Ever get a cold and you wonder, “How did I get this? I wasn’t around anybody sick, I eat right, rest, keep warm, etc.”? Well, sometimes when I get to feel melancholy, it’s the same way. I wonder, “Where did I get this sadness?” I wasn’t around anyone grieving or sick. There were no sad movies or such. Am I just reflecting on the past because I’m getting older or am I looking back at what could have been? Should I have taken those rougher, harder roads?
These “moods” aren’t often (thankfully) but they are very real and when I have a cold or the flu, I think of how I take for granted being healthy. When I get blue, sad, reflective, I think, what does “happy” really feel like? I guess I take for granted the feeling of not being very sad or morose.Read More