Long time no see, right?
September and October were very stressful months for me, and I was quietly having a rather hard time. I was stressing about upcoming travel, being by myself a lot, a little bit of weight gain, not feeling up to exercising, high expenses, work stuff and who knows what else that I can’t remember anymore.
I wanted to come back and blog about some of the things, but let’s face it – I’m a pretty private person. Especially when you share your blog on your own Facebook and Twitter, and it takes only a few minutes of Google-fu to find my real name, you have to not spill everything that might be bothering you, and I end up internalizing it further.
Finally, weeks and weeks later, I’m feeling more like myself. I’m still off, and I’ve been feeling physically sick for about a week now, but it’s definitely getting much better.
Here’s some of what I’ve figured out from this round of funk:
If you’re feeling bad, it’s so easy to just want to sit and sulk at home and do nada. While this might feel okay on the first few days, eventually you feel like a hermit living in a shack of despair. By making myself get out, whether it was to meet up with people or even just walking to the local shopping center for a sandwich for lunch, it did help a fair amount and you feel lifted for a while after. Read more…