Monday, January 7, 2013

I have not abandoned... reflection and moving foward

I must start by saying I have not abandoned my blog and you my followers. I am on my way back.

As you know I have been away for awhile. Yes, partly due to the holidays but not really. In all honestly my absence wasn’t my idea, rather Gods. I will catch everyone up on our holiday season with a holiday post complete with tons of pictures.

Heres a small recap:
We went back home to Tennessee for Christmas, I had planned on posting from there but tensions were high and we were extremely busy. We came home the day after Christmas. This is where God gave me time to reflect and regroup. After getting home I unpacked our luggage and started a load of wash. The kids took off to their rooms to play with all their new toys. I decided to fire up my computer. I pushed the button and nothing… no juice. After talking to our neighbors we learned there was a pretty crazy electrical storm while we were gone. We decided to order a new power supply hoping that would fix the problem.
Then the same night while cooking diner my youngest pulled my phone off the counter dropping it and smash. Broken phone. So if you’re tracking that’s no phone and no computer. At this point I was a bit apprehensive to even touch my tablet or drive my car.
For a while now I’ve know that I’ve needed a technological break. I guess I just didn’t have the will power to do it myself.
Later that night I decided to deactivate my facebook account. No, it wasn’t a forever step. Yes, were back up and running. I just needed a break. And after two weeks away I am happy to be back. Not complete, my computer wasn’t fixed. I had to take it into a repair shop and well it can’t be fixed. We had to file a claim and we are hoping our insurance will cover my baby. When I first got my iMac last year I thought I was going to throw it out the window on a daily basis. Now that she’s gone I miss her so much. We are still waiting to hear from our insurance and still trying to find a replacement.
Back to my technology break. These past few weeks have been really good I’ve had time to reflect on the past, enjoy the present and plan for the future.

2012 is gone.
2012 wasn’t a great year for me. Last year was tough. I went through some rough stuff with my family, personally and here at home. I wasn’t a good sister (in law), daughter and I could have been a better mother and wife. I am tremendously sorry for this.
We moved twice last year. Thank you Army.
We had some big things and some great things last year too. One of the biggest; my little girl started Kindergarten in August. Hard to believe she is old enough. My baby turned 1 in February (he’ll be two soon).

2013 is my year. I am owning this year. I enter this year with a lot of unknown but I am so ready to embrace it! This is my year and I am redesigning me. I plan to knock off several items from my 30 before 30 checklist. This year we will finally make our long awaited phone call to Dave Ramsey. We will be off of active duty. We will move again. We will restore our lives as civilians. We are hoping to purchase a home. We will achieve and we will succeed.

1 comment:

  1. 2012 seemed to have kicked quite a few of our butts. Praying 2013 blesses you and your family like crazy! Abundance, joy and love!! Glad to have you back {at a pace that works for ya!}