I'm Still Here!

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Hello friends!

I'm still here. No nothing happened. Everything is fine. I kind of took an intentional/unintentional break from blogging for apparently the past month or so. I'm not really sure what happened besides the fact that I got super overwhelmed by life so I kind of just pulled back and shut off. I stopped blogging, I stopped reading blogs, and I stopped responding to comments (which I profusely apologize for). I was busy at work. Mason started swim lessons which added to our nightly schedule. He had ABA sessions at night which also added to things. It just seemed like life. was. so. busy. and at night? At night I just sat on the couch and mindlessly watched TV and didn't even turn my computer on for a whole week (partially also because it's been running ridiculously slow, mainly in part to me having 30,000+ photos in iPhoto... which I am trying to fix). Sounds like I was in some sort of deep depression or something, yikes!, but if you follow me on Instagram, then you know I wasn't. I was just overwhelmed with everything going on and something had to go (the idea of editing a bunch of photos and actually drafting a blog post was giving me serious anxiety).

I'm not sure how often I'll be back here since Mason started kindergarten last week (and we still have ABA sessions at night AND swim lessons once he recovers from his ruptured ear drum), but I would like to post some sort of kindergarten update here in the next week or so. I mean, a lot has happened! Like... I HAVE A KINDERGARTENER! Speaking of, having a kindergartener made me contemplate the idea of moving my blog to private. Again, nothing happened, I'm just playing scenarios around in my head of how much I want to share, what I want to share, and how much of the world I want to have access to said information. For now, I think I will keep it public and just filter what I share, but I'll keep you posted if anything changes.

And lastly, I leave you with a photo of my big boy on his first day of school. Words cannot describe how proud I am of him and how well he is doing.

PS -- Yes, I know that all of my side bar headers are all screwed up as well. Apparently Photo Bucket started charging for their services somewhere during my blog break and I didn't realize that that's where those were stored since someone else installed my template. Working on this too as you read this 😉