Sabbatical ... seriously
I haven't played a single game in fourteen days. For me, that's a rather long time.
Part of it was due to increased activities at the office but there was something else; something worth noting.
My desire to improve in skill and in KGS rank was making Go feel more like work rather than a leisurely challenge. It was taking a bit of the fun out of the game and probably wouldn't be helpful if I allowed it to continue. Quite naturally, I gradually stepped away and indulged in other pursuits.
I imagine that some other amateur players may have experienced a point of overload at one time or another. I'm thinking of allowing this sabbatical to continue for a couple more weeks.
Who knows? It might actually be good for my game.