Monday, December 28, 2009

Post Christmas Blahs...

Good Morning Humble Readers...

Maybe it's the inevitible let down after Christmas. Maybe it's the symptoms of PMS (yes, I'm PMS-ing. Temps tanked, phantom symptoms fading). Maybe it's the crappy couple of days at work I've had (Boxing Week shoppers are the worst! A customer, and I use that term generously, actually reached across the counter and slapped the hand of one of my cashiers yesterday. In what world is that acceptable???).

Whatever it is, I'm feeling blaaaahhhh.

Don't get me wrong, we had a great Christmas. Christmas Eve was busy. We cleaned the house, I cooked & carved a turkey, did a little grocery shopping, I prepped a breakfast casserole (which didn't turn out at all... what a waste), and got my sweet potatoes started. We went to church, and then came home and did our traditional Christmas Eve appetizers and movie (I had to get my Ralphie fix).

Christmas morning was fun. My Beloved really loved his presents (his main gift was a framed print of a picture of the Cal.gary Fl.ames locker room, with his name on one of the jerseys), and yes, humble readers, I got my Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer! (Used it on Christmas morning to mix my sweet potatoe casserole)

The drive to my MIL's was nice. Very pretty actually, with a pale blue sky and the fields and trees covered in snow.

Mom C loved her new computer. We had all chipped in to get her something more up to date (her old 'puter didn't have any usb ports and was painfully slow). I ate too much and drank too much wine. I won a round of cards, so now I have a wallet full of dimes.

It really was a good Christmas. I'm just tired, and not looking forward to going to work today. I'm hoping that when I wake up tomorrow morning, AF will have arrived and I can move on to a new cycle, with new hope. This cycle's hope is a little worse for wear.


  1. Hi there! I'm new to ICLW and thought I'd stop by!! have a happy new year!

  2. I think there is always a bit of a post Christmas letdown. I hope this upcoming cycle is a success.

  3. isn't everyone dealing with the post-Christmas let down? I know I am, glad it's all over though. Now if I can just get through NYE...

  4. I'm with you and the other commenters...the build-up and anticipation for Christmas culminate in a wonderful holiday and then... it definitely takes time to recover!

    Loving your optimism about AF and a new cycle.

    And WAY COOL that you got the mixer you'd been wanting. :)

  5. Dealing with some post-Christmas blahs here too. Wishing you all the best on this next cycle - and yay for a new Kitchen Aid mixer! Love mine too!

  6. I'm sorry that you are feeling the post-holiday blahs. It's hard not to feel the swing down after all the build-up. But the mixer sounds wonderful! And lots of prayers on your next cycle

  7. Aww hon I'm sorry you have the post-christmas blues. I'm glad to read you had a good christmas and yey on getting your much wanted Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer!


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