I bet you’re wondering whether you should be sending me flowers at a hospital somewhere and “What tha heck is RVW Syndrome?”
Well, dearest readers, RVW is short for “Rip Van Winkle.”
And, RVW Syndrome is an entirely fictitious disease I just made up, mere seconds ago, as I was staring at that blank box where the “title” of the blog post is supposed to go.
For a several weeks I’ve been thinking to myself, “I really need to do a post on my blog!“And the “Title” that has been stuck in my head every time I have that train of thought is “Rip Van Winkle.”
Well, “Rip Van Winkle” keeps popping into my head because over the past few months I feel as if I’ve been asleep. I feel as if I’m waking up from a dream — from a very long sleep — thus “Rip Van Winkle!”
Aha! say the teeming masses! (I TOLD you that my mind was a scary place! *grin*)
In many ways, I do indeed feel as if I have been sleep walking through the past few months.
Another way to phrase this feeling is: I’ve been on automatic pilot. Or, to say: I feel as if I were numb. As if I have been taking pain medication and the pain meds are wearing off now.
Or, that I was in shock and Read the rest of this entry