I’m alive! I know, I know… It’s been a while. I should say I’m sorry but I’m not. I’ve actually enjoyed the past few weeks of not worrying about opening my computer up to write a blog post. Or snapping pictures of everything I eat, everything we do, or just everything. Don’t get me wrong, there’s a lot of things I really enjoy about blogging. However I’m now going on year 5 of blogging and I’m just not as passionate about it as I once was. Probably because I’m typically pretty busy just being a mom but also because I’ve grown a little tired of constantly being an open book. For the past 4 years I’ve shared nearly everything with my readers. Even opening up about the struggles we’ve had with infertility and miscarriages. Which I don’t regret and in some ways feel that it helped me to get through that extremely difficult time in our lives. However, through the past several years of being so open I’ve also received a lot of judgement. For some reason people like to judge others. Judge the clothes they’re wearing, the food they’re eating and the choices they’re making. Even though people like to say they don’t I would often get comments on my blog placing judgement on things I was doing. I would be at a party with friends who read the blog and would hear things like, “Oh Giselle won’t eat that it’s not healthy enough.” AND I would get emails from readers questioning the choices I was making. Some offering advice and just trying to be helpful but others basically just judging. Most the time I could easily shrug it off, brush it under the rug and move on. But lately I’ve been wondering if it’s even worth it to put time and effort into something, someplace where others just end up judging? Especially when my time can be directed at more important things like my family.
So where does this leave us? I’m not saying I’m done blogging completely. I do love to share healthy recipes, workouts and my life with others. I love to connect with new people, to read about others lives and to find friends that live across the country. BUT for now I think I’m going to take some time to focus on my family, my health, and the business of helping others get healthy.
I plan to pop in from time to time sharing things about our lives, healthy recipes and workouts but will definitely not be posting daily let alone weekly posts for the time being. If you follow me on Facebook or IG you can see more updates from me and definitely make sure you subscribe via email to get notifications on new posts.
AND of course I’ll leave you with a picture of what’s taking up most my time these days… My little squish!