I’m taking a break but I will be back :)

Posted March 15, 2015 by Michelle in Uncategorized / 19 Comments

Hello Friends,

I just wanted to let you all know I am going on a short hiatus, how short, I don’t know. The last few months my “Real Life” has been an emotional roller coaster with my son. In November I was informed that he has a bit of a mood disorder similar to Bi-Polar Disorder, this goes along with his anxiety and autism. The last few months his behavior has been the worst because if the mood, he has gone through manic episodes that last hours to feelings of no longer wanting to be here and at one point wanted to throw himself out a window. He also had a serious episode at school and had to be release into my custody and needed to be cleared by a hospital to make sure he was not a harm to himself (he was cleared). That was a lot for us as a family to take and it hit us pretty hard but I have pushed through keeping the faith and holding onto hope that we will find a way to help him. We have started him on a new medicine and I am hoping this is the start of a new chapter in our lives with a son who feel better about himself and more comfortable in his skin, plus one that doesn’t want to leave this earth any time soon.

However….

Today I realized as I let things sink in I have became overwhelmed and sort of just fell apart which is why I think I might be in a blogger slump. So I am going to take the next couple of days or a week and just pull myself together again, get those emotions out and move on, also drink lots of wine πŸ™‚ I am not one to sit and watch the world pass me by but I think this has left me with a bit of depression and I need to get a handle on it before it gets out of control.

So please don’t miss me to much I will be back but the blog this week will be quiet (I have two posts scheduled). The one thing that keeps me grounded is my love for books and this blog, it’s my own personal therapy. I would never want to stop it and I don’t want to lose any of my friends/followers, I’m just tired and need a break.

Bloggiesta starts on Monday the 23rd I am hoping to be back by then because I have a lot I want to do but I might not be back 100% since Bloggiesta has a lot to do with behind the blog that is probably where you will find me. I am hoping this will be a short break but I just need time….BUT I WILL BE BACK!!

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About Michelle

I am a mom to two pretty amazing kids, three pretty cute fluffy children and a wife to one adorable husband. I am a gamer, reader and a graphic designer with 20 years experience. I recently started my own business "Limabean Designs" to help other bloggers, authors and anyone else create amazing things that they would be proud to show off. I have been reading since forever and started blogging because I love sharing all the awesome books this world has to offer. I am also the co-host for the COYER Challenge, Reading Assignment Challenge, Author Luv, Bloggiesta and the Bookish Resolutions Challenge. I try to create a warm welcoming environment on my blog where authors, readers, and bloggers will have a great time. Let’s chat books, games, blogging, recipes, design, or family over a cup of coffee and a glass of wine!

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19 responses to “I’m taking a break but I will be back :)

  1. Sorry to see things are going so bad for you… how heartbreaking o hear your son is doing so badly he might harm himself. Simply heartbreaking </3 Of course I would never stop following you simply because you need a break, we all do at some point! I just had one at the end of last year because my life was not only exhausting but plain stressful. Take a break, get some relaxation and hopefully you will come back better than ever!

  2. Bea

    *HUGS* Best wishes to you and your son. You need to take care of yourself as well as your son. Take your time and I’ll see you when you get back.

  3. *big hugs* I hope the new medication will help, and I’m sending positive, strengthening thoughts to all of you. Just take your time Michelle. We’ll all be here when you get back!

  4. *Hugs* Michelle. Take care of yourself and your son. We will miss you, but relieving all stress and additional obligations is understandable. We want you to love the time you spend on the blog. Hope we see you soon

  5. *huggles* We love you, Michelle! You just hang in there, and take care of yourself and your beautiful family. We’ll still be here whenever you get back! And you know how to reach me if you want to chat <3

    • Thanks Reanna <3 I will be back soon! It's just been one thing after another and the break will be nice! Should be back in time for bloggiesta because I made quite a list πŸ™‚

  6. *Hugs* You know I’m a text/phone call away! I have my fingers crossed that this new medicine is the answer! Enjoy your break!

  7. You take as long as you need, Michelle. Your health and that of your family come first. πŸ™‚ I am sorry you’re having such a difficult time with your son. I’ll keep your family in my prayers and send positive and healing thoughts your way. As everyone has said, we’ll be here when you get back. <3

  8. I am sorry to hear that you are going through so much but I will keep you and your family in my thoughts. I hope that this blogging break will help eliminate some of your stress. Everyone will still be here when you come back πŸ™‚

  9. *hugs* I am so sad to hear this, but sometimes taking a break is the best solution. I really hope the new medicine helps your son! I can’t imagine how hard it must be to go through this! Have a nice break and I’ll be here when you get back!

    • Thank you, Lola! I agree a break will help put me in a better direction. I think I just need it πŸ™‚ I will be back soon!!! oxoxo