Monday, February 23, 2009

Four Days Later

I want to thank each and every one of you who commented on last week's post and also those who emailed me privately. One of my extended family members reminded me that we've had a series of very stressful events since September that have all affected my sense of self and security. I hadn't been thinking about it, but it makes complete sense for why I reacted a little strongly to the current neighborhood situation.

I appreciate each of you and your advice and prayers. I know that no matter what I decide to do, all your feedback means that you all care about me, and I appreciate it. Really I do. Awww, shucks, guys. You made me feel all loved and everything. I'm actually surprised no one made a link between my depression/anxiety and my lack of Dr Pepper. Don't worry, I'm temporarily back on the juice.

By the way, thanks to my temporary supply of sleeping aides, I've had a few good nights' sleep behind me now. I'm no longer feeling like this. Now I'm feeling more like this.

Yes, I describe all my moods with cats. Slowly but surely, my mood is improving. Eventually I have faith that I'll feel more like this...


23 comments:

  1. Glad you are feeling better and SLEEPING! It is miserable to not be able to sleep...I know that all too well!

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  2. {{{{HUGS}}}} That is the cutest kitty ever-- not the point I know. I'm glad you've gotten some sleep. I know from experience that the lack of sleep makes everything seems worse--so that in itself will help. Good idea on the Dr. Pepper:)

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  3. I think describing your moods via cats is brilliant. I should print some out and put them on the door to warn my husband when he comes home. ;) You know we're here for you, love you. :)

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  4. It's nice to see that you are improving!

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  5. yikes - i suck. sorry I didn't write you sooner about all of this. i'm so behind on all my blogreading!!

    But very happy to see you are feeling beter.

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  6. Love it! Love the cat pics-that is how I see my life as well-I adore my mean, fat cat! (Even though one of the kids are allergic to ours-he's not going anywhere!)

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  7. Glad you're getting that needed rest! Sleep deprivation wrecks serious havoc.

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  8. If I had that cat I think I would keep him in my pocket!

    I am so glad to hear you are doing better! I hear ya girl!

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  9. Always glad to support someone as awesome as Julie!

    Sleep is the best force against anxiety and depression if you haven't had any.

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  10. Glad to hear you've finally had a couple good nights of rest. I applaud you Julie because you are dealing with a lot. Wishing you the very, very best! Hugs,
    C

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  11. Sleep makes everything better. Glad you're getting some. Sleep that is. Although some of the other probably wouldn't hurt either.

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  12. Glad to hear you're feeling better - hopefully continued sleep will equal continued improvement! And Twilight is coming out in less than a month, which should make all of us happy, right? :-)

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  13. Ahhh, good sleep just about cure anything. Glad you are on the mend girlie!

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  14. Happy that you have had some much needed sleep. (((huggies)))

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  15. Glad things are looking up!

    And did you see our boyfriend Robert at the Oscars? Yum.

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  16. Glad to hear you are on the mend!

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  17. Ooohhhh....but the first kitty is still sooooooo cute! :)

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  18. I am glad you are starting to feel better! See what a little needed sleep can do for a person?!

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  19. Interesting. I like the Dr Pepper parallel, although I don't think I can run with. And as freaked out a kitten as you are, you're at least a very CUTE freaked out kitten :)

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