too!! :)