November tends to get me down. I'm usually extremely busy and end up feeling harried and overworked. This year, I just feel down. I'm not working every day, but I do have a major translation that's due soon, plus all my regular craziness work-wise. This evening I'll be taking the plane to go to a short and hugely nerve-wracking meeting on Thursday morning. The one saving grace is that I stay in a beautiful boutique hotel (all expenses paid) in a city that's been classified as a UNESCO world heritage site. Unfortunately, I don't really appreciate it, due to the nerves!
There are also some family things happening. They'll be worked out, but I'm a worrier.
My uncle died recently, I just found out one of my high-school teachers died this summer at 68, which isn't old at all, and my brother-in-law's dad will probably be celebrating his last Christmas this year. The generational torch is being passed on...to my generation. I'm not ready to be so old.
I still have to be careful with how much walking I do. I'm restricted to super-light yoga. Not much moving around, alas.
Now's the time to remind myself of how many good things I have in my life.
Oh, and I'm not planning to drown my sorrows in chips, chocolate or even too many walnuts, so not to worry.