[vekst]

adjective

1. irritated; annoyed: vexed at the slow salesclerks.

2. much discussed or disputed: a vexed question.

3. tossed about, as waves.

Oui.

I am it.

I think, in all variations of the term, at present. I’ve been having a rather trying time of late, and though I think with satisfaction about all the things that are going very well indeed there are still those things that undermine my ability to feel any overriding contentment. My vantage of progress seems to do little to comfort me when I turn to behold the journey yet ahead.

No prospect of relief in sight. Perhaps I’ll tell myself a little tale about how it is merely obscured by preoccupations and, in truth, respite is extremely fucking nigh.

If only I were a better liar…