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Booster Cables Attached…Charged and Ready to Go (Chug, Chug)

How do you start blogging again when you’ve taken such a long break? (It’s been almost 5 months.)

This is the question I’ve been struggling with for a few months.

I figured I needed a catchy title…which, of course, prolonged the process.

I wanted to let you know why I took such a long break…but not necessarily go into all the details.

I wanted to tell you funny stories, or inspiring things I’d seen and experienced…but I didn’t have the energy.

I wanted to share…but didn’t know how.

I finally remembered what I tell my children when they’re overwhelmed.

‘How do you eat an elephant?  One bite at a time.’

OK, in all seriousness…gross.  Elephants are too beautiful to eat…but you get the general idea.

Make a list of everything that needs to get done, take one job at a time, and check it off when it’s done.

So…

Here I am.

Booster cables on…

Getting recharged…

And writing again.

There no doubt will be a little chugging along the way.

Health issues were the reason for the absence.  Nothing life threatening…just life changing.

Health issues that will bring moments of frustration, but mostly acceptance.

Acceptance and maintenance.

Maintenance…and a slow, but steady paced strengthening and endurance plan.

I’m not as sick or as tired as I was…thank God!

So now it’s time to get back to writing.

Are you ready?

‘Cause, I’M BACK!

Patty O

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3 Comments Post a comment
  1. Jan #
    August 9, 2014
  2. Glad to see you are back. I hope you will find the motivation to continue.I love your wittiness and humor just like eating an elephant. 😀 I dropped out for a while and can’t seem to get back at it–also health related. Wishing you the best! – Amy 🙂

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    August 12, 2014
  3. (That makes 3 of us), but my health issues are over and I’m back in the blogging saddle again. I still can’t post every day like I used to, as Patty said, life does get in the way sometimes!
    It IS hard to start posting again after a long absence. I struggled for days and then just thought I’d start typing and see where it went?
    My style has changed a lot, and I don’t have a journal style daily blog anymore, but I “like” my blog more now. It feels more like me (than the person who was struggling through pain and health issues last year). It took me a couple of posts to find my feet, but I found them sooner than I expected. It feels great.
    So good to see you back Patty, looking forward to hearing more from you and yours. xx

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    August 13, 2014

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