I’ve spent my last couple of weeks (maybe longer?) feeling more stress than I’d like. It started off slow and innocent-like, but has been building up level by level until finally last week I broke down and cried. At work. In front of a kind almost-stranger. I don’t know who else is like this, but when I feel like I’m barely handling things, if someone goes out of their way to be nice to me (in this case asking in a very concerned voice “so how are you?”), that’s what usually causes me to spill over.
Kato and I went for a walk in Assiniboine Forest today. Actually, I went for a walk while she went for a run — I think she covers about three times the distance that I do with all of her running back, forth and sideways. It is our favorite place to go in Winnipeg, most especially because we choose to go to the quiet/untamed section between Roblin and Grant. We very rarely see any other people and get the forest all to ourselves and the wildlife. I always feel such a sense of peace when I’m in there and wanted to share a small glimpse of how beautiful it is.