Hi pals! It’s been awhile since I’ve written right here. A lengthy whereas….
It wasn’t on objective after which it was on objective.
For the sake of my sanity and just because there actually isn’t sufficient time to do every little thing I need to do, one thing needed to give, and running a blog was it. What I discovered throughout my little break was that I actually take pleasure in writing right here. Though I’ve turn into extra cautious through the years in what I do and don’t write right here, finally I really like writing and this weblog provides me a special outlet to do it. I can spill my thoughts on the display after which after re-reading it a few occasions I can hit publish. There is not any pitching of concepts to an editor, ready for approval, questioning why I pitched stated concepts as a result of I do not know how I’ll write about them. I don’t doubt myself once I write right here, I simply write. Yes, there have been fairly a number of weblog posts the place I then later was like oh good lord Dorothy what have been you considering, however for probably the most half I cherish the posts I’ve written right here.
I do know is that this weblog has modified my life. And whereas a number of issues have modified through the years, this weblog was and continues to be a life altering area for me. A area for me to study and develop.
During my little break Chloe celebrated her 11th birthday and Colton his seventh. I ran three races at Rock N Roll Virginia Beach, went to Canada with Garmin to work on a photograph shoot undertaking for a few of their new merchandise, spectacted Ironman Kona with Gatorade Endurance the place I rode a fats tire bike subsequent to Luke McKenzie!!, and ran New York City Marathon. I partied approach too arduous for 3 days in Vegas after which ran as fast as my legs would carry me ending out my sixth yr operating Rock N Roll Las Vegas. I made new associates and caught up with previous ones. I fan girled Mary Wittenberg – and once I requested her if we might take a photograph collectively – she advised me that she had simply favored my post-race selfie on instagram and loves studying my stuff on-line SQUEEEEE with pleasure.
When I break down 2017 in to the locations I traveled I discovered extra on this yr than any yr of my life. For that I’m eternally grateful.
I gained’t promise I’ll be again right here each day as a result of I do know that’s not a sensible objective for me proper now, however I did need to pop in and say hello to whoever is left studying right here. I wasn’t gone, simply have spent the final two months over posting on instagram and twitter as an alternative of right here. That being stated, I like writing, particularly any such writing grammar and spelling errors included – lol so I’m going to do extra of it in 2018 and see the place it takes me.
I hope you all had a stunning time with household and pals over the Thanksgiving vacation. I do know holidays may be onerous for some individuals and I’m considering of you as properly. Life is messy and imperfect, however I consider if we seek for the great in each day – we will discover one thing to be joyful about.