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Taking a week off.

July 9, 2012

I’m having a hard time right now. With the anniversary of my mother’s death this week, I am finding myself with just no drive to do anything short of the essentials (as in feeding my kids and maybe bathing regularly). So I’m trying to allow myself this time to just be sad. After all, it’s a sad time. So I hope you understand that I’ve decided to not post any entries here for the rest of this week. I’m just too tired. I’ll do my best to stay up on comments. I will be back next week, hopefully feeling back to my normal self.

Thanks for understanding.

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11 Responses to “Taking a week off.”

  1. garry Says:
    July 10th, 2012 at 3:18 pm

    Hi Bonnie!
    as you have said, “Life is to short”
    especially so for some ;(
    my mum died at 42 I was still a kid and never really
    got to know her.
    but then, it really doesn’t matter when, does it.
    It would always be as hard.
    (((hugs)))
    Garry

  2. Nicole Says:
    July 11th, 2012 at 10:18 am

    I’m right there with you. Anniversary of my cousins murder is this week…

    Everyone deserves a break – relax and get your body and mind into a good place again. We’ll be here when you get back.

  3. leah Says:
    July 17th, 2012 at 10:33 am

    its been over a week, need new post!

  4. Karla Says:
    July 17th, 2012 at 5:36 pm

    Praying for you! take all the time you need.

  5. Kelly Says:
    July 18th, 2012 at 2:58 am

    Thoughts of rejuvination and wishes for fond memories being sent your way. -kmg

  6. Bonnie (SOAM) Says:
    July 18th, 2012 at 10:50 am

    I know! I’m feeling much better emotionally, but got hit by a stupid head cold. I’m going to try to get a couple of posts ready for the rest of this week. And then I am going to nap.

  7. Sarah Says:
    July 19th, 2012 at 11:49 pm

    I am so sorry to hear about your mother. :( That’s so sad. I totally understand. Even a year later, the pain must still be there. Hang in there.

  8. Mom of 4 including twins Says:
    July 20th, 2012 at 1:36 pm

    Glad you are feeling a bit better. I was feeling down that week too coincidentally. My deceased mom’s birthday fell that week. Missing her. I think it’s really important to honor our mothers always, even when they are gone and to let ourselves grieve when we need to.

  9. Bonnie (SOAM) Says:
    July 21st, 2012 at 5:19 pm

    It really is. I struggle with it, though, because it’s the opposite of what society expects of us. Even after all these years of knowing that society’s influence is mostly bullshit, I still struggle with it. I hope you are more at peace this week. Thank you for your support. :)

  10. Sarah Says:
    September 12th, 2012 at 8:24 pm

    So sorry to hear about your mama, Bonnie. I’m glad that you were able to take some time to yourself in your mourning.

  11. Meena Says:
    October 11th, 2012 at 6:46 am

    I am sorry for your loss. Take care.

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