Hey everyone! I’m back! Though I didn’t actually leave, I have been absent from the blog scene for a few weeks and I sincerely apologize for that. When I first started blogging I was also following numerous other blogs. I wanted to see how they did it, what they wrote about, and how frequently they posted. Something I decided early on was that I never wanted to be one of those bloggers who just goes silent for weeks on end and you never really know when they’re coming back—if they’re coming back. I hated checking their site every few days and seeing the same post from weeks’ past—never getting an update on their whereabouts or why they were absent. Eventually I stopped following them altogether. As a reader I felt cheated.
“I take time out of my day to check up on your blog, and you can’t even do me the courtesy of updating it or telling me you’re going off the grid for a while?”
However now that I’m on the other side of it, I am a little more lenient on those bloggers. It’s hard coming up with new content every few days that is fresh and exciting! For me it doesn’t matter if there’s too much going on in my life, or if things are pretty quiet. If I’m in my own head for too long it’s really hard to get out of it. And to you, dear reader, that’s where I’ve been: in my own head.
As I’ve mentioned in previous posts I’m an introvert by nature, and while I love many aspects to being an introvert there is also a dark side that goes along with it. The fact that I can get so deep in my own head that it sometimes feels like I’m underwater is a characteristic I’ve been fighting against for years. And while I can now lessen the intensity and longevity of my fog, it is something that rears its ugly head from time to time.
The last few weeks have also been pretty hectic. My boyfriend came out for another visit a couple of weeks ago—the last one for quite a while, and now my dad and his girlfriend are here visiting as well. It’s been wonderful having all these visitors and I have so many stories to tell, but for today I just wanted to say thank you. Thank you for following along on my journey this far, and I’ll do my best to consistently post about my Maine journey going forward.