I know I should treat my 100 days of code as a marathon; I have to keep it slow and steady, and maintain the rhythm so as to not fall off track. But first 3 days of my course were actually heavy for me; I was supposed to get back to my retail job on the weekends, but I felt I needed to rest. I needed rest.

I decided to spend my weekend just chilling around. I spent my Saturday on the beach, sitting by the seaside till the moon rose late into the night. …

The good thing about studying online is that you can study in any way you want: standing, sitting, lying down, stretching…

The bad thing is, these are all signs of agitation — -you’re sleepy. I’m trying to find ways to eliminate this habit, whereby the moment we turn our cameras off, the sleepiness enters into the domain of our day to day tasks…it’s trying to eat up our energy when we try to pay attention in class.

But the 10 minutes break usually does the trick, the break before the big break — Lunch. By that time I find myself…

I first heard of ‘Shiny Object Syndrome’ when I wanted to start learning Swift, but day 2 of my coding journey has humbled me so much that I’ve began to appreciate computer science as a heavy yet fulfilling enterprise.

Begin with The Terminal.

Well, it’s one of my favourite movies; creative, expressive in its metaphors — being stuck in the airport, surviving the days in great candour; in the conversations, in the daily occurrence of love and life……

Oh wait, sorry, we’re talking about THE Terminal, the one programmers deal with everyday.

We spent half the day understanding the function…

First day of school was an eye opener for me. Firstly, well, because I had little sleep, so the contents that were flowing in were seemingly endless which is good so as to keep me awake. Secondly, when the core roles as a Full-Stack Developer were laid out to us I felt a sense of heaviness on me, perhaps more so on the lifestyle as a developer. Perhaps I didn’t do much research on the lifestyle it begets before this, but as odd as it can be, I mustn’t let that intimidate me. …

Words seem hard to find these days in my memory, for the lack of activity in reading has hindered my progress in life. I count on reading to keep me motivated, but distractions from every angle in my life have slowed me down, and I cannot blame anyone for that. The lack of self-control, and the price I am paying to get attention back is a heavy one. My mind is not stimulated enough to make me think beyond and over the boundaries I have mentally created, and the only way to do that is to disconnect from social media.

Begin writing again. Reading the works of other writers only make miss more of what I felt truly to be my calling, but the way is long, and to go is to be brave enough to make the single step forward and experience life again.

Life.

In transit

Nooks and Books.

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