Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Happy

For a number of reasons, I’m feeling pretty good these days.  First, I got my (old) job back. Second, I started working and found that I liked it...far more than I could have anticipated. Third, Tim’s software development business has rapidly picked up and he’s busier than ever. Fourth, I’m going to BlogHer (can I get a HOLLLLLEERRRR on that?). And lastly, but almost the most important for me (and as you all know by now) I was recently offered the opportunity to contribute to another blog I adore, Style Lush. 

You guys. I nearly cried when Jennie sent me an email asking if I was interested in writing for her (and Elizabeth’s and Jonna’s) style blog. I’ve always wanted to write. I started this blog as an outlet for the tiny creative side of my brain that was fighting for a little attention. The past two years that I was home with Noah, I toyed with putting myself out there and finding ways to write more but never did. Maybe I was a little nervous that no one would like what I wrote. Maybe I didn’t have confidence in my words, my ideas. Maybe I thought blogging was a silly little thing I did for fun and could never be more than that. Jennie thought differently and for that I am so very grateful.

Now, I go to work everyday to make money to help support my family. And after work, after the family is fed and the boy is in bed, I get to do something for myself. I get to write. I get to spend time doing something that is so, so good for my soul. It feels good to be happy and fulfilled again after such a long road of disappointments and setbacks. Thank you, ladies of Style Lush, for your warm welcome and I can’t wait to meet as many of you as I can in August. I am forever grateful for this opportunity to be a small part of something so great.

8 comments:

Kristin C. said...

I loved your post about the Sweet Baby Shower! Good job and congrats on all the good stuff life is bringing your way!

Nilsa @ SoMi Speaks said...

From the little I know about you, it sounds like you were a great SAHM. But, now that you're parenting, working and freelancing (even if it's pro bono), it sounds like you're now a full-fledged ROCK STAR. So awesome. So exciting. The road ahead is bright!

Hillary said...

It's lovely when your life feels balanced.

Elizabeth said...

Yeah! We are very happy to have you.

parkingspot said...

So so so happy for you!!

bessie.viola said...

yay! This made me smile, so big. :)

Jennie said...

We're the lucky ones lady. Thank you.

Rougeneck said...

I am so proud of you. And SO happy you're coming to BlogHer. HOLLLLAAAHHHH!!!