At 6:30 am on Saturday I will be on a plane heading to Florida to get on a big boat and then spend 8 days doing as little as possible. Yet over the last few days I haven’t been excited. I’ve been anxious. I’ve been rundown agitated and unable to focus on things and having difficulty sleeping. I am not anxious about a specific thing. I am not worrying about the plane flight, or getting sick on the ship. I just have a general sense of unease and of being unsettled.
I have been thinking back and I get this same feeling before trips. Whereas other people get more excited and count down how many sleeps until their trip starts I seem to be trying to make the time before pass as slowly as possible. I had the same feeling before Monaco in 2008 and London/Paris in 2012. I loved both trips. I am confused by this. Could it be because of the list of things I have to do? If I was doing something big like going to live in Paris for six months I could understand but I have no idea why I have this reaction to going on a cruise and sitting in a deck chair. Does anybody else experiences this sort of thing?