Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Bandaids and Prozac


I am in full on self-destruct mode lately. I don't remember pinching my finger, but somehow I did and it was unbelievably painful for a while. Yesterday I was cutting the sucker branches off the tomatoes. Since I neglected to put on my garden gloves before starting this task, my fingers were quite green--green enough so that I mistook my ring finger for a branch and hacked at it with the garden shears. This morning was spent scrubbing out the insides of the kitchen cupboards. I wasn't quite finished when I dropped a bowl and it shattered. I managed to immediately slice into the same left thumb, and then step on a sliver of glass that is now stuck painfully in my heel. I've gone through these cycles often enough. When I start covering myself with scrapes, bumps, bruises, and cuts, I know a depressed mood is on the way. Fortunately, I've also done this often enough to get on the meds and stop it in a timely fashion.

5 comments:

  1. Quick, hit the Prozac. Do whatever you need to stop that depression in its tracks!

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  2. Yikes, do what is necessary to ride out the self destruct mode. When I need to mellow, I just visit Wanda at http://wanda-momentsofmine.blogspot.com/
    with speakers on.
    That puts me right with the world again.

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  3. Hey you! Take care of your self! I hate when those things start to happen. Good thing you can step into action quickly to avoid getting any more down! Hope you're smiling by now!

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  4. It all started when you went to that scrapbooking party. Big mistake.

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  5. Thanks, and that is a beauty of a blog.

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