Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Snap Out of It!

Good grief. I've had a certain post I've been trying to finish for.... well, let's just say it's a recipe for the Little House Snow Candy.

Because I imagine this blog is to actually record my life, not just my meals, let me just say I'm in a bit of a funk. I think I have some strange breed of SAD, and it manifests itself in very late winter and early spring.

I'm not walking around crying or anything... not even really feeling sad most of the time. But my energy is so low and my interest level is, too. And so I associate it as depression because that's what the symptoms are. Every day I tell myself that I'll finish that blog post for sure (among other things) and here it is bedtime and I'm just too tired.

I actually prepared something interesting in the kitchen today (beouf bourguignon) and it didn't occur to me to take pictures of it. My kitchen is kind of a mess anyway.

The good news is: It's happened before and it seems to be seasonal. And I declare it over. Or nearly over anyway. We're taking a trip to The Big City on Friday and I hope to get a great restaurant review out of it. Also friends are coming over on Sunday and that will be a great time. Making plans and feeling hopeful...

Feeder of the Family


  1. dear DB, there are all kinds of funks that aren't diagnosable that we need to drag ourselves out of. It's off topic for my blog so I haven't blogged about it, but I've been thinking a lot about what I can/should do when I feel blue. For me, it's just keeping going as if nothing is wrong. I'm not sure that's the solution for everybody, but I'm kind of a drama queen, so it's better if I don't give the blues much attention. I'm sure this is repression for some people, and maybe what landed our grandmothers in nice Christian institutions for a bit. For me, it's being an adult :) I'm just sharing my little bit since you were frank enough to share your little bit.

    It's been so grey and cold here it would make anybody depressed. May you find the strength and vision to carry on! Blog about the beef bour. (whatever) even if you don't have photos - just add a cute photo of your kids :)

  2. Thank you Margo. So compassionate of you. I'm feeling compelled to make the beouf again so that I can take proper pictures. Can't believe I haven't blogged about it before now.

    P.S. I can hardly believe you're a drama queen.


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