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Blogging Thoughts

Once again, I'm rethinking my whole blog. Rethinking the purpose of it, the joy of it, my tagline: "The Ramblings and Adventures of a SAHM with Furry Animals"....all of it.

While it has been about some of my ramblings, it's been heavy on "Fitness" (and I use that term loosely as it pertains to me LOL) and less on parenthood/my kids and my furry critters lately, which was the whole premise of it. And yes, I'm aware that blogs are notorious for changing with the "owner" as the owner progresses through life's ups and downs but most of them stay to true to their beginnings.

I WANT to stay true to my original reason for wanting to blog. For my "inspiration" to start: My animals. My family.

The problem is tho (and you know there's always a "problem") is I just can't seem to find the time to sit down to put my thoughts and pictures down. The "fitness" posts are easy, all I have to do is take screenshots, post them and I'm done.

No one tells you that blogging is hard. You wouldn't think it is but it is. It takes thought and wit (which I have very little of to begin with LOL) and catchy pictures.

I've seriously thought about just changing this to a private blog and using it as an online diary of sorts to go back to later and reminisce. Maybe "invite" family so they can see what's going on in our lives. But then I go back to the 'but, all I do lately is blog Fitbit stats', maybe I should just shut this whole thing down, just delete it and be done with it. Although we all know that once you post something online, it's out there for good. Which leads to another issue: do I REALLY want McKayla's name and picture out there for any creep to see?

I enjoy blogging. I truly do. I like being able to go back and see what's happened. When I was pregnant with Chris, I carried around a little composition book and wrote down my thoughts, how I met his Dad and other notes and then once he was born, I wrote down milestones and what he got for birthday and Christmas gifts. I did pretty well for about his first 5 years or so but it quickly petered out, mainly b/c I lost the book when I left his Dad. I tried doing the same thing for McKayla when I found out I was pregnant with her, and at first, I did pretty well but I just didn't keep up with it.

Enter this blog. This blog was my new composition book and it was even better b/c I could add pictures, tag posts and lets face it, I can type a HELL of a lot faster than I can write, not to mention my hands don't cramp from typing LOL

So, now you know the "beginning" of my blog. Where it all begin, why I started it in the first place and maybe now you can understand my thoughts of just giving up too, since it's not what I "envisioned" it to be.

I don't know.

Once again, I'm rambling and probably makes no sense but at least you get a little taste of the thoughts that continously run through my head.

Oh, and to add to that....or because of that, today is my birthday. Another year older and I feel like I've accomplished nothing with my life in the 30+ years I've been on this planet and I can't even keep a seemingly simple blog at least somewhat active.

So there's that.

I don't know what to do with it, but there it is.

I'll be fine. I always am. Just needed to vent. Thanks for reading my nonsense and rambling. :-)


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