John was always impatient on the weekends; he missed the formal structure of the business week. When he was younger he used to stay late after school on Fridays and come in early on Mondays, a pattern his mother referred to with equal parts admiration and disdain as “studying overtime.”
Jesus, I’ve written another loser.
This New Yorker article is the funniest example of a writer's struggle to get the words out I've ever read.
Sadly, this is how a writer's mind works. And that's OK. :-)