There Are Good Days, There Are Bad Days

Good evening beautiful people and happy Friday!

Been a fun week this week - I've had my buddy staying on the sofa for a few nights, had a surprise visit from Frankie for a couple of nights and have been busy as anything with work, much to the detriment of my gym time.

Unfortunately, it's also been a tough week in terms of my mental health.

"There will always be a bad day for every good day, but they never last long"

This has been my mantra whenever I feel low - and it genuinely helps. I have so many things to keep me busy at any given time - a gym membership, seafront strolls or wandering around the park. I have video games coming out of my ears (some for review), movies to watch and a blog to maintain. All this on top of a day job that can certainly be demanding, particularly when factoring in (admittedly infrequent) shift work.

So with all these things to do, what did I find myself doing at 4:30pm yesterday?

I slept for a few hours.

Did it help? Not really, but when faced with too much choice, it was all I could think to do. Its the same way (if you're anything like me), you spend longer looking for something to watch on Netflix than actually watching a show or a movie.

This indecisiveness/oversleeping combo has been the bane of my existence for a long time. I figured it was all down to drinking too many energy drinks - a hangover from a "sugar crash" of sorts. Since cutting them out, however, things are the same.

I dread to think of the number of hours I could've been doing ANYTHING but I was asleep. It's quite tragic really.

"There will always be a bad day for every good day, but they never last long"

Unfortunately, the joy of a "low" is that it can come from nowhere. This time? I don't know. I'm paying my bills each month, so that's good. I'm also in a very secure relationship, which is perfect. Oh, and I'm part of a music video shoot on Sunday for our first proper single release, so that's really cool (four hour drive (there and back) aside).

"There will always be a bad day for every good day, but they never last long"

The length of a low can be a real "how long is a piece of string" scenario. One hit me at the wedding on Saturday, just for an hour or so. Then this one started on Monday and hasn't let up.

"There will always be a bad day for every good day, but they never last long"

Tonight I'm focusing on me. I have a game to review, and plenty of others I'm looking forward to playing. I'm seeing Frankie later on and we'll probably eat nachos because that's the dream.

But above all else, in my head i'll be telling myself:

"There will always be a bad day for every good day, but they never last long"

As an aside, you'll note I dropped the subscription box - I understand that a lot of my posts have some subject matter that is scattershot at best and pretty heavy at other times. In any case, here is a little reminder of something I've said plenty of times before:

This blog is just as much for me to vent as it is a tool for you to see how much YOU matter. If things are tough, if you can't see light at the end of the tunnel, or you just want to talk to someone who you don't know - you can contact me here.

Don't suffer in silence.

L

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