I'm done. Its been a long hard winter. My mind and mood are tapped out. I looked up the definition for SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) on Wikipedia.
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), also known as winter depression, winter blues, summer depression, summer blues, orseasonal depression, was considered a mood disorder in which people who have normal mental health throughout most of the year experience depressive symptoms in the winter or summer.
Ummm, yeah. Although, how can someone have summer blues? (edited to add: They can… trust me. Jen Reviews lays it all out here.)
I had one of those days yesterday that wasn't bad but, I just totally felt guilty about how I was treating everyone because I know I was a total dud. Way too hard on the kids and just not positive. I was just looking forward to going to bed and starting a new day.
I can't say this day is the full on rainbow that I was hoping for but, at least I'm trying to be nicer to the kids and those around me ::cough:: my husband ::cough::. Although, I do question the fact that when I tell him I'm having a hard day, he hasn't learned - in the last 11 years - that maybe backing off would be a good thing for all??
Anyway, I NEED spring. I need to feel some warmth on my face. I need to be able to send the kids outside. I need to open my windows to let the fresh air in….
SAD fo sho.