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Negative Nancy

Today you could call me Nancy.
Because I'm feeling very negative... clearly.

Usually at the end of yoga, while I'm in savasana, I'm flooded with positive thoughts.  Today only negative thoughts in my head.  

Why is it hard to be happy sometimes?

How I'm trying to combat this feeling:
-As we finished yoga I talked to my yoga instructor about her birthday plans, it's her birthday.  She's having a girlfriend party at the event space in Little Goat.  
-Then I chatted up my gym buddy as we were leaving.  She's always friendly and up lifting. 
-Ate my breakfast cereal out of a special bowl.

I know volunteering with the kiddos will cheer me up tomorrow.

I think lunch today is going to require some swinging.


And look what I came across today:
Missouri
The Show-Me State.  The northern half of the state tends to be flat and fits in culturally with the Midwest.  Northern Missourians say "Miz-zur-ree".  The southern half of the state is defined by the Ozark Mountains and tends to identify with the South, rather than the Midwest.  Southern Missourians say "Mizz-zur-rah" keeping in tradition with the original French pronunciation of the Indian word that was used as the basis for the state's name.  Southern Missourians in the Ozarks tend to speak with an accent similar to Tennessee.

Home to President Harry S. Truman, Walt Disney, and famed Generals John "Black Jack" Pershing and Omar Bradley.

Abe:  "I can run faster than tat black bear coming towards us."
Paul:  "Oh yeah?  I'm from Missouri - show me."
(source)

And what can we get from this?  I say "Miz-zur-ree" so I guess I'm not from the south, even though most people from Chicago think I am.

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