Which in some cultures is the same thing as being dead.
Or at least it should be.
If I had my own culture, my little euphemism for time spent editing would be, “a series of small deaths.”
As in “Vanessa has not been blogging as she has been undergoing a series of small deaths with Zion.”
However, as we’ve all been told, whatever doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.
Or, in my own greatly preferred version (courtesy of Marilyn Manson): Whatever doesn’t kill you is gonna leave a scar.
Presuming I survive and come up for air soon, I’ll be back before you know it.