“plodgering” is a word I’ve coined; it combines plodding, slogging, and soldiering, and I intend it to connote how it feels to be marching day by day in the midst of an uncomfortable and highly unglamorous process of change, all the while doing battle with the elements in myself that would prefer I stay stuck)

Carolyn Elliott, Awaken Your Genius: A Seven-Step Path to Freeing Your Creativity and Manifesting Your Dreams