Sunday, April 12, 2009

Another trip around the sun

It's been a year since this happened, and I have totally come to accept it and feel like I have moved on, but it still makes me sad to think about it. I don't think anyone else knows that it was today and I didn't want to mention it to H, while he's back at home and I'm here in adopted Home State with D (visiting my mom). So, I am just 'marking' the event without sharing (except for you guys!) While I may have recovered from that sad event, I have not been feeling quite myself. I was making myself physically ill before this trip, by stressing out over EVERYTHING. I was shaky, dizzy, light-headed, having digestive problems, nightmares, migraines, etc. I am feeling normal since we got here, so I am no longer convinced that I must have diabetes or a thyroid problem (which was only adding to my pre-trip stress). I only have about two weeks left in the semester when I get home from this trip, so I am hoping to keep myself together then.

Tomorrow, D and I are off to Mountain Resort for my conference (I dragged her along since she has spring break this week). I am very tempted to take advantage of their spa and have a massage or facial while we are there. I am also almost hoping to get snowed in (they've been having TONS of snow there)- except that I want to get home to see H. I'll post some pictures from there, but here's one from this leg of the trip:

It is definitely good to get away from Small College Town for a while- I hadn't left town since last August!! I also got to see my Stepdad for the first time in two years. I'm glad the semester is almost over and I will be able to get to things other than teaching soon!

9 comments:

Inside the Philosophy Factory said...

I'm sorry about your sad anniversary -- I have a couple of sad dates of my own, for other reasons =-- and I think of them as days I need to be good to myself. So, I think a spa treat is in order!!

Unbalanced Reaction said...

I agree with Inside; I hope you will be able to take a bit of time for yourself and get a massage or facial.

Anastasia said...

(addy)

~profgrrrrl~ said...

Feeling sad for you. :-(

Definitely a treat is in order.

Twice said...

I'm so sorry. :-(

JustMe said...

hugs to you, addy.

ScienceWoman said...

((((hugs)))) but I hope you treat yourself to something nice while at the conference

Truth-Monkey said...

I'm a fairly new blogger, found your page through a friend. I just wanted to say I'm sorry for your loss. I had one of my own about a month ago, and sometimes it's hard to believe there are people who could understand.

Addy N. said...

Thanks, everyone. And Truth-Monkey- I'm so sorry for your loss, too. I'll go look for your blog!