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I've been pretty much just in burnout mode since finishing my thesis. Because of having to scrap my original project and restart, I had to do a ton of work in a short period of time to finish it, which I'm proud to say I did, but it left me feeling pretty drained for any sort of mental work. As my accomplishment charts show, I haven't been doing much that requires strenuous braining since completing that script. I guess I earned a rest, but it's been almost two weeks of this, and I should probably get myself together and figure out what my next project will be.

One thing I have been devoting a lot of time and energy to lately is my ballet and workout regime. I have been dancing two or three times a week, attending a circuit workout with a trainer that alternates between weights and cardio, and I just started adding a couple jaunts to the gym for running or lifting on top of it. A friend suggested I try this if I'm serious about wanting to get defined muscle tone, and I figured what the heck, my schedule is the most flexible that it's been in a long time, why not give it a shot. Accompanying this I've started trying to eat six small meals a day every three hours or so, to keep my metabolism up and give all that exercise something to build muscle with. I enjoy the frequency of it, but it cuts out pretty much all sugar, which was my typical unhealthy indulgence. It takes a ton of planning ahead, something I'm still getting used to, but it's gotten me cooking and thinking outside the box regarding food. I haven't seen much visual change in my body yet, it's only been a couple of weeks, but I do love how strong I'm getting. I feel so capable, and I love how it's improving my ballet dancing. I'm just going to have to get into good habits, including practicing ballet over the summer when classes are on break. I am loving ballet dancing so much, every class I kick myself that I didn't start doing this when I was a little kid. I will improve yet!

Still. I should think about what my next (intellectual) project should be. I have, as always, many options. I just need to choose what would be the best to pursue right now.

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About Me

My name is Phoebe. I'm Boston area theater professional and English professor focused in writing, acting, directing, and modeling. I'm known for having lots of interests, lots of opinions about those interests, and a very high estimation of the value thereof. This blog is for talking about whatever's on my mind, from my daily life to my activities to musing on any number of abstract topics. Thanks for taking the time to read.

My productions:

Upcoming Productions:



MRS. HAWKING part 2 and 3


at the Watch City Steampunk Festival 2016

presented by The Chameleon's Dish

Vivat Regina
by Phoebe Roberts

at 2PM

and

Base Instruments
by Phoebe Roberts

at 6PM

Saturday, May 13th 2017
at 274 Moody Street, Waltham, MA

Other Achievements:

"The Tailor at Loring's End" screenplay
Quarter Finalist in the Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Competition 2013

"Adonis" screenplay
Top Ten Percent in the Bluecat Screenwriting Contest 2015

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