Thursday, December 29, 2011

CareBear in Hibernation

My brother has called me CB, short for CareBear for as long as I can remember. 

Lately, the name seems especially appropriate.  Not because I identify strongly with the CareBears, but because I've sort of gone into a self-appointed hibernation period. 

I don't have any gigs scheduled until mid-January.  I'm just spending a lot of time at home.  Perhaps a dangerous amount of time.

Because instead of feeling like this break is doing wonders and I'm feeling refreshed, I'm instead thinking I never want to leave my house again!

I know we all go through it from time to time.  That feeling of, "WHAT in the world am I doing with my life?"  I'm feeling it.  It may also be a little bit of post-holiday blues.  It's a funky time of year.  

All I know is that I look forward to feeling like I'm ready to get back out, and I'm a little worried I won't ever get to that feeling.

For now, I'm just in hibernation.


Melissa Sarno said...

I'm always in the 'what in the world am I doing with my life?' camp. I hope you find some peace and clarity in your hibernation. Can't wait for you to return with big plans. Happy New Year my friend!

Jadyn @ Dutch.British.Love said...

January tends to have that effect on me too. Other than having to go to work, I mostly want to stay in and craft, reflect on my life and watch TV. :)

I hope you'll be able to enjoy your hibernation time a bit and that it will soon start feeling less 'funky! Wishing you a most happy and blessed 2012 Kerri!

Anonymous said...

It IS a funky time of year! And as much as I love the holidays, I'm always so glad when it's over so that funky funk will go away!!!

I guess that's why I'm delving into painting and letting go of the jewels. My hibernation lasted a very long time and now I'm ready for some new challenges. Just as I know you will do as well, Kerri. You're way too talented to stay home for long =-)

Happy New year to you, dahling! May 2012 be full of grace and love and lots of gigs!!


Kerri said...

well, thank God for the blog world. it's something i always love even when i'm feeling this way. i love writing it, and i love the connection with other bloggers and readers out there. cheers to you guys! :)

Valerie said...

i've been having the same thoughts about what i'm doing with myself. i've never known what i want to be when i grow up, and even at 41, i still don't know! in the winter, i definitely go into hibernation mode. it's just so dark and cold all the time...i'd rather be home in front of a fire, eating comfort food.

enjoy your quiet time. when you're ready to get back out there, you will! :o)