Committing to a blog at the beginning of the year, only to take an unannounced, unexpectedly long break the third month in, wasn't exactly what I had in mind. I've been quite anxious about having dropped all communication without explanation. So this, the first chance I've had to do so, is my apology for leaving you in a dark, postless blogosphere.
With tonight being the first official night of my newfound life, now would be a good time to tell you that I've made a decision. [For those of you that have gone through an emotionally traumatic situation can understand that making one decision, or even just part of a decision, is huge. HUGE.]
Instead of putting focus on upcycling the fabric and finds from my studio bins, I'm going to try to eeck out some positive energy towards upcycling myself and my newfound life.
There. I said it.
I am agreeing with my gut that I need to take a break.
I will however, share my good days with you along the way. You know the ones that have a bonus bottle of "Look! 20% Extra Creative Energy!" attached?
I used my extra 20% tonight actually. After a slight battle with my pj's and PPV that I didn't think I as going to win, I decided to take a friend's advice of treating myself to a good night out.
I didn't have the energy to prance around town all gussied up, ending the night taste-testing new, frilly cosmo's at The Loft like my concious was telling me to do. So I went window shopping instead.
After only a little browsing and one "oh my god I think I'm going to cry right here in the store!" scare, I managed to find exactly what I didn't know I was looking for: