Since I’ve Been Gone

So, I haven’t posted in a while. I have come to accept that it’s okay that I don’t know what the true vision I have for this site is. I’ve worked really hard to figure out lots of things in my life, but have learned that the things we inherently know don’t take any work to figure out. And I am not sure if I inherently know anything about blogging, except that sometimes it feels more like work than fun, and I am trying to focus on things that feel natural. It’s been an interesting process, to say the least.

If you want to learn more about yourself, strip away the things that distract you. For me, that means not working on anything. I use my creativity to distract myself from a lot of things, and in a way it had begun to feel like I was using my powers for evil instead of good. So, I am cleansing my palette and seeing what I come up with. I’m hoping that what I discover feels so natural that I wonder how I never thought about it before.

In the meantime, here’s what I’ve been up to:

- Journaling

- Doodling

- Bowling (we joined a league for the summer!)

- Watching Girls on HBOGO (just started Season 2; I am now on the Lena Dunham bandwagon.)

- Collecting paper/trinkets for a scrapbooking project I might embark on

- Counting down the days to our Destin trip

- Participating in a six week NerdFitness challenge

- Killing it at work

- Planning mine and Shelton’s wedding on Pinterest (except we’re not engaged – oops)

- Still trying to accept the outcome of The Red Wedding

- Embracing summer – it’s finally here!

- Unpacking (still)

- Couponing

- Loving Shelton every single day (truth nugget)

- Gearing up for the Zac Brown Band concert next weekend! (I like my chicken fried)

- Daydreaming a little bit less, living in the moment a lot more

 

What have you been up to? Sometimes just making a little list like this one every now and then is a good reminder of just all the things you’ve accomplished!

Rave on,

Sarah

Comments

  1. Hey! Glad you checked in! I have no idea what direction my blog is going in either but I try to keep it fun. Sounds like you have a lot of cool things to look forward to this summer. Enjoy!

  2. I just got back from a 3 week vacation. It was so refreshing and eye opening to get away. :)

  3. Renée says:

    OMG WHAT IS YOUR NERD FITNESS CHALLENGE. I MUST KNOW. NOW. Ahem email me please!

  4. Hi Sarah – I just read this post and I want to say a big thank you! I have only been blogging for a short time and can 100% relate to the uncertainty that you expressed. Good on you for taking some time out to enjoy life and assess where you’re at and where you want to go. I’m enjoying your blog so I say to keep it up! Che. X

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