Sunday, March 27, 2011

Man, do I suck

My life has been insane for the last year. Nothing genuinely tragic (such as a death or serious medical emergency), but enormous amounts of stress and fucked-upedness. I'm fine and my family is fine but it's been a helluva ride. Obviously I've been absent from here for nearly a year. I still compose posts in my head on a daily basis but never get off my fat ass to write them. Bloglines essentially went down the tubes and took my list of blogs with it. So I haven't even been reading much. I feel like I got knocked over the head with a frying pan, then was put on a rowboat and set adrift in the Atlantic. I am so woefully out of touch with all of you that I'm not even sure where to start to catch up. And that sucks. However, if *thinking* about you all the time counts more than making the time to actually *contact* you over the last year or to read your blogs over the last 3 months, then I'm all stocked up. I've woefully and dreadfully neglected each and every one of my IF sisters (including TOOTPU and the Braces Bunch) to the point that asking for forgiveness is laughable. But I guess I am. And I'm wondering what's new with you all.


Caro said...

*waves* I transferred everyone over to google reader so I can at least pretend I'm keeping up with everyone.

Delenn said...

Since you and I are close in age (and have children with an age gap); I often think of you. Glad you and the family are fine!

I can totally understand a roller coaster ride--the past year has been rough on a lot of us, I think.

Here's hoping the rest of this year we hear a lot of updates from you--all good, I hope! :-)

Bean said...

Hi!!!! NO need to ask forgiveness. I am just happy to hear from you. And, you're in good company (if I do say so myself!) when it comes to not blogging and being out of touch. I'm sorry to hear you've had a hard year, and I hope things are improving for you. Missed you!

Amy said...

Hey lady! Good to hear from you. No need for apologies, we all have things that come up that keep us from blogging.

Good to hear that all is fine with you and the family.

raisingmiles said...

Hello there! No apologies necessary. Sometimes life just just gets in the way. Hope you're having a good day!

LJ said...

I hear you, girl. I'm almost never on my blog anymore. I'm glad to see you posting though!!

Somewhat Ordinary said...

Glad to hear from you here and on my blog! I hope whatever has been going on is resolved and good things are coming your way!

Meghan said...

Hey there lady!! Good to hear from you. I'm also horrible about blogging, although every few months I swear I'm going to get better and it lasts a week or so.

Sorry you've had a rough year, hoping things turn around for you

Christy said...

Helloooooo! So good to see you back! I've been wondering about you and I'm glad you are all well. I totally get how time gets away . . .

Portia P said...

Hello there!
I'm also totally rubbish about posting. Life is just too hectic to find the time. Lame excuse really.
Glad you're still out there and hope all's ok now?
I should really update my life on my blog - lots going on - but WHEN???!!!
Glad I checked in though xx

Kami said...


Well, not so dramatic events nor so long, but I keep mentally composing posts that never get written.

Glad to hear from you!

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Sunny said...

Hello Beautiful!!!

astral said...

Hi Leah! How are you and the kids? I hope all is well :-)

Heather said...

Hi I’m Heather! Please email me when you get a chance! I have a question about your blog. HeatherVonsj(at)gmail(dot)com

Beautiful Mess said...

Hey hon,
Thank you for your comment and NO it wasn't rude or out of line. I appreciate ANY advice or a different out look on things.
Things are still pretty crazy, but email me and I can fill you in on what's going on.
Thanks again,

Beautiful Mess said...

Ummm if you can't reply to that comment for some reason, my email is :)

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