Welcome to November! In honor of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) – I’m going to try to work on a few writing projects. No, none of them are an actual novel – but I just want to get in the spirit of getting back to writing. After all, they say that a habit is formed after 21 times, right? So if I write a little bit every day this month maybe I’ll get back in to the habit of writing again.
I’ve felt bad about this blog – averting my gaze when it would come up on my computer while I focused my attention on other websites I work on. Kind of like that friend in high school that you would hang out with if no one else was around. (I was that “other friend” so I know where of I speak.)
When I first started this blog, it was cathartic – helping me work through my feelings about being back on the dating scene in my 40s. When a dating interaction went bad, I turned that frown upside down by using it as material for my blogs.
Then I found love, and not wanting to over-expose it (especially since I thought I had found love before and was wrong) I hesitated to write too much about it. So I stopped sharing with my blog and just focused on my new relationship.
I tried to change my blog – talking about cooking, and TV shows, and other things. Reality? Not as appealing, and therefore it too trailed off to the nothingness.
So now what? Well, we try again. Being honest, talking about my life, lessons I’m learning, things I find funny. I’m not going to go back and try to catch up – let’s just draw our line in the sand and say, “here. this is where we start. With a little bit each day for the next 30 or so days. And then – let’s go from there.”
Ready? Let’s do this.