Ennui

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Louise Bourgeois, Untitled, 2005 (detail). Fabric, 18 x 22 inches © Louise Bourgeois. Courtesy Hauser & Wirth.

 

en·nui (änwē′, än wē)

noun

weariness and dissatisfaction resulting from inactivity or lack of interest

This seems to be my state of mind lately. I’m blaming it on my thyroid. The doctor is changing the dosage, and until the next blood test, I won’t know if that really is the reason for my listlessness. 

list·less

adj \ˈlist-ləs\

Definition of LISTLESS

: characterized by lack of interest, energy, or spirit listless melancholy attitude>

But…that’s my story, and I’m sticking to it! Every morning, though, I wake up with enthusiasm that just kind of peters out before too long. I also know that if I were to tackle some dreaded task on the to-do list, some of that listlessness would go away. Will finish up the last few inches on the weaving tomorrow ‘cause weaving always makes everything better.

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