Finding Greatness in Your Partner: A Father’s Day Post

So I’ve been out of touch lately, partly because I’ve been lacking inspiration but mostly because I’ve been lacking energy.  About a week ago, I realized that I haven’t been sleeping well (ie: laying awake for hours while sleep alluded me), was lashing out at my poor patient as-ever husband and feeling like I had “lazy-disease”.  With an annual physical looming I tried to remember how long it had been like this–what scared me the most was that I couldn’t remember.  I couldn’t pin-point how long the insomnia (if you could call it that) had been occurring and I couldn’t pin-point a cause.  It wasn’t the baby, it wasn’t really stress (although I’ve had better days) and I was fairly certain it wasn’t depression (but I’m no expert.)  The best way I could classify this feeling was “lazy-disease”—I get up and shower everyday, make myself presentable, join the land of the living via play dates and errands, and keep my child happy and alive—but that was about it.  After Web-MD’ing some of these symptoms, I was, of course, convinced that death was immanent. Continue reading

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