When I’m sad I… #imustconfess
I must confess that it has freaked me out how fitting most of the prompts have been over the last few months. Especially since I set them way back in April!
It’s as if I instinctively knew I needed to set these prompts on the weeks I did. Which is pretty impressive as I’m not all instinctual – I’m more logical by nature.
This prompt is particularly fitting and poignant this week with my decision to end this link up next Monday. Because I am truly sad to say goodbye to #imustconfess.
It’s been a part of my life for nearly 5 years now and I know it has also been a part of the lives of many others as well.
It was not an easy decision to make (I must confess I put off the decision for ages) and I’ve had all sorts of doubts and second thoughts since I announced it.
However, I know it is the right decision to make and I know in my heart that all will be well (for all of us!)
Even if I do feel sad about giving up a vital part of myself – not to mention my weekly excuse to have a whinge 😉
So it’s fitting that I share today all the things I do when I’m sad.
When I’m sad I…
…often think back and second guess all the actions that resulted in my sadness.
…tend to dwell on the pivotal moments and wallow in the pain as I descend into a pool of self-pity.
…indulge in ice cream, wine and crying – all very necessary when you are giving in to your feelings.
…watch TV and movies guaranteed to further my feeling of sadness (if you are going to go there, you might as well go all the way).
…sometimes vent to others but most of the time I tend to hide away and avoid company when I’m sad – I prefer to let it out without an audience.
…need hugs from my loved ones for comfort and protection (even if they are oblivious to my mood).
…take a while to emerge from my funk.
Sadness is a natural emotion and sometimes there is no real reason for it – you just wake up and feel down and that’s the way you stay.
On other occasions, the cause is more obvious. Which can be frustrating as you can’t do anything to make it better.
You just need to ride it out.
Thankfully, I am rarely sad and can usually get over my sadness in a few days (depending on the cause).
What about you? What do you do when you are sad?
Make your confession and join in with the fun and the real community we are building here at #imustconfess!
And don’t forget to join in with our #imustconfess community over on facebook. It’s where the confessing continues beyond the linkup. And the best part? You don’t even need to blog or be a blogger to take part!
To help you along with the confessing, here are the future prompts so you have no excuse not to take part each week!
– I Must Confess is a link up that runs every Monday and remains live for the whole week.
– You can link up something old or new, we’re not fussy around here.
– Feel free to go with the prompt for the week or add your own confession, whatever suits.
– Please go forth and share the comment love – it is bloggy crack after all!
– We’re always open to suggestions for the weekly prompt
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