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Me Day

Here we are again.  Right around this time each year seasonal depression hits me really hard.  It's hard to get over to deal with and continue on with life and not fail as a friend or my job.

Yesterday I had a chance to focus on me and that's exactly what I did.  I had a comp day from work and as the week continued and I got deeper and deeper into this season I decided I was going to make the most out of my day off!

Here's a glimpse of what my day looked like:
-morning kickboxing class w/ molly (normal friday)
-between kickboxing and my fav yoga class ever the half hour of chat time with Molly that I miss so dearly since I started my new job
-fav yoga class ever (it was freezing yesterday, but that's beside the point)
-brunch
-library for some spanish kids books for volunteering today.  This year I'm working with a spanish speaking girl and I know she needs to work on english so we still read the english book, but she needs to feel smart too so I got some spanish books.  I'm very comfortable with her correcting my spanish and laughing about it together.
-massage
-movie while scrapbooking
-stanley's
-ellen
-nap
-reading
-chat with my friend Jess on my walk to dinner
-pizza with a friend
-bedtime

It was amazing.  I told myself I wouldn't do anything I didn't want to.

Yes, I gave my leftover pizza to a homeless person, which I didn't want to do because selfish me wanted that pizza, but I'm not upset about that.

And I'm feeling so much better!

Sometimes you just need to take some time for yourself in order to do more for others.  And this can be hard to do.  But it's better for everyone!

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