Almost caught up!

The last few days I’ve been in a bit of a slump. Mood’s been fine; energy levels not great – as in, almost-fall-asleep-in-a-cafe not great! However, as the root cause of this ‘slump’ is a reaction to extremely good news, perhaps the phenomenon is quite understandable.

My wonderfully supportive online community point out that I had been living off adrenaline for some time, coping with uncertainty about my financial situation, and that uncertainty is now resolved – so it makes sense that my poor little body would go “aslaeiuwaeufh” or somesuch and fall in a heap. Money stress is terrible when you’re in the middle of it; you can never escape, it’s always lurking. That’s my experience, anyway.

It’s taken over two and a half hours, but I’ve nearly caught up on posts, etc. I know I haven’t read quite everything, but sometimes you have to draw a line under where you are and move forward from there.

I hope you’re all well, sweetlings, in body and spirit. Looking forward to your next post!

xx DB

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12 responses to “Almost caught up!

  1. Yay!! Glad the financial stressors are easing and hope you rest up, and yes, the end of a stressor can cause fatigue as your body reacts to the easing of your cortisteroids levels i.e., you get to relax!! 🙂

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  2. This is excellent! I’m so glad that your money woes are getting sorted. 😀
    I know that exhaustion, I remember when I finally had the review finished after I got married and they decided not to ruin my life, I slept and slept, it was like making up for all the rest I hadn’t gotten for the months prior.

    You have my hopes that you start feeling much more energized soon, now that you can properly relax. 🙂

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  3. And we’re looking forward to yours. 🙂

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  4. Sorry about stress. I understand that well. Big hug…

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  5. Good to see you back dear.

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  6. Prolonged state of stress was never a thing we fully evolved into, our bodies are not structured for it to last past the “flight or fight” stress response…. So weeks, months, years? Yeah you’d fall in a heap!!

    That’s really good insight to think about… Adrenaline. It makes a lot of sense.

    Keep rockin girl!

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    • Thanks darl! I keep dropping in and out of effectiveness. Yesterday was a good day, I managed 2x two hour study blocks which for me ATM was pretty awesome but was also greatly needed because I’d fallen a bit behind. Have nearly fought off the sore throat, and today feels like another good day – fingers crossed!

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