Do I realize that it’s February and I’m just barely posting what I resolve to do this year? Yes.
But better late than never.
Here and Now
While the song “I Resolve” from She Loves Me doesn’t EXACTLY pertain to my resolutions this year. Anytime I find a topic that I can use a broadway song for, I usually want to use it. For 2018, I did try to make some new resolutions and goals. Some are stretch goals, while others are a little bit more attainable. Read More
Do you ever sit looking at a blank screen WANTING to write something, but feeling like you have nothing to say? That has been me for the past few months. I’ve been searching for what to talk about and something to say for a while, but nothing comes out of my fingers.
I think this is a feeling everyone has at some point or another. Wanting to have something to say, but not knowing how to say it. Or feeling like the more you talk about it, the more annoying it is for those reading or listening. The biggest obstacle for me is feeling like no one cares about my news. I know that isn’t true most of the time, but when I talk about a big thing that happened recently, I feel like I’m being selfish.
But you know what?
Sometimes it’s okay to feel like you’re being selfish.
Because chances are, you’re not being as selfish as you feel.
What do I feel like I’m being selfish about? A lot has changed the past few months. The biggest and most exciting is that the husband and I got custody of a 1 year old little boy. This has thrown our whole world upside down. He’s very sweet and super smart and I’m excited that in just a couple months we will be able to officially adopt him. Being a mom is something I’ve always wanted, and this little boy has made all that happen. This whole adoption process has been so emotionally, physically and financially draining. But every time that little goober claps or laughs, I know it will all be worth it.
As this change continues, I find myself rediscovering how to balance wife life, mom life, fandom life, blogger life, and work life. That’s a lot of lives for one person. It seems that the blogger life has be the one to suffer most. If y’all have any advice, I’ll gladly take it! 😉
With this new life to balance, I’m also trying to figure out where I want to take this blog. Will it be a nerd!mom blog? Maybe I’ll try my hand at some reviews or some nerd crafty how to’s. Whatever I decide to do here and whichever way I choose to go, I hope you’ll be patient and bear with me and stick with it. Sometimes its just time for something a little different.
Now that you know what’s been going on with me and the reason for the radio silence, drop a comment below and let me know what is happening in your life! I’d love to catch up a bit!
Anyone ever tell you you’re overly enthusiastic? I openly admit it. I often refer to myself as someone who is overly enthusiastic about a lot of thing all at once. While some could see that as a bad thing, I choose to see it as a good thing.
When I see/read/watch/experience something I like, I tend to like to repeat it. Over. And over. and over again. This is a list of things I am “overly enthusiastic” about this week: (chances are, it’ll change next week)Read More
Happy April Everyone! Lets try setting some small goals for the month and (hopefully) keep them.
April is always a fun month for me because it is my and the husband’s anniversary (9 YEARS!!!). This year we’re doing a stay-cation and planning on sleeping in, staying up late, playing loads of video games, and getting our house in order a bit. This will be our first anniversary since we started our Ketogenic lifestyle so any treats we decide to have for our anniversary, will be an interesting surprise.
I’ve been staring at this blank entry space for an hour trying to figure out what kind of excuse I could use for falling away from my blog for the past few months. Then I realized. I don’t need one. Not that I’m not sorry for not checking in, I totally am! But I’m human. Sometimes things get in the way and we have to adjust our priorities and figure out a new way to do the same thing. I just wanted to take a second to play catch up!
I’m going to continue to make time and have fun with this blog. I have never wanted this blog to be one that I just write in because I have to. I love being able to come here and pour my heart out about my favorite nerdy things and know that I have a support system in my readers and friends to back me up.
Earlier today the official trailer for Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life was released by Netflix. I watched it and was hit by one of the largest waves of nostalgia I’ve ever experienced. Don’t believe me? Watch for yourself and tell me how you feel.
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The past month has been a bit insane. Hence why there isn’t more posts on this for a while. But I’m hoping to turn this around and get back in the swing! To start that a little, I’m going to be a little selfish and talk being proud of yourself. I realize the post before this was the same thing, but sometimes, you just need to be proud of yourself. This month, I’m pretty proud of myself for completing all the races I’ve signed up for this year!
A few weeks ago, I sat in a panel at Salt Lake Comic Con with Tahmoh Penikett (if you thought I was done talking about SLCC after my last post, Nooooooooope!), who brought up his practices for remaining grounded. One of the things he brought up was his meditation practices. He spoke about how he works meditation into his daily routine regardless of what he’s doing that day and how it helps him keep his head and had helped him out of some dark places in his past.Read More
(The title “Self Love” sounds a lot dirtier than I mean for it to…)
Too frequently we get down on ourselves. We nit pick and poke at things about ourselves that only we see and tend to focus on the negative. To me, loving yourself is also one of the most difficult things to accomplish. It’s too easy for us to blind ourselves to what we’re good at or assume that it doesn’t matter that we’re good at that thing. These blinders, limit our capability to bloom in the areas we succeed. We don’t often get the chance to indulge in a little self love.
To combat this, on the third Sunday of every month (may turn into more often later), I’ll be posting about something that in the past month I have accomplished or improved about myself. This can be physically, intellectually, emotionally and even spiritually. This could even be something you did to treat yourself to something. Maybe a break down of an at home spa day, or even what you’ve done to let yourself decompress lately. Anything that allows you to show that it is perfectly okay to love yourself.
If you’d like to participate please do, feel free to post your link in my comments and use #SundaySelfLove on social media for me to share it!
Everyone deserves to feel good about their own accomplishments! And I personally would love to know what makes you feel good about yourself recently.
So go ahead, toot your own horn! 😉
(author note: literally every idea I had about showing self love sounded dirty. XD )
What is something you did recently that made you feel good about yourself?