Monday, March 15, 2010

Recharging My Batteries


I'm back, all charged up and read to GO! Almost.


First, I have to play catch up. Which is inevitable after a vacation. Mail, emails, calls, visiting my favorite blogs...


In fact, I knew someone who dreaded vacays b/c of all the work that needed to be done upon returning.


Anyway, I really needed that break because I was beginning to feel like this:


As bloggy friend Elena J said in one of her posts, it's called wearing too many hats. For too long. And the hats were beginning to weigh me down.

Wife, mother, columnist, YA writer, critiquing others work, jewelry maker, blogger, networking on all the social media sites... SIGH

So what about you?

Too many hats weighing you down?

20 comments:

Nisa said...

Yea! So glad you're back! That picture is so appropriate though! heh! We all need to take blogging breaks. I've been taking a partial for about a month now. Still doing Ten-word Tuesdays and checking some blogs, but I've cut back a lot! I think everyone understands that feeling at times.

The Small Fabric Of My Life said...

I know just how you feel. I will be away next week and I am just hanging on in there until then!

Maddy said...

So glad you're back! You've truly been missed :) I know the feeling of wearing too many hats. But sometimes, it's ok to hit the PAUSE button.

Acting Balanced Mom said...

glad your vacay was great! I totally understand about the too many hats... its always a fine balancing act... although this week I'm ahead til Friday on posts! I had a few prolific hours and took advantage, so blogging is at least taken care of for the week :)

Shannon O'Donnell said...

Welcome back! I love that froggy pic - too cute! I need to find a way to check-out for a while. I am definitely wearing too many hats these days. :-)

Ann said...

Welcome back! You were missed! Too many hats? Totally!

Tina Lane said...

I hope you had a wonderful trip! I am planning a break for myself too.

Admittedly, I have purged most of my extra hats, but there is always something.

Lourie said...

Yeah how come we have to wear tons of hats and the men in our lives wear one...to cover the bald spot or bad hair. Whichever applies. Welcome back!

kallaydoscope said...

I'm feeling the "too many hats" syndrome right about now too. And it's only going to get busier. I better figure out that whole balance thing before it gets out of control around here!

I hope your vacation was splendid! :D

Sharlene T. said...

But, isn't it great that you can, don't you think? An occasional holiday and you're ready for the next plunge. The alternative is too depressive. Thanks for coming back and perking me up with that great photo...

Christina Lee said...

True, Sharlene! very true!

Just Breathe said...

Some days it's too many blogs I follow but I love them all deeply.
Some days you just have to push the button "Mark All As Read" especially after a vacation.

Pam said...

Welcome back...hope that you had a great break.

Lisa and Laura said...

Welcome home! We've missed you! As for our hats...I'm not even sure which one I'm supposed to have on anymore.

Roni @ FictionGroupie said...

I know how you feel, sometimes it's hard to keep all the balls in the air.

Jeannie, Jane, Angel, Mommy, etc.. said...

I am SO glad that you are back and got the time to recharge. I know that we all need it every once in awhile. I LOVE that picture by the way. It's just too cute. Maybe that is because I love frogs though. :)

Alexis AKA MOM said...

Oh I hear you, I've been feeling that I've been pulling myself in so many different directions lately! Good for you to take a break!

Little Ms J said...

Hope you had a wonderful time!!

Retro Chick said...

I'm glad you feel refreshed. Sometimes we just need a change of scenery.

Homesick Cajun said...

I'm glad to see you back! We all need a break from our virtual realities once in a while!

Hope you're well rested and relaxed!!