What do you do when you have a really bad day?
Me, I ignore everything. And if this is a weekend, I take my favorite series DVD's, get into bed and have a marathon by myself. Something dark like Witchblade helps me get my warrior princess attitude going. Or I may just settle in with Nathan Fillion and Firefly because he is freaking hot in those pants and I like looking at him. A more somber mood will have me picking the best of the best chick-flick to make me cry like a baby. The West Wing or Bones are also outstanding for me to get lost in.
Believe it or not it really does help. Sometimes, for me to recharge, I need to take a mental day. Not a mental health day. A day to act a little postal. I give myself permission to be bitchy and cranky, sometimes at the same time and really enjoy wallowing in it. I don't want to feel better right away.
Does that make me crazy? If so I can live with it.
Yesterday was that kind of day. In fact it was a very common theme this week as I found when I climbed out of my dark whole this morning. Doing my blog rounds today, I was quite surprised to find out that some of my twitter tribe had been drinking the same water.
I didn't go anywhere near blogland yesterday. I was not in the frame of mind to be cheered up. But what I learned today was some of the other bloggers I follow had been dealing with it too.
Do we pick up on each other feelings across the wires? I am not sure, but what I do know is even though I had moved through my dark period alone, if I had just checked out what my tweeps were up to I may have moved through it quicker. Will that change how I handle this in the future? Probably not, but at least from now on I know that there are others out there who will understand and that is priceless.