(the misadventures of an expatriate corporate dropout)

Sunday, May 6, 2012

a long cold winter.

I've reopened my blog. I have had much to say and nothing to say... I shut it down because I had laryngitis of my writing voice.

Unlike many blogs I have read, I began my blog filled with excitement and hope and optimism about my coming adventure. Writing about my experiences, sharing the ride brought me great joy.

I struggled writing in the last year because I was struggling in life. I know I probably could have written a lot about all my challenges and received positive words of support. I have even, from time to time, written about a down point here and there. But when it came to the point where it seemed in staring at my keyboard, I could find nothing but personal turmoil and difficulty, I could only shut down for a pause.

At some point I may share some of the challenges which I think might relate to someone considering making such a leap as mind ... I might be able to give some tips to manage or overcome potential hazards.

Suffice it to say, sometimes we become so wrapped up in the stress and problem of the moment, it is hard to step back and look at the bigger picture ... it can become a matter of digging in to find make it through each day.

This blog of mine has always been a pretty open and transparent lens into my life. When I felt the only view I could give was through a strong filter, I decided just to cap the lens for awhile.

I hope to be able to get back into my groove here, write more and move to the next chapter. Not only has writing here given me great pleasure ... I have made some great friends and acquaintances simply from this site. I would hate to lose that future possibility.

à bientôt!

8 comments:

Maureen said...

We all have our struggles. I hope you're seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.

The Pliers said...

In that case, welcome back to your blog, ma chère! Needless to say, I can totally relate to your laryngitis of the blogvoice in the face of life in the trenches in la belle France--my own blog has been silent for quite a while.

At any rate, I love your having compared your blog to a lens on your life and your hesitation to write to a filter. Very nice.

Happy stringing those sentences together into the ropy paragraphs with which you would like to fill this little cyber jewelry box!

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Randal Graves said...

Your laziness has impressed even me.

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