Blog Ah, Portland At the vegan cafeteria, there is a full-spectrum lamp that customers are invited to use to combat their (nearly inevitable, it seems, in our cloudy city) seasonal affective disorder. May 12, 2007 By Sara Tempting fate? Ill-advised You Might Also Like Catch-up day September 10, 2013 Status update. May 23, 2015 “He’s a gym teacher. There’s no upward mobility.” January 11, 2006 Dawn May 13, 2007 at 8:06 am It certainly looks bright and inviting. I’m pretty sure I’ve got the SAD. Over the last week I’ve noticed Jim has started falling asleep before me, and waking up afterward. I started to wonder if he was stressed out or something, then I realized his sleep pattern is the same as always, and I’m swinging into my happy daylight mode, where four months ago I was sleeping like a bear.