This is the depression that as soon as you go to bed on July 4th. July 4th is the high point of the summer as it is the only holiday between Memorial Day and Labor Day. The effects of this are severe if you take your only summer vacation before or during the 4th. Taking a vacation after the 4th greatly decreases the effects of this condition.
(On July 5th) Suzanne: I am so bummed. The 4th of July is over and I haven't taken any time off after that.
Stephanie: You should have done what I did and planned a vacation for the end of July. You are getting the full effects of the Post 4th of July Blues while I am only getting a mild effect.