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Archive for November 24th, 2019

Yes, I’m singing the blues, the winter blues. Even though it is not officially the winter season, it sure does feel like it with cold temps and shorter daylight hours in the evenings. Anyone who knows me well, knows that this time of year tends to be a challenge for me. The sun sets, and I’m ready to hibernate. One evening last week, I went to bed at 7:45. It feels a bit worse this year, and I think it is because I am also experiencing post-show blues.

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My BFF came to see my show with her hubby and her mom, and she brought me flowers.

For the last three months, I’ve been busy with my awesome drama family, rehearsing for and performing in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. This hilarious musical comedy marked my stage debut as an actor, and I couldn’t be happier. It became an all-consuming part of my life. This past Sunday afternoon was our last performance. I figured I would be spared post-show blues since I had registered for an improv class, signed up for NaNoWriMo, and extra time opened up for regular exercise. Surely, I wouldn’t miss rehearsing during the week and performing on the weekend. Not so! The improv class I registered for was postponed until January, the writing output on my novel is miniscule, and exercise after work has been nil. I miss performing with my drama family. I feel stagnant. I’m in my own blue funk. *Sigh*

Thankfully, this is the week of Thanksgiving, and I’m fortunate to have the entire week off. Usually, I make a huge list of tasks that I’ve been putting off and try to tackle them all before going back to work. However, this time around, I’ve decided that I’m wallowing in the luxury of having time off. It will allow me the opportunity to ruminate on the remaining weeks of the year and deal with my post-show blues.

Have you experienced your own blue funk, dear reader? If so, how did you deal with it? I’m hoping that wandering aimlessly through the week will cure me of the post-show blues. Of course, an upcoming Thanksgiving feast may also help. Happiness!

“Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it’s happened!” ~ Dr. Seuss

 

 

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