I don't know if that posting title is accurate...but I couldn't think of anything quite snappy enough to welcome myself back into the blogsphere. "I'm baaaack" was one option, but that would be stealing from a scary movie that I haven't even seen, because I'm too scared to see it, so it got the no vote. "Hello!" was sparkling and cheery, but, you know, am I REALLY sparkling and cheery?
Well, anyhoo. After Jemma died at the very beginning of January, and was just done. Everything was too much: my sweet cat gone, my dad's Alzheimer's progressing, my family's denial of the repercussions of this, my difficult, DIFFICULT third grade class, my constant, severe hip pain...it was overwhelming.
Things have gotten better, and while my problems have not all disappeared and I'm not dancing around turning lemons into lemonade and singing jaunty tunes, I am dealing with things more proactively and am able to at least see the sunny side of the street a little more often.
So here is a list of three happy things. Just to get the ball rolling for me again. :)
This interior design shoot. The table in front of that fireplace is so yummy!
This pic from etsy, via Regretsy. This website is so funny, though I do feel a little sad for people that have their craft dreams laughed at. I do like these little bags...it's just the initials...you know, they spell cr...well, you know.
Some of the new clothes at J.Crew.
Scout makes me happy. She is lying by my leg, sort-of sleeping but mostly planning on how she is going to freak out when I make my next false move, i.e., get up.
See you soon!